Sunday in Segovia

Plans generally change for the better. Instead of taking our trip to Segovia on Saturday, Kitty, Natalia and I decided to go on Sunday to avoid getting caught in the forecasted rain. After grabbing some breakfast (and coffee!!) at The Little Big Cafe in Moncloa (Madrid metro stop) and an hour spent on the bus,…

La Pedriza and its Moods

I’m one of those people who says they love hiking, but never actually does it…until yesterday. La Pedriza is a rock formation in the Manzanaeres el Real region, about an hour outside of Madrid via train/bus. The weather had been pretty awful over the past week (a lot of rain) so thankfully when we left…

DSS 2016

My university held a cultural trip to San Sebasti├ín (also known as Donostia) last weekend. I had been excited about it for a while as it was named Europe’s Capital of Culture for 2016 and was highly recommended for me to visit. There was only one catch, a small and somewhat unspecified detail: The tour…

The Colours of Lisboa | Portugal part 3

My trip to Portugal was my first solo travel experience, and I was surprised at how exciting it can be. I immersed myself in the environment in ways I never thought possible, and I let my days unfold on their own. I knew I wanted to take a quick trip on the famous tram 28…