Hey guys! Sorry for the year-long hiatus. I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while now and I just got busy with school and work. Well, now that you’ve been waiting so long. Let’s get to it, shall we?! It was a few weeks after returning home to Canada from Spain when I… Continue reading The Truth about Reverse Culture Shock
Frankfurt Three weekends ago, I decided to head to Frankfurt despite my parents and friends’ wishes. It was a bit nerve-wrecking but these are a few things to know about Frankfurt from my point of view: As soon as I arrived, I was blown away by the airport, Frankfurt’s airport is huge but well maintained… Continue reading Frankfurt & Heidelberg
About a month and a half ago, I was nominated for the Sunshine Bloggers Award by an awesome and fellow Canadian blogger, Ashley. Como perderse en espana. Thank you for the nomination. I appreciate it. Check out her most recent post about the ruins of San Pedro de Arlanza. Monastery of San Pedro de Arlanza. Simply beautiful. I’m… Continue reading Sunshine Bloggers Award
About a month ago, my parents and my middle sister came to visit me and we journeyed to Santiago de Compostela for the puente. I had been there in May but failed to write a blog post about my solo trip. I met my family in Madrid, in the craziness that is Puerta de Sol and… Continue reading A piece of my heart is in the North of Spain: Santiago de Compostela!
Hello beautiful people, I’ve been away from WordPress a long time and there’s so much that I’ve done and haven’t shared with you all. I finished my first year in Puertollano with a bang, dinners and parties with friends and coworkers. I spent my lovely ‘casi’ 2 months in Canada with my family and friends,… Continue reading I’m still here.
Last month I had the privilege of going to Cuenca and the surrounding pueblos. Cuenca was a whirlwind of activities, entertainment, eating, drinking and travelling to the city of Cuenca. The weekend was a Feast of San Isidro, the patron saint of labourers and farmers in Madrid and villages across Castilla La Mancha. It was… Continue reading Historic Town of Cuenca
As this school year is coming to an end, I thought it would be great to write a post on this topic. If you’ve ever stayed in a hostel, you’ll know what types of travellers stay there and which ones I’m talking about. I’ve stayed in many hostels and there are different types of travellers but… Continue reading The Types of People in Hostels
Yesterday, I had the chance to escape my city to beautiful Toledo for the day with my friend, Mireria and her parents. I absolutely love Toledo. I visited this beautiful city with my friend last year but seeing it again for the second time, awakened my eyes to its defining beauty. Since this weekend was… Continue reading Beautiful and Historic Toledo
Wow! Wow! Wow! Those were the words coming out of my mouth the whole weekend. Segovia is truly a magical place, complete with a princess fairy castle, an enormous ancient monument and the old town. Segovia is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Everything in this city blew me away. From the aqueduct to the old… Continue reading A Truly Magical City: Segovia
Better late than never. Last week, I had the opportunity to travel to Nice, on the French Riviera in the south of France and Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Let me say one thing. This was my first solo journey from Madrid to France. I have always travelled by myself to another city or country… Continue reading Easter Vacation in France & Denmark