Carnaval de Cadiz

Ahhh the infamous Carnaval de Cadiz...where to start? Well along with the carnival of Tenerife, it's probably one of the best known carnivals in Spain (maybe the world?) and is a city wide event that usually spans about two weeks from late February to early March. Much like Mardi Gras, its roots lie in religion, …

It’s always good craic in Ireland- Back to Dublin for Halloween

Dublin is one of those cities that everyone should visit at least once, but in all honesty once is probably not enough. I'll probably always leave Dublin with the intention of going back again. I mean why wouldn't I want to return? It's pretty, the people are so friendly and festive, it's big but small …

Northern Ireland- A place for Game of Thrones lovers (& Giant’s Causeway, Belfast, and James Blake)

Well this post is long overdue since I spent the long weekend at the end of October (which was wayyyy long ago) in Northern Ireland & Ireland, but as you may have all noticed, I don't quite make my blog posts in (or even close) to real time. Anyways, going to Ireland for Halloween was …

Why did it take so long for me to go to Portugal? – Lisbon, Portugal

After spending a couple of days in Lisbon and absolutely loving it, I wondered why it'd taken so long for me to visit Spain's neighboring country. For whatever reason Lisbon doesn't typically seem to be at the top of people's europtrip destinations, but after visiting I really think it should be! There's so much the …