Semana Santa (Part 1)

After a long term, I was ready for a holiday. I had more time than usual, so it was time to push the boat out and head North. Beth lives in Zaragoza (the 5th largest city in Spain did ya know?) and Katie and I were going to visit her for a long weekend before… Continue reading Semana Santa (Part 1)

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

Popped to Barcelona for a swift half!

And no I don’t mean half a pint of beer… During second year, my friend Beth and I kept joking about running a half marathon on our year abroad. We’ve both run them before so the idea wasn’t too crazy, but I never thought it would actually happen. In November, she asked me if I… Continue reading Popped to Barcelona for a swift half!

Cazorla, Madrid, Seville

Since my last blog post, I’ve been able to visit a few more beautiful places in Spain. The first of which was a small town called Cazorla, which is at the foothills of a nearby national park and mountain range. This was a much-needed weekend, where we could relax and chill out for a bit… Continue reading Cazorla, Madrid, Seville