I am just going to be honest here: travel is uncomfortable. It is a series of hand gestures, charades, directional mistakes, uncertain surroundings, unexpected detours, ever-changing time schedules, and accommodation surprises.But isn’t that the whole point of traveling?Read More
When people ask me if I would ever live long term in Spain, I tell them that there is only one place where I would: Granada. This is because Granada has so many faces and encompasses so many variations of life. It doesn't have extreme, painful winters, nor does it have a boring consistency of year-long heat. It exhibits a bustling city life but also offers escapes into the quiet life of nature. Granada has unbelievable royalty, but children still run around in the dirt next to the mountain's edge. Granada does not offer a one-sided life; you get to dabble in and peruse it all.Read More
Portugal, the underrated neighbor of Spain, lies in mystery and neglect. It’s hard to believe that this tiny country is actually the motherland of the massive Brazil, which is a popular, respected travel destination. Even if the rest of the world doesn’t realize Portugal’s potential, the Portuguese are proud, and they enjoy not having to share their coastal majestic land with mobs of tourists.Read More
Seville, Spain is the humble flower that blossoms next to the larger, beautiful ones but quietly takes the prize for the prettiest of them all. Seville hides in the shadow of its neighbors: Barcelona, Madrid, and Granada. It is a dazzling beauty immersed in a sunny glow that is waiting to be discovered by more unsuspecting tourists.
Seville is the prize of Andalucía, and it takes the crown deservingly.