Category: Spain

Dateline April 2008 Location(s) Spain – Barcelona & Valencia If you have even a basic understanding of Spanish (or if you read the dateline above), you’ve already figured out that the new country I visited in 2008 was…Spain! Yes, that’s right – the guy who had (mostly) only traveled to the UK, yet who holds […]

Our final full day in Spain was a great one! We had pre-planned a day trip to Toledo several months ago and today was the day for it. It involved a bit of an early start, but we got there with no problems – hooray! I’m very glad we did this trip because it was […]

Another great day of this trip has come and (almost) gone. It’s kind of crazy to realize that this amazing trip is already half-over! But that’s okay because we still have a week-and-a-half left to enjoy. 🙂 We started our day a bit later than normal today because we (okay, mostly me) were organizing/editing/posting pictures […]

After a lackluster first day in Madrid, it was great to get out and experience some of the city today! It feels very much like a city with compact buildings and lots of graffiti (far more than Paris, which is almost twice as big), which could lead to it feeling unsafe, but I don’t get […]

Okay, I thought that our first day in Paris was pretty low-key, but our first day in Madrid was even quieter. Nothing wrong with that though! We made it here safe and sound – the flight from Paris was quick and painless and it was easy to get to our apartment via the Metro. I […]

Our bags are packed and checked in and we’re sitting at our gate at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris. I guess that means we’re flying to Madrid! Seems like we’re leaving at just the right time – it’s raining now! The weather for Madrid looks really good though, so we’re definitely looking forward to […]