Marrakech Medina

Hey everyone! You’ve heard about our adventure to the Sahara but now it’s time to tell you about our stay in Marrakech. Although our primary reason for visiting Morocco was to go to the desert, we had a little time to explore Marrakech as well. We stayed at Hostel Riad Marrakech Rouge inside the Medina … More Marrakech Medina

Madrid for the Day

Hey everyone!! At the end of February, Mark’s brother, Mike flew to Spain to visit us for a week! Thursday night we took an overnight bus from Sevilla to Madrid and met him there on Friday morning. Although we only had one day / night in Madrid before we flew to Morocco on Saturday, we definitely … More Madrid for the Day

Change of Scenery

Hello everyone! I know that it’s been a long time since we’ve written a blog but things have been very hectic for us lately. Let me explain… At the end of January, I left my job in Algeciras and accepted a position in Alcalá de Guadaíra at the school Mark teaches at. Mark’s roommate decided … More Change of Scenery

Christmas in Cologne

Hey everyone! Last weekend, we were transported into a Christmas fairy-tale while visiting Germany. It was a weekend filled with good company, beautiful Christmas lights, live music, food & laughter. To begin, we were lucky enough to meet up with one of our friends from college (Chris) who flew from Malta to meet us for … More Christmas in Cologne

Je suis Paris

Hello everybody! Two weekends ago Amanda and I were able to travel to Paris, France, or as Amanda kept reminding me, the city of love! Unfortunately, as you may have realized, Paris was just one week removed from a brutal terrorist attack and the city was on high alert (as were Amanda and myself). Fortunately, … More Je suis Paris

Palace of Versailles

Hi everyone, Last weekend, Mark and I were lucky enough to visit Paris for the weekend. Despite the chilly temperatures and short amount of time we had, we were determined to see as much as we possibly could! On Saturday morning, we woke up early and caught a train to Versailles (about 30 minutes outside … More Palace of Versailles

Sunday in Jerez

Hey everyone! Last Sunday, Mark and I were able to take a day trip to meet up in the beautiful city of Jerez. We were lucky enough to have perfect, sunny weather and spent most of our day exploring and eating tapas! Jerez is a popular city in the province of Cadiz that is known … More Sunday in Jerez

Real Alcazar

Hello everybody! A little over a week ago my brother, Matt, was able to visit Amanda and me in Spain and it turned out to be an awesome weekend. We already shared our visit to the Sevilla Cathedral but that was not the only place we adventured to.  Another highlight of the weekend was our … More Real Alcazar

Sevilla Cathedral

Hey everyone! Last weekend we visited the Sevilla Cathedral and took some great pictures and videos! We were lucky enough to have Mark’s brother (Matt) visiting us, so we were able to explore the Cathedral all together. It is the third largest Cathedral in the world and is definitely a must-see when visiting Sevilla! You … More Sevilla Cathedral