Sunflower Fields

On our way back from Cordoba to Seville, we noticed there were fields of sunflowers. The girly girl in me squealed in silent delight at the thought of running through a field of sunflowers. But the closest one we were able to get to was separated from us by a giant ditch and we could […]

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Dreaming of Granada

Even before we left, I knew that I want to come back to Granada. It’s such a beautiful city. So much greenery, colourful gardens, nice plazas to hangout. The city is small enough that you can walk everywhere. Within the city, there are many gardens known as carmens. Some are open to the public for […]

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tapas done right in granada

so our first dinner in spain was a must-do in the form of tapas.  we ended up at cerveceria catalana and had a great meal with a few wobbly-pops to the tune of 40 euro.  not cheap but not breaking the bank either.  with the countless restaurant reviews i’ve sifted through since we’ve been in […]

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Many Pieces of Gaudi

We had time to see two other architectural works of Gaudi while in Barcelona. Both were commissioned by Eusebi Guell, a wealthy Spanish industrial tycoon. Guell Palace Mansion located in the El Raval neighbourhood of Barcelona. We walked by and noticed that there was no line up, so we decided to pay the €12 to […]

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chocolate con churros

we spent a week saying no to churros in korea, of all places, and set foot to try out this local dish so the last time i’ve had a churro was at taco bell about 20 years ago, a far cry from anything legitimately spanish.  a lot has changed since then… churros have gone designer […]

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A Work in Process Since 1882

Jojo and I are not huge on cathedrals. When we went to Notre Dame, we quickly decided the interior was not worth the 2 hour wait in the hot sun. Sure we missed seeing the gargoyles but we would rather be sipping wine at a sidewalk patio anyway. However, Barcelona is synonymous with Gaudi and […]

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The Tightest Pants in the Land

Since arriving in Spain, I’ve noticed that the young guys here wear tight pants. Maybe it’s a European thing or maybe they are skinny enough to carry off the look but it’s definitely a big enough trend that I had to comment on it. So like a proper stalker, I spent an afternoon taking photos […]

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first 24 hours in granada

jojo: what do i like? -graffiti.  have yet to see too much by way of foot but i saw alley upon alley during our bus ride into the city center.  they even have areas marked off on guide maps.  i’ve come across multiple blogs that rave about this city being a mecca for street art.  […]

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