72 Hours in Madrid: Things to See and Do

Plaza Mayor (June 2019) When it comes to traveling, some of us might not have the luxury of spending many days in one place. Whether it’s due to rushed planning or limited vacation time off from work, it can be hectic trying to research and cram in as much as possible into sightseeing a city … Continue reading 72 Hours in Madrid: Things to See and Do

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Destination: San Sebastián, Spain

Also called "Donostia" in the Basque language, San Sebastián is a coastal city in northern Spain, just 20 kilometers (12 miles) from the border with France. It is a popular beach resort, as plenty of tourists flock to the sandy shores for surf and sun in the warmer months. San Sebastián would be my final … Continue reading Destination: San Sebastián, Spain

Destination: Santillana del Mar, Spain

For the last couple of years, Santillana del Mar had been at the top of my list of places to visit in Spain (rather Europe, in general). It has been nicknamed "the prettiest village in Spain," and a quick Google search will prove that to be correct. From its cobblestone streets to its small, but … Continue reading Destination: Santillana del Mar, Spain

Destination: Bilbao & Getxo, Spain

The Basque Country is a part of Spain that I had interest in exploring for quite some time. In general, I had been keen on visiting the north of Spain to see how it compared to my time dominantly spent south of the country, most notably in the Catalan and Andalusian regions. Visiting the north … Continue reading Destination: Bilbao & Getxo, Spain

Destination: Segovia, Spain

Segovia was the final stop I did while stationed in Madrid for summer break last June. After a lovely day trip to Salamanca, I headed out in good spirits to visit Segovia, which is world-famous for its towering aqueduct in the heart of the city. With its streets and buildings steeped in regal history, Segovia … Continue reading Destination: Segovia, Spain