TRAVEL: SPAIN ON MOTORCYCLE

The route of El Cid

 

Last year I dared to travel alone on a motorcycle for the first time, I decided to ride the so called route of El Cid (hero from the reclaimed catholic Iberian peninsula recuperated from Arab invasion), from Old Castile to Valencia, the same path that this mythical legend took […]

MUSIC: NEIL YOUNG “Heart of Gold” (1972)

Pause, Listen and Live

 

I am constantly seeking music that moves me, trying to find a piece that evokes a past that may not return or an unreachable place for me. I thrive in rediscovering and recreating emotions, sometimes forgotten or buried. When I hear songs that are on my mind or when I […]

REDUCE YOUR MORTGAGE TO HALF (or almost)

Break free from slavery to the mortgage

Wouldn’t it be nice to get rid of that mortgage?

Are you also a slave to your mortgage and you feel it as a life sentence? Do you think you have done something terribly wrong in this life and your punishment is to carry this penitence until you die? I hear you, I feel you; […]

LESS IS MORE

less is more

Do more with less, less commitments free you up more, less is more

Clean and free, less is more, according to Mies van der Rohe

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, a German architect, forged the motto LESS IS MORE, the origin of minimalism. “Less is more” means reducing to the essence. It means seeking […]

RECIPES: PINEAPPLE AND GINGER DRINK, ICE-CREAM, SORBET . . .

piña viejuna

 

PINEAPPLE AND GINGER DRINK

 

What do you do with skins and rinds from pineapple? I also threw them away and felt bad for it. Now I recycle them and make tea out of them. I was sad, I felt it was so much waste. Searching and digging enough I found recipes (link) that […]

TRAVEL: 10 BEST THINGS TO DO IN MEXICO

TRAVEL: 10 BEST THINGS TO DO IN MEXICO

What are the best things you can do in Mexico? These are my finalists:

Visit Teotihuacán and feel tiny, yet at the same time mythical, Wander around the streets of the Magical Towns (Pueblos Mágicos), the more the merrier.http://www.pueblosmexico.com.mx/ Admire the baroque facades of colonial churches, step […]

TRAVEL: MEXICO UNDER THE SKIN . . . OR A TEST FOR RETIREMENT? Part 2

Músico en Guanajuato

MEXICO UNDER THE SKIN, KEEPS SOAKING

Here is the second part of the trip to Mexico . . .

Bell towers in the main church of Cholula, built on top a Nahuatl pyramid.

THE GIANT

As I was arriving in Mexico City, just like Calamaro entering the Grand Azteca, I was stiff, I was […]

TRAVEL: MEXICO UNDER THE SKIN . . . OR A TEST FOR RETIREMENT? Part 1

MEXICO UNDER THE SKIN

I told you that NOT everything would be about money on this blog. This is the first post of a series of 3 on travel through Mexico. ENJOY !!

 

Not long ago we entered into this monster of a country that is Mexico, more than 125 million people and a […]

YOU WANT TO RETIRE TOO

YOU WANT TO RETIRE TOO . . . AND YOU KNOW IT

First of all, YOU want to be the master of your life and leave behind the demands of working for someone else, and the stress and the worries that come with it. I share those sentiments. In this blog I will […]