Quick Getaway to the Galician Coast

I’m a city girl, through and through, but every once in awhile I need to get away from the noise and busy-ness of city life. Fortunately, Spain has many little pueblos (villages) to choose from for a short trip away. Last May, I had ...Read More

Christmas in Plasencia

If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you already know I spent my first Spanish Christmas in Plasencia, a small town about 3 hours away from Madrid. It was my second time celebrating Christmas without my family (the first time was Christmas 2010 ...Read More

Explore Some More – December Edition

Hello my lovely readers! Can you believe we’re just a little over a week away from 2015?!? It seems like December always goes by so quickly, and this year was no exception. I know you’re all busy with last minute Christmas shopping and holiday ...Read More

My Favourite Reads of 2014

One of my New Year’s resolutions this year was to read 52 books, and I’m proud to say that I’ve reached my goal! Those 50 odd books spanned genres including biographies, detective stories, rom-coms and how-to guides. The following six are the books I enjoyed the most, and ...Read More

A Weekend in Salamanca: Play I Spy

If you’re spending a weekend in Salamanca, have some fun and play the classic children’s game ‘I Spy’. You may already know about the hidden frog, but what two other things lay hidden in the city? Read on to find out. Earlier this month I spent a ...Read More

Sick in Spain? What to ask for at the Pharmacy

Feeling ill is never a good experience, especially when you’re in a foreign country. The last thing you want to do is go to the pharmacy, leaving the warmth of your bed and Netflix behind. Even worse, you’re afraid the pharmacist won’t understand what you’re ...Read More

Explore Some More – November Edition

  The weekend has gone by too quickly, and it’s once again Monday. Now that I’m back to blogging, I’d like to resume sharing a few of the interesting, funny or useful things I’ve seen on the Internet lately. One of my favourite reads ...Read More