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Category: Europe

Valencia: to the seaside!

         I arrived in Madrid almost three months ago, but since then I’ve actually done more travelling outside of Spain than in it. Two weekends ago this changed as I […]

Postcard of the Week: Valencia

        The weekend before Easter my uni friend Sarah came to visit me in Madrid and after a few days of sightseeing there we headed on the […]

Postcard of the Week: Bath

         Bath is a small, ancient Roman city set in a beautiful, green valley in rural Somerset. It’s high on the hotlist for foreign visitors to Great Britain and thanks […]

Postcard of the Week: Toledo

         The UNESCO World Heritage site and medieval city of Toledo, perched high atop a hill in Castile-La Mancha, is only a 30-minute train away from the centre of Madrid […]

Partying at Carnival in Italy

          Carnival, taking place late-February / early-March each year all across Catholic nations such as Brazil, Italy and Spain, draws huge crowds and understandably a big pull […]

Postcard of the Week: Padua, Italy

        After almost a year without visiting Italy, last weekend I found myself back in my favourite country, in the charming city of Padua. I was one […]

Exploring Madrid on Foot and by Taste

        Spain is a country of truly exquisite food. It’s the country that created the concept of tapas, paella comes from Valencia, it produces some brilliant wines […]