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…

Three Things Not to Miss in Seville

As much as we spent a lot of our time in Sevilla wandering from tapas bar to tapas bar, we did manage to see the major sights of the city. We didn’t realize it was the weekend of the Sevilla Marathon so things were a bit crazy and crowded, but we managed to see the…

Soaking up Seville

Sevilla is an easy city to get lost in. The tiny streets are filled with tables and beautiful old buildings with balconies and courtyards scattered throughout. Orange trees are everywhere, in courtyards and lining the streets. The oranges aren’t sweet though, so they’re mostly used to make marmalade! Our hotel was in Barrio Santa Cruz,…