What’s Next: Road Trip!

I believe in The Great American Road Trip. We often make it a point to see places off the beaten path when we are traveling in other countries, so why should our knowledge… Continue reading

The Last Stop: Madrid

I found myself back in Madrid almost two weeks after my arrival to Europe in January. I had two days to enjoy the city this time, instead of heading straight for another plane,… Continue reading

I Love Lisboa

I’d had a few friends tell me Lisbon (Libsoa) was an underrated European city, but I had no idea how much I’d like it! I’m really glad I made the city a priority… Continue reading

Portugal’s Algarve: Sagres

After Lagos, I headed to Sagres, the westernmost part of Europe. (By the way, locals pronounce both of those cities with a soft “sh” at the end — so, “Lagosh” and “Sagresh.”) Sagres… Continue reading

Portugal’s Algarve: Lagos

After Sevilla, I took a bus over to the Algarve, the southern coast of Portugal. My first stop was Lagos, which is known as kind of a party town during high season, but… Continue reading

Wonderful Sevilla

Okay, SO. A lot has happened in the past couple of weeks! Sorry I’m just now getting a chance to catch up! I left Alhaurin el Grande on March 1st and spent a… Continue reading

I Want to Live in a Tiny House

I have a dream. To own a tiny house that you can tow behind a truck. I would put my house wherever I wanted to live in the United States. And when I… Continue reading

Tarifa, a.k.a. the Bottom of Spain

Tarifa perches upon Europe’s last bit of land called Spain. It’s not actually the bottom of Spain, though — Melilla and Ceuta (both Spanish outposts in Morocco) and the Canary Islands (off Morocco’s… Continue reading

Review: Riad Baraka Hostel in Chefchaouen, Morocco

Riad Baraka is in the middle of the medina, and I stayed there for two nights in February 2014. There aren’t an overwhelming number of hostels in Chefchaouen, but I think I picked… Continue reading