Spain Archive

Great Podcasts for Spanish & Travel

For three summers, I had a unique job of working in an assembly line team building the InReach satellite communicators for DeLorme (now Garmin). Due to

Alcalá de Henares: The City of Cervantes

Spring is fast approaching in Madrid as the weather is quickly heating up and the flowers are blooming! I absolutely love spring and all the photo

Hiking in Spain: El Bosque

Every now and again, it’s so reviving to step into nature after months of living in a busy city with stuffy metros and crowds of people. During

A Controversial Visit: The Valley of the Fallen

If a dictator ruled your country for decades, was responsible for thousands of civilian deaths and befriended infamous 20th century leaders such as Hitler…would you agree with the

Hiking in Spain: Valle de la Barranca

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Yesterday Javi and I decided to escape the bustling city for some fresh Sierra de la Guadarrama mountain air. We took

5 Easy Day Trips From Madrid

If you look at a map of Spain, you’ll notice that Madrid lies smack dab in the middle of the Iberian Peninsula. This is not only

Winter Wonderland: La Granja

For the first time ever, I finally got to see snow in Spain! Javi, his parents and I took a day trip to the province of

Valencia with Be Madrid

My second trip with Be Madrid tours was to Valencia! I’ve always wanted to visit the eastern side of Spain and Valencia was a beautiful preview.

Acuario de Sevilla

After a year in my study abroad city of Sevilla, I had pretty much seen every attraction the city had to offer. During my recent return

Sevilla’s Plaza de España

This past weekend I was lucky enough to travel south to my favorite Spanish city, Sevilla. I studied there for a year, which I can say without

Peaceful El Escorial

Just northwest of the city center, another one of Spain’s abundant World Heritage Sites peacefully resides in the town of San Lorenzo de El Escorial or simply,

Ávila & Salamanca With Be Madrid

A few weeks ago, I went on a day trip with Be Madrid to the region of Castilla y León to visit Ávila and Salamanca. There is