Places to Go: Current Travel Bucket List

Nearly a year ago I wrote this post about travel destinations I am super keen to visit. I have visited zero of them (whoops), but they are still my top destinations I am determined to visit in my life. However some of these are still quite fanciful, due to money/time/difficulty to make the trip. So I also have [...]

The Alhambra

  The Alhambra in Granada is one of the must see places if you ever visit the beautiful city. The Moorish influence of Spain is more prominent in the southern regions of the country than the north, and the Alhambra is an amazing example of this rich heritage. Except tickets are in high demand, and [...]

Santander

Last Friday I was packing last minute to spend the long weekend away, Santander being the first of two cities I would visit. I was full of the flu, and raging because I couldn't find my jeggings. However I had wanted to visit Santander since I first arrived in Spain, so I was looking forward [...]

Why Travelling is better for the soul than Tourism

  Travelling...tourism... each suggest two very different aspects of going on holiday, but can also be incredibly similar. What actually is the difference? Travellers make me think of backpackers with a checklist of countries in their mind, whereas tourists make me think of families on holiday. But the lines cross when you go on holiday with [...]