Category: Travel

Murcia Spain Travel

13 Things To See And Do In Murcia, Spain

Every time I visit Murcia, Spain, I get asked the same questions. “Why would you go to Murcia? What’s in Murcia?” To say that this region and its capital get overlooked would be an understatement; either people forget Murcia exists or they’ve never heard of it before. Seriously. If you Google “most …
London Travel

London: Coming Full Circle In My Travels

As we began to descend in preparation for landing, seats in the upright position and tray tables stowed, I started to fidget nervously in my seat. The roller-coaster flight pattern the plane was now flying in didn’t help to settle my stomach. But the bulk of my anxiousness came from the …
Travel

My 24-Hour Trip From Hell

I knew there was a problem when we first walked into the airport. My boyfriend and I had arrived at 5 o’clock in the morning, 2 hours and 20 minutes early like good little travelers, ready for our Vigo-Madrid-Chicago flight. We had purchased the tickets more than 6 months earlier, and I was …
Expat Life Travel

On Accepting Homesickness

I’ve been lying to myself for awhile now and it’s time to come clean. I didn’t even realize I was doing it, my boyfriend did. It was about a week before Thanksgiving that Dani told me, “Heather, you’re homesick.” What? Me? No way! Don’t you use the “H” word with me! Sure, I …
Food Spain Travel

A Tapa Crawl Through Santiago de Compostela

The Spanish take eating very seriously. Each town, province, and region in Spain set aside different weeks throughout the year to host food festivals and gastronomic events to show off their culinary skills. Right now, from the 12th to the 29th of November (2015), Santiago de Compostela is holding its 8th annual Santiago(é)Tapas Contest, with 55 participating …