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7 Things I Learned In Spain

October 9, 2012

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It’s been a few months now since I boarded the plane taking me away from Spain and carrying me back home. Enough time to allow me to reflect on my trip and have a clear view on the lessons learned while I was abroad. Here are the things I learned whilst traveling in Spain: Advertisements

Cadiz’ Best Kept Secret

October 8, 2012

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In the Southwest of Spain, located between the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, you will find one of Andalusia’s most beautiful cities; Cadiz. Situated on a peninsula, the city is almost completely surrounded by water and is home to beautiful golden sandy beaches, great seafood and a laid-back atmosphere. Though a popular getaway for […]

How To Travel With Family

October 2, 2012

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So I’m back from my short family trip to Barcelona and I’m already missing the city’s charm. I had a wonderful couple of days, yet it was very different from any other trip I’ve been on so far. Traveling with family can be great, but can also be very exhausting and even turn into a genuine […]

Barcelona Pictures

October 2, 2012

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My time spent in Barcelona captured in photo's. Some of these have been made my Wendy Teer (she runs OhShootphotography.wordpress.com)

A Solo Side Trip To El Rocío

September 21, 2012

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It was our last night in Seville before taking a train heading further south, to Cádiz. It had been a first for me, spending a vacation with friends rather than boyfriends, family, work or alone, and it was already one of my best experiences ever. I was having all the fun one would expect from […]

Alhambra Pictures

September 18, 2012

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All pictures have been made by Wendy Teer. More of her work on Alhambra can be found here.

Surviving The Alhambra in Granada

September 18, 2012

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During my last week in Andalucia, I visited the famous Moorish palace and fortress complex situated in Granada; The Alhambra. It had been one of the things I looked forward to most, as I had been told that it was absolutely beautiful.

5 Ways To Cool Off In Sunny Seville

September 17, 2012

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All travel articles that I read about Seville warned me that it was one of the hottest cities in Europe and that I should avoid going there in August, the hottest month of the year. As stubborn as I am, I ignored all the horror stories and arrived there on August 7.

How I Learned To Appreciate Life

September 1, 2012

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I’ve often wondered about what it would be like to get rid of most of my stuff and own next to nothing. How would it feel? Would I feel empty? Scared? Or would I feel relieved? It was my last day in Seville and I decided to go for one last “wander” with my new […]

How To Be A Romantic In Barcelona

August 29, 2012

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I was staring out of the window of the bus taking me from Girona airport to the Barcelona city centre and I already knew; this was going to be an amazing week. I was surrounded by green hills, tall cypress trees and typical Mediterranean houses as far as the eye could see. It was as […]