Impressions of Barcelona

Story by Anne Burns Barcelona was, for me and my husband, the perfect destination for a week’s getaway. We booked on impulse, taking advantage of special fares, having always vaguely intended to visit the city. We had very little fore-knowledge of Barcelona, other than a TV documentary about the architecture of Antoni Gaudi and a … Read more

Tenerife Time

story and photos by Carrie Toomey I have to admit I hadn’t ever given any thought to Tenerife    in Spain’s Canary Islands as a possible destination for us; thinking it was only for the sun and pool crowd.  But when it came up as a possibility on a Timeshare exchange option after a couple of … Read more

Art in Madrid

story and photos by Nancy Macdonald I too have enjoyed “The Magic of  Madrid” as described by Anne Hofland in the January 2008 issue of this magazine.  My extended stay of two weeks confirmed her descriptions and I hope to add to the highlights she described. My “magic” is Art.  When offered a HomeLink apartment … Read more


Portugal’s Algarve and Comares in Spain

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”5679″ img_size=”full”][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]story and photos by Fred Nagy   Europe has long been a favourite destination for us, both having been born there, but we had never visited the South-West corner – Portugal and Spain – so last year was the year.  We flew to Lisbon and picked up our rental car since we … Read more