February in Review (and a bit of Jan as well!)

The beginning of the year has flown by, I can’t believe it’s already March (but still freezing cold!) January is always a tough month, the first week at work after the holidays is a grind and the nights are so long. Fortunately, they’ve been getting shorter and now it’s not pitch dark when I leave…

A Weekend in Madrid

After a whirlwind trip to Toledo, Lucas and I headed onward to Madrid. It was chillier than I expected in January, and a bit windy, but we checked into our very central airbnb apartment and headed out on a tapas and culture tour with Native Spanish Tapas. We spent a few hours ducking into and…

24 Hours in Toledo

After visiting Barcelona, Sevilla and Ronda, it was finally time to travel to Spain’s capital city, Madrid. While booking the trip, I caught sight of Toledo, which is absolutely gorgeous and just 30 minutes outside the city by high speed train.  Making it a side trip was a no-brainer. It’s recommended that Renfe train tickets…

Where We’re Headed in 2018

We got a bit enthusiastic with our booking for the first half of 2018. It’s our last year in the UK, so we wanted to make the most of it! (Even if making the most of it means accidentally booking too many days off work. Oops). Our destinations this year are further flung and a…