We had a long layover in Brussels on our way back, so we left the airport for a while and explored a little bit of the city! It definitely made me want to go back to Belgium some day. Not only was the chocolate, waffles, and food delicious, but there was so much to see … Continue reading Brussels!

More Beach Days

On the last couple days of our trip we took it slow and stayed close to Puerto de Santa Maria. However, that doesn’t mean we didn’t enjoy our time! One day we went horseback riding on the beach with Jesús, a good friend of our hosts. That was beautiful and definitely crossed an item off … Continue reading More Beach Days

Granada – Alhambra

When my sister was visiting we took a day trip to Granada to tour the Alhambra, an old palace/fortress complex. The architecture is incredible. Because we spent the previous day in Sevilla touring the Real Alcázar de Sevilla, we were obviously comparing the two. The Alhambra was more touristy, but there was more to see … Continue reading Granada – Alhambra

Vejer de la Frontera – Califa

If you find yourself in southern Spain, and you have easy transportation and are wondering where to eat, GO TO CALIFA! ( We ate down in “La Pérgola” and it was the most beautiful, romantic, delicious, dreamy, warm, wonderful, (insert every other nice adjective here) restaurant. The prices are relatively inexpensive (about 20-25€ a plate). … Continue reading Vejer de la Frontera – Califa


Sevilla was probably the most “tourist-y” thing we did while in Spain. (We stayed away from the crowds in general, just due to preference.) But I am really glad we took the trip to the city! We hopped on a train and then met up with my sister and her husband, who came over from … Continue reading Sevilla