Preciados Madrid

preciados:┬áprecious A short reflection on art and the streets of Madrid ­čÖé I’ve seen a lot of art in the past few weeks (or even in general, having gone to a few in Amsterdam), at the CaixaForum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza (modern art museum). The Thyssen was amazing, but the Caixa was small and easy to…

My Madrile├▒a Life (a preview)

Recently the four-month mark has passed on my time living in Madrid, and I can’t believe it’s nearly over already! I’ve dedicated some time (time spent not studying for finals) to reflect on a few places in Madrid and ways I have made it a second home. Uni My university is located about 30 minutes…

But first, coffee! | Holland part 2

This post will be about more than coffee, I promise! But I found that Amsterdam had an impressive cafe scene. There is a fairly high emphasis on fresh, organic produce which correlates to a generally healthy lifestyle (more on the bikes of Amsterdam in a second). Cafes 1) Vinnies┬á Not far from Centraal Station, I…

(I)Amsterdam | Holland part 1

Yesterday I got back from a trip to Holland! I’ll be dividing this post into two: the first on the highlights of my trip and the second on Amsterdam’s vibe and cafe scene. I spent my first full day museum-hopping – Amsterdam is known as a museum capital – and went to the Rijksmuseum. They…