La Latina Pincho Week

la latina pincho week booklet

I’ve found that once I stumble upon a place I really like – whether it’s a coffee shop with character, a lush park, charming street, lively plaza, or intriguing restaurant; I return to the same area multiple times to continue the discovery. It feels as though I’ve hit the tip of the iceberg and there’s […]

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Adventures in Düsseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf River Walk

I’m not sure why I struggled so much with this specific post. I’ve made it a point to write about all of my excursions, but this one was trickier for some reason. Every time I opened my laptop to finish, it felt like a task; an obligation. Nothing special came to me. I had blog […]

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A Meaty Experience at Sala de Despiece, Madrid

sala-de-despiece Madrid

I knew I was made for a big city. I am absolutely in love with Madrid. The people, the language, the culture, but most of all… the food.  I could eat at traditional Spanish tapas bars every day. Interestingly enough, the best ones can be identified by two things: A) The floors are covered in napkins […]

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Drinking port in Porto, Portugal

Ahoy, Captain

While my mom has been in Spain, we’ve done the regular Madrid-sightseeing, as well as our adventures in wine country. But, because my mom has been here five times, we decided to check out Ryanair for cheap flights around Europe. What we found? Two tickets to Porto, Portugal for approximately $70/ea for the upcoming weekend […]

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Adventures in Cantabria, Spain

Playa de Somo, Cantabria, Spain

Over Easter weekend, I took a trip up to northern Spain, in a region called Cantabria. This area is bordered by the Basque Country to the east, and Castile y Leon to the south (read about adventures in Castile y Leon.) I made friends with two Spanish men when I first came to Spain. They […]

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