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If my exchange was a tree, my family would be lichen

Countdown to lift-off: 25 days

While waiting in the stifling office of the Spanish Consulate with nauseating honeymooners looking for travel visas and a desperate old man clinging to the counter when told his visa wouldn’t come in time for a family together, I saw one girl standing in front of me who obviously was not Spanish. 964 more words


Spain Trip! Madrid

So I had the most awesome trip to Spain this year and I definitely want to share some photos! I got to go with two awesome girls and we had the BEST time.   268 more words


Conversation with a Peruvian Waitress

Waitress: Dile al gringo que esta salsa es muy picante, pero que no se preocupe. No se va a poner colorado, porque ya es muy colorado. 157 more words


Visiting El Museo del Prado

It had been a long time since I had not been to El Museo del Prado, and as it always happens, I fell in love all over again. 109 more words

Travel Diary

Five-star Hotels In Barcelona, Spain: A Discriminating Traveler's Home Away From Home

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is one of the largest cities in Spain. It is second only to Madrid and is one of the most influential European cities. 657 more words


And so the rest of the journey begins

These past few days have been great in Toledo, the place I have called home since mid-June. Between phenomenal meals, going out for a drink or two, shopping and spending the day at the pool, I really got to enjoy my last bit of time with my host family. 374 more words


Museo Sorolla, An Oasis of Peace In Madrid

15th June 2014, Museo Sorolla

I finally got the chance of getting some time off and couldn’t wait to get away and relax!

It was my first time in Madrid and couldn’t wait to experience some real Spanish lifestyle (absurd lunch and dinner times, chilling… 253 more words

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