Travel Inspiration

Weekly Travel Inspiration: Here Comes the Sun

It has not been a “long, cold lonely winter” for me in Hawai’i, but Spain is experiencing its third consecutive year of recession, with unemployment at 26% for the general population, and over 50% for my age group, the under-30s. This flashmob orchestra, organized by a radio station in Madrid, endeavored to brighten Spaniards’ days by playing The Beatles’ “Here Comes the Sun” at an unemployment office in the country’s capital.

The singer’s accented voice is lovely, and although times are hard right now in many places around the world, “it’s all right,” might be exactly what we need to be telling each other.

Emma Holliday is well-traveled. After 5 years in Boston, she and her husband upended their lives to move to Berlin where she is currently writing a (funny) book about travel and grief and attempting to learn German.

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