Mercado De San Nicasio

Last weekend the Mercado de San Nicasio took place in Úbeda; a food market with approximately thirty stands of food, drinks and olive oil tasting. As a foodie, this was the most exciting thing to happen in Úbeda for a while and I wasn’t going to miss it. Not only that, the market was being… Continue reading Mercado De San Nicasio

The Alhambra

The Alhambra is a huge palace and fortress located in Granada. After living in Andalucía for six months, I went for the first time last weekend. On entering the palace gates, I was finally able to see the magic for myself. The ticket I bought, which is for general entry, allows you to enter the… Continue reading The Alhambra

I Spy a Tom in Úbeda

I’d been looking forward to this trip for months and it finally arrived! Tom was coming to visit me in Spain for the first time on my year abroad. After coming here, he would no longer have to imagine where I go when I say I’m going to work or popping to the shops; he’d… Continue reading I Spy a Tom in Úbeda

Things to do in Lisbon

If you’re going to for a short trip to Lisbon, here’s a list of things to do while you’re there: *Note: This list is not exhaustive, but they’re recommendations of things to do for a short trip in Lisbon based on my experience there. The Alfama This is the oldest district of Lisbon and is… Continue reading Things to do in Lisbon

PANCAKE DAY

As one of the best days of the year, this called for a quick blog post! Today is Pancake Day and it also happens to be Andalucía Day here in Spain. So in classic Spanish style everything is closed due to the festivities. We got home really late last night from a weekend and couldn’t get ingredients since… Continue reading PANCAKE DAY

I’m going to Paris!

For the last month or so I’ve been trying to find a summer internship in France for the summer. Admittedly, I didn’t try too hard, because I’m lazy and applying for adult things scares me. So I was totally surprised when I got an interview for a receptionist job in a hotel. The interview was… Continue reading I’m going to Paris!