Semana Santa was celebrated last week here in Spain meaning I had a week off work which was the perfect opportunity to do a little bit more travelling. Before heading back to England for 6 days, I took a short but lovely trip to Cantabria on the north coast of Spain. After spending so long in […]Read more "Cantabria / An Unknown Beauty"
Erasmus years are sold as complete linguistic immersion, which is 100% what they are: a year spent studying or working in at least one foreign country. It’s supposed to be your time to perfect your language/s all whilst having one of the best years of your life. But does this actually happen? Let’s look at the […]Read more "ERASMUS / How to make the most of it and does it really help?"
I don’t know why it’s taken me so long to write this blog post. I suppose because I’m so hesitant to write negative things about the places that I’ve visited because each city has its own charm, and every city isn’t for everyone. And of course, trips to cities and your impression of them depend […]Read more "Lisboa / A love – hate relationship"
Day 2 (well, technically 3 but I’m not counting Friday as a day) had a very very relaxed start. After a full day of sightseeing on Saturday and then getting home slightly tipsy the night before, we were really in no rush. We took a short walk to a cute little cafe/restaurant round the corner […]Read more "A weekend in Berlin / Part 2"
Berlin, the city that very nearly broke me but I still adored. After catching a 3.5 hour flight from Malaga, we arrived in a cold and dark Berlin on the Friday evening. We instantly regretted not having working out how to transport ourselves from the airport to our AirBnb accommodation with neither myself or Alejandro […]Read more "A weekend in Berlin / Part 1"
So, some news for you all! My Thailand adventure has been confirmed! I’ve been planning this 33 day trip, or at least thinking about doing it, for the last couple of months or so. Although I’m not actually going until July, which is so so long away, I know how quickly time will fly on […]Read more "IVHQ Thailand / A New Adventure"
This past weekend I took a day trip to Jerez. For those of you who don’t know, it’s a city in the south of Spain, even further south than Sevilla, and is the home of Sherry. With only being 18€ return with Renfe and a 2 hour round-trip, it was kind of hard to say […]Read more "Jerez / The Home of Sherry"