A Long Weekend in Madrid: A Photo Essay

A Long Weekend in Madrid: A Photo Essay

Madrid was a weekend of small pleasures. Of leisurely waking up over coffee, of snapping photos in the rain, of eating every local specialty I could get my hands on. While I already wrote about my Madrid experience via Instagram, I wanted to share my SLR shots. I also...
Instagramming Madrid

Instagramming Madrid

Hey guys! It's official- I miss blogging. So let's get started shall we? And of course, Happy Father's Day to all the awesome dads out there! Ah, Madrid. The food-obsessed, neo-baroque, oh-so-español Spanish capital that always makes me want to uproot my life and...
Studying Abroad on Beautiful Mallorca

Studying Abroad on Beautiful Mallorca

When I was still a wee college student, I spent one happy June “studying” the island of Mallorca, a Catalan-speaking island located a hop, skip and a jump from Ibiza. Living there, however briefly, was easy in a way only living on the Mediterranean can be:...
Surf’s Up in San Sebastián

Surf’s Up in San Sebastián

Besides buying millions of macarons, my 13-year old sister had one other wish for our French-Spanish vacation- she wanted to go surfing. And she wanted me to come with her. To that, I responded, “Are you crazy, it's April! The water's going to be...
A Taste of Basque Country in San Sebastián

A Taste of Basque Country in San Sebastián

Spain- a country that has owned a very dear piece of my heart since I spent the summer with a Spanish family in sunny, terracotta-roofed Andalucia when I was 16. But Basque Country, located way up in the northeast corner of Spain? Basque Country was totally different...