Video: A Day in Sintra

Sintra is the most beautiful fairytale town situated about an hour and a half drive from Lisbon. It has forests and beaches and palaces. This is a video of my day there… Continue reading “Video: A Day in Sintra”

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)”

Two months of Europe in Summer

For the past two months, I’ve been gradually making my way through four countries in the South of Europe: Croatia, Italy, Spain and Portugal.

Because I’ve clearly been having too much fun, I’m going to write about what route I took , and then in coming posts I’ll write about the twenty-four places (OMG!) themselves and do another blog on where I stayed in each place.
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How to get photos of yourself when travelling solo

When you’re travelling by yourself, it can be a little difficult to get photos of you.

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Why I’m glad I didn’t skip Málaga

As bad as it sounds, I was planning on skipping Málaga on my trip around Spain. Continue reading “Why I’m glad I didn’t skip Málaga”

Noche de la Zurra – Requena, Spain

It was two days before La Tomatina and I met two girls from Melbourne in my hostel in Valencia.

“We’re here to go to La Tomatina,” they explained, “but we really want to go to Requena for the ‘Water and Wine’ Festival”.  Continue reading “Noche de la Zurra – Requena, Spain”