Girona, Spain Travel Guide: The Perfect Day Trip From Barcelona

Girona, Spain is a small city north of Barcelona. Only a 40-minute train ride from the heart of Barcelona, Girona is a must-see if you have a little extra time on your Barcelona trip. It is part of the Catalunya region of Spain, but is vastly different from its neighboring city of Barcelona. If you […]

101 Remarkable Things To Do In Madrid, Spain

The Ultimate List of The Best Things To Do In Madrid, Spain Visit the Royal Palace of Madrid Take a walk through Retiro Park Rent a row boat at Retiro Park Tour the Prado Museum Visit the Sorolla Museum Eat at Mercado de San Miguel Go to the oldest restaurant in the world Shop along […]

Beach Guide to North-Eastern Mallorca

North-Eastern Mallorca Offers Some of The Island’s Best Beaches Alcudia Playa de Muro, Mallorca Best For: Families Pros: Lots of activities and attractions, shallow water good for swimming, long shoreline, free umbrellas, access to the old town Cons: Touristy, can get crowded Best Beach in Alcudia: Playa del Muro The Alcudia coast is probably the […]

Sacromonte Spain: a Modern-Day Village Living in the Past


Sacromonte: The Cave Neighborhood Sacromonte is a mountain neighborhood in Granada, Spain. A walk, or in better terms, hike, through the village is a walk into the past. Gypsies have inhabited this area for years, living simple and unrefined lives. What makes this area so special? The people live like cavemen, i.e., they make their […]

Perspectives From a Black Sand Beach in Tenerife

I’ve never visited a volcanic beach. In fact, I’ve never been to a place remotely close to a volcano. My ideal beach vacation generally includes soft white sand, small waves, and clear blue water. I was visiting the Spanish Canary Islands when I had an entirely different beach experience from what I am accustomed to. Tenerife, […]

One Weekend in Madrid | Complete Travel Guide

Madrid, the third largest city in Europe, is a perfect destination for a weekend trip. However, being such a large city, it is impossible to see everything in one weekend. After living in Madrid for two months, I’ve created a list of all of the essential places to visit and things to do if you […]

7 Spanish Foods For Picky Eaters

The Struggle of an Unadventurous Foodie Abroad   Being a picky eater in a foreign country can be difficult. Part of you wants to try all of the local cuisines and dishes, but when you see that the menu consists of roasted octopus, broiled rabbit, and fried squid, you opt for the hamburger with a […]