West of the Iberian Peninsula lay the Balearic Islands, owned by Spain but enjoyed worldwide. You probably have heard of Mallorca or Ibiza, 2 of the 4 isles, which are renowned for their resorts, pristine beaches, and nightlife. However, our adventures on our most recent trip took us to the smallest of the islands, Formentera.
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History literally flows from the walls of Albarracín. Ancient cathedrals, rock paintings, stone towers, narrow alleys and bridges are all frozen in the Middle Ages. Albarracín is a historic and breathtaking town that stands out for its sites, solitude and stories. Continue reading “Amazing Albarracín”
The harmony of such fragile materials, combined with strong iron creates a breathtaking building known as the Crystal Palace in Madrid, and one of our favorite places to visit.
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Nestled in the foothills of the Guadarrama Mountain Range is a picturesque landscape ripe with opportunities for outdoor activities. This suburb location is known as La Pedriza, and it may be no coincidence that the Spanish word for stone (la piedra) is very similar. Among the trees and typically snowcapped mountain tops, granite boulders cover the national park, and give La Pedriza the reputation of being the “Joshua Tree” of Spain.
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A year teaching abroad presented the chance to explore the beautiful county of Spain. Read about our experiences, the delectable meats, rich cheeses, stunning architecture, and so much more here.
A close family friend welcomed us to Germany and the neighboring country of Austria for the holiday season. Read about our experience here.
One of the world’s oldest functioning universities is just hours from Madrid, due north. While the students were still on holiday, we took a trip with some friends to see what the sandstone city had in store.
Continue reading “When the Stars Come Out in Salamanca”
The word was that London had the greatest New Year’s Eve fireworks show on the planet, so we headed up to the “Big Smoke” to see for ourselves.
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