What to see in Cartagena, Spain

Cartagena: a Spanish city port and a major naval station located in the Region of Murcia, by the Mediterranean coast, south-eastern Spain. It is the Spanish city with the most beaches: Cala Cortina, Islas Menores, Honda beach, Mar de Cristal, Cala del Pino, Cavanna beach, Barco Perdido beach, El Galúa beach, Levante beach and La … Continue reading What to see in Cartagena, Spain

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Let me tell you about Murcia, Spain

To think that I almost skipped this city…. Last year, when most of my coworkers (all Spaniards) at the language school said that they had never been to half of the places I’ve been to in Spain, I was a bit shocked. It’s so easy to move around here that I expected them to have … Continue reading Let me tell you about Murcia, Spain

How to find an apartment in any city in Spain

First of all, congratulations on even thinking that you’d like to give living abroad a try! I think everyone should consider expanding their wings every once in a while. This world is so vast that staying in just one tiny place on the map would be a waste. There’s just so much to see out … Continue reading How to find an apartment in any city in Spain

One day in Oviedo: What to do?

My first stop out of the three cities I had planned to visit in one weekend (the other two being Santander and Bilbao) was Oviedo. Originally, I had planned to fly to Oviedo, Asturias, from Madrid airport. Two of the major economy airlines in Europe, Ryanair and EasyJet , occasionally promote prices as low as … Continue reading One day in Oviedo: What to do?

Mojitos, Beach, Sun, and Sunburn – Las Palmas

Somewhere along my journey I forgot all I knew about Las Islas Canarias; what the people looked like, how they talked, where on the globe it was… Before learning Canarias was part of Spain (many years ago), I used to think of it as just another group of independent islands—like Dominican Republic and Cuba (which … Continue reading Mojitos, Beach, Sun, and Sunburn – Las Palmas

Visit to Wine Capital: La Rioja

After Burgos, we visited Logroño (La Rioja). I’ve always wanted to go to La Rioja…I don’t know, maybe because of the wine? 😀 Logroño is a very small city so I wasn’t sure what to expect. I thought I was going to get there and entertain myself with vineyards and wine-drinking because there didn’t seem … Continue reading Visit to Wine Capital: La Rioja