The End of the Year

Well, it has been a year and I don’t know where to start, although I guess the beginning is as good a place as any. I’m warning you now though…this post is going to be long. Very long! I have the entirity of 2017 to get through and I did a lot of stuff, so settle in…

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Video: Madonna Bianca Festival, Portovenere

A while back, I wrote a post about the Madonna Bianca Festival which happened to be happening in Portovenere when I was there!

I finally got around to editing a video of the incredible scenes from the night and I hope that you enjoy it. The video really doesn’t do the atmosphere justice, but I guess for now you’ll just have to take my word for it that it was incredible! Continue reading “Video: Madonna Bianca Festival, Portovenere”

La Tomatina is Insane

Have you ever thrown food at your friends? Maybe when your siblings annoyed you? Now imagine if you could do that with no negative consequences. No getting yelled at, no getting grounded and no being told not to play with your food.

Welcome to La Tomatina.

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The Alhambra (Granada) vs The Alcazar (Seville)

If you’re planning a trip to southern Spain, it’s likely that you’ll hear about The Alhambra, situated in Granada, and the Alcazar in Seville. But is it worth doing both? Continue reading “The Alhambra (Granada) vs The Alcazar (Seville)”

Where I Stayed – 2 months in Europe

This blog is purely for those interested in where I stayed in my two months backing Croatia, Italy, Spain and Portugal. I’ve tried to list what I thought were the pros and cons of each place but I’m sure I’ve missed some. Most of the placed I booked were above an 8.5 on Hostelworld/Booking.com, and had high ratings on TripAdvisor. Most importanly…at the time when I stayed, none of these places had bedbugs (thank goodness!)

Sorry for the lack of pics of all of the places I stayed! I was having a lot of fun sightseeing! Continue reading “Where I Stayed – 2 months in Europe”

Don’t discount the taste sensations of Portuguese food!

 

I didn’t have high hopes for Portuguese food. As the second last stop on my trip, I had heard amazing things about Portugal. The architecture, the people…but the food? I didn’t really know much!

That was all about to change. Continue reading “Don’t discount the taste sensations of Portuguese food!”