Posts Tagged‘Spain’

walled city of Dubrovnik

Say the words ‘weekend city break’ to most people and you can almost guarantee destinations like Paris and Rome will be the first to spring to mind. While these cities are amazing places to visit,…

Princess Cruises Ship

Going on a great cruise and exploring Europe are two major bucket list items for most travelers. It makes perfect sense then to combine them for an unforgettable experience. With so many countries, venues and…

Back in 2008, I studied abroad in Spain. I wanted to explore Europe a bit, and I thought my best “home base” would be in Barcelona, WRONG. Just my luck, in 2008, the Euro to dollar conversion…

roman theatre in Malaga from Flickr.com

An astonishing finding! It was the summer of 1951, and the people of Malaga were about to discover a historic treasure that had been long hidden beneath their feet. Employed to dig foundations for a…

Segovia Cathedral and Skyline

When people travel to Spain, they are more than likely either visiting Madrid, Barcelona or one of the beaches in the South. I get it, if you only have one chance to go to Spain,…

I’m an American (imagine your grossest Philadelphia accent as you fantasize about me saying that, or, Click here to listen!). In the past, I used to really dread saying I was a member of Uncle Sam’s…

Cliffs in Tenerife

Tenerife is both the largest and likely the most popular of the Canary Islands. Seven islands comprise the Canaries, located next to Spain. Tenerife embraces an impressive five million annual tourists. There is plenty to…

Formula One in Monaco

Formula One’s fans expect excitement, fast cars and alcoholic beverages but not many people know that luxury and F1 were destined to go hand in hand. Being one of the most glamorous sports in the…

drinking absinthe

While the name might seem rather unassuming, Bar Marsella is one of the coolest bar’s I’ve ever been to. Not because they have wet t-shirt contests, rock bottom prices, or just awesome music, but because of…

When I was in college, I decided to study abroad in Barcelona.  I wanted to go somewhere to learn Spanish, (Barcelona is a crappy place to do that as most people speak Catalan, or at…

When most people think of Ibiza, they think of one thing, parties. They imagine flocks of tourists emerging from their Easyjet flight, blinking in the sun, ready to hit the clubs and turn zombie for…

While continental Spain has plenty of nice places to visit to keep you busy for a few months, there are some cool Spanish areas that you can’t exactly drive to from Madrid Airport. Check out…

  Spain is one of my favorite countries.  Yes, it’s where my precious latinas’ families originated from, but it also hold a special place in my heart for the history, the people, the cuisine, the…

Palma is the only real city in the Balearic islands, with a population of more than 300,000. However, the pace of life in the city is a lot slower than in the cities on the…

Planning on roadtripping through Europe this summer? Forget it, the best way to enjoy this diverse continent in the summer time is by island hopping. From the Greek islands in the east to the Canaries…

Even in these economically stretched times, vacations to Spain remain a well priced holiday choice. However familiar Spain is as a holiday destination, there are plenty of ways to freshen things up a bit… You may well…

Roman Architecture in Tarragona, Spain

When I travel, I’m allured to creating personal connections with people and places.  While seeing the heroic metropolises of Paris, London and New York London and New York are on every human’s bucket list, I prefer…

Studying Abroad in Barcelona

So you’re toying with the idea that you might want to take your academic (or lack thereof) endeavors overseas.  Maybe you’re looking for an excuse to get to travel on the dime of your parentals…