Rolling Thunder – A Very Noisy Surprise
adventure / travel

Rolling Thunder – A Very Noisy Surprise

This time last year, I was in Washington D.C. I thought I was only going for a weekend of tourism, but I was in for a surprise – it was Memorial Day weekend! That meant the city was filled with thousands and thousands of motorcycles for the Rolling Thunder parade. Here’s a slideshow of some … Continue reading

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Sevilla’s Feria de Abril: Not What I Expected (Part 1)
adventure / Sevilla / Spain / travel

Sevilla’s Feria de Abril: Not What I Expected (Part 1)

Ahhh, the Feria de Abril – flamenco-style dresses, rebujitos, parties, the smell of orange blossoms, bright colors, and sunshine….all in the beautiful city of Sevilla. That’s how I was looking forward to spending a long weekend. Ever since I first went to study in Sevilla in the fall of 2009, people have been raving to … Continue reading

Salamanca: Pretty Plazas and Tasty Tapas
adventure / Castilla y León / fiesta / Salamanca / Spain / tapas / travel

Salamanca: Pretty Plazas and Tasty Tapas

After seeing Ávila, I continued my tour of Castilla y León. Next stop was beautiful Salamanca, which is a place I’ve dreamed of going to ever since I saw photos of the incredible Plaza Mayor.  It was also the weekend of the National Event in Salamanca where they invited all the exchange students in Spain to … Continue reading

Travel Plans – Valencia, Sevilla, Ibiza, & Beyond!
adventure / Avila / Berlin / Ibiza / Madrid / Salamanca / Segovia / Sevilla / Spain / travel / Valencia

Travel Plans – Valencia, Sevilla, Ibiza, & Beyond!

Since I’ve been in Spain since the last day of May in 2011, I’ve gone on three trips: one to England to visit my family, one to Olot in the north of Spain to see the volcanoes, and one to California for Christmas. And now it looks like my travel schedule is going to get seriously busy! Here’s what … Continue reading