Bebel Gilberto is the daughter of Joao Gilberto and Muicha (nee Buarque), two of the most popular Brazilian Bossa Nova singers. Her uncle is singer and composer Chico Buarque. If that weren't enough, she grew up around such great artists like Antonio Carlos...read more
Cinquantenaire Park Brussels: This post wraps up our lovely visit to Belgium. We had fun in Bruges. We certainly liked Brussels a lot, and we loved Ghent. One of the places in Brussels that is easily overlooked is the Parc du Cinquantenaire or...read more
My friend sent this photo to me on Facebook recently. It brought back really good memories. This particular photo was taken on my 30th birthday..ahem..several years ago :-) :-) ;-). It was an all girls weekend to Vancouver, Canada. I had gone there a couple of...read more
Ghent in Audio: Podcast #1 testing! 1..2..3.. Please feel free to leave your suggestions. I am trying something new :-). This is a companion piece if you will to the Ghent post. I have long thought about podcasts, as well doing some video posts. I have put it on the...read more
Ghent: I really, really liked Bruges, but Ghent?! I am totally, completely in love with the city. In all honesty, it seems most people either love one or the other. The difference is like saying you prefer 5 fluffy pancakes topped with 20 cut up...read more
Last Updated: Bruges: On our trip to the beautiful little country that is Belgium, that l highlighted on my previous post, we visited Bruges on a fun day trip from Brussels. It is definitely a place worth seeing. I had first heard of Bruges from the...read more
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