The Great Canary Island: A Holiday in Gran Canaria
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The Great Canary Island: A Holiday in Gran Canaria

It all started with an early morning flight. My friend, Monica, and I had decided that it was worth trekking to Madrid’s airport at 5am to catch a well-priced flight to Spain’s Canary Islands. Why? We had heard the Canary Islands were magical – several different islands off the coast of Morocco in the Atlantic … Continue reading

The Spanish Titans: Madrid vs. Barcelona
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The Spanish Titans: Madrid vs. Barcelona

Whether you’ve lived in Spain or not, it’s fairly well-known that any comparison between Madrid and Barcelona often ends in a heated debate. More often than not, football (the world’s most popular sport, of course) is often at the center of such a debate, or at least mentioned. This was, in truth, how it was … Continue reading

Munchies Monday: Sumosan Sushi in Madrid
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Munchies Monday: Sumosan Sushi in Madrid

Spanish food isn’t my favourite, particularly the kind that is made in Madrid. On the bright side, Madrid offers an array of amazing cuisine, particularly of the Japanese variety. The amount of Japanese restaurants to be found around Madrid is incredible, and often cheaper than one would expect! As a result of that, I’ve had … Continue reading

Carnaval in Cadiz: The Pros and Cons of Group Travel
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Carnaval in Cadiz: The Pros and Cons of Group Travel

This past weekend, I embarked on an extremely last-minute trip to Cadiz. I’ve been to the small southern town before, although that was at a very different time of the year. This time around, it wasn’t hot, but there were still plenty of people out on the streets all day. The occasion? ‘Carnaval’. Carnaval in … Continue reading