Segovia and Strasbourg

  The final ‘puente’ weekend was coming up at the start of May and I was headed to Segovia! If you don’t know already, ‘puente’ is the Spanish word for ‘bridge’, but in this case, it simply means a long weekend. This weekend, I had five days off work from Friday to Tuesday. Woo! I… Continue reading Segovia and Strasbourg

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