The Aftermath: How Spain Still Affects Me
Adventure / Big cities / Blog / Spain / Thoughts / Travel

The Aftermath: How Spain Still Affects Me

There’s something extremely bizarre about feeling more culturally connected to a foreign country – one that you only spent two years of your life in – rather than where you happened to grow up. When I speak of my experience in Spain, I often have to interject with, “but those were the two most influential … Continue reading

The Great Canary Island: A Holiday in Gran Canaria
Adventure / Blog / Europe / Spain / Travel

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
Big cities / Blog / Catalonia / Europe / Madrid / Spain / Thoughts / Travel

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

Carnaval in Cadiz: The Pros and Cons of Group Travel
Adventure / Andalusia / Blog / Europe / Spain / Thoughts / Travel

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

Seville sizzles, even in September
Adventure / Andalusia / Big cities / Europe / Spain / Travel

Seville sizzles, even in September

Perhaps most long overdue is my post on Seville, one of the most well known Spanish cities, and the capital of Spain’s southern-most province of Andalusia. Known for its classic Spanish style, this is the birthplace of flamenco, bullfighting, and a lot of other things you may think of when you think of Spain! Contrary … Continue reading