Spain came as a pleasant surprise to me. I was landing in Madrid but wouldn’t venture far; but two day trips to Toledo and Segovia. For all the adventurer in me – I realize as time passes how pleased I am to stay still for longer. To know the streets around me, to have the store owners greet me with each daily return, and to go to bed in the same bed again. To look through my photos, spot a map, and realize I forgot many a story to share, makes me smirk for all my secrets are not yet bared.Read More
Budget: 5 Days in Madrid, Spain
The cheapest route into Morocco was via Spain. And I figured if I was flying THROUGH a Spanish country – One I’d never seen before – I HAVE to layover for 5 days to explore and keep practising my Spanish I spent the last year learning. So Where did my Money Go?Read More
Let me Introduce you to the Men of Parque del Buen Retiro, Madrid!
When the weather gets sunny in Madrid, the folk head to Parque del Buen Retiro in Madrid. Greenery, Peace, and Fun all in the middle of Madrid. On this Easter Sunday, I went to soak up some rays and watch the locals. And without further adieu, let me introduce you to the Men of Parque del Buen Retiro, Madrid!Read More
Toledo: a city made to be wandered aimlessly
Toledo is a walkers paradise. The cobblestone roads are winding and the beauty is endless. Walk in any direction within the old city walls and you are amazing by beautiful architecture, stunning views of the hilly Spanish surroundings, and the sound of accordions playing in the distance. This is a beautiful place.Read More