Explore Some More – May 2014

Sanxenxo Harbour at sunset.

Sanxenxo Harbour at sunset.

Happy Monday!

Last week there was another holiday in Madrid and I ended up having 5 days off. I made the most of my extra long weekend with a short trip to Galicia, a northern province of Spain. It was a sunny and warm weekend up in Portonovo, so I was able to soak up some sun at the beach.

Heading to Madrid in the near future? Keep these tapas tips in mind to ensure you eat well while here.

Speaking of food, I need to try this recipe for cauliflower pizza.

While traveling, you will inevitably come across people trying to make a quick buck off of you. Look over this list of travel scams to familiarize yourself with the most common ones in use.

Berlin is one city I really want to visit because of it’s historical significance. Reading this post about the German capital’s past is giving me more reasons to go.

I don’t have plans to visit Paris any time soon, but I already know where I’ll be eating.

Fact: Everyone makes mistakes. What matters is how to get over them.

…whether a student graduates or not seems to depend today almost entirely on just one factor — how much money his or her parents make.

A big claim in a NY Times article explaining how the University of Texas at Austin is trying to level the field for all students.

I’m going to leave you all with a song I have been listening to all week, the Arctic Monkey cover of Drake’s Hold On (We’re Going Home).

I’m always on the lookout for new reading material so if you’ve seen something you think I’d enjoy, feel free to link to it in the comments or tweet it to @estrellaexplore

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