Where in Spain Wednesday – Segovia’s Cathedral at Sunset
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Segovia’s Cathedral at Sunset

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Here’s one of my favorite pictures from my trip to Castilla y León – the beautiful Segovia cathedral at sunset.  The pretty city is famous for its huge Roman aqueduct (which definitely still works!), but my favorite part of my visit was wandering through the cobblestoned streets as the sun set over … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Salamanca’s Plaza Mayor
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Salamanca’s Plaza Mayor

I’m finally back from Ibiza, and being a bit of a lazy blogger. My brain is still struggling with post-Ibiza withdrawals. Every morning this week, it’s wailed “But what do you mean, we’re going to the office instead of heading to the beach with a glass of cava? I’m sorry, there’s not a party at … Continue reading

The Most Horrifying Way to Eat Cochinillo (a.k.a. Whole Baby Pig)
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The Most Horrifying Way to Eat Cochinillo (a.k.a. Whole Baby Pig)

One of the weirdest Spanish foods I’ve come across is cochinillo –  roast suckling pig that you eat entirely.  I first came across this culinary delight when I was traveling around Castilla y León, where my tour guides encouraged me to try the “milky pig.” I love trying local specialities, but when I saw what it … Continue reading

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