Hello, blogging world! Yes, I sound like a Blogspot noob from the ’90s. I kind of still am. It has been a while since my last post, more than a year even. The past year has been devoted to my thesis. I did joggle blogging and my manuscript but I’m no multitasker, so this blog … Continue reading Magical Moments in Montserrat
The rocky coast of Northern Spain is always a treat for the mind, the body, the senses. Long sandy coasts locked by plateaus of expansive greenery and cliffs withered by the beating of the crashing Atlantic waves, these picturesque sceneries await any traveller who would find himself lost in this less known part of Europe. … Continue reading Pilgrimage to Dragonstone
Now we go to the south of Europe for one of the most beautiful cities in the world. I’ll be terribly biased by the way, because it is my favorite city (next to Porto that is) so there’s really nothing here but all good things about this city. I’m talking about the capital of Andalusia, … Continue reading The Queen of Andalusia
The year 2016 was a bit of a hurdle but along the way sprung some amazing moments, too. There are usually two ways to end the year. One is to whine and curse at how crazy the world has been and the other, keeping the tragedies of the year in mind as well as all … Continue reading My 5 Best Trips of 2016
The walled city of Toledo, a short drive from Madrid is one of the most well-preserved historical destinations in the world. Dubbed the city of three cultures, Toledo demonstrated the harmonic coexistence of Christians, Jews, and Muslims. An utter mélange of these three religious cultures brought about an eclectic palette of ancient architecture (gothic churches, … Continue reading The City of Three Cultures
It’s just the advent of spring and it already feels like summer here in Valencia. The thing I love when I visit Spain is that every time, I am always treated to the warmth and hospitality not just of its climate but of its fun-loving, kind-hearted people. This time was a bit more special because … Continue reading Pleased To Meet You, Valencia!
Down the foothills of Sierra Nevada lies the city of Granada, one of Spain’s most visited cities. Like its Andalusian neighbors, it exudes a luminous charm decorated with a synergetic blend of Moorish and Renaissance architectural styles. The Alhambra is of course the most recognizable of its landmarks. With the snowcapped mountains of Sierra Nevada … Continue reading Granada, Rising From The Sands Of Time