Eat Your Way Through Andalusia: Tasty Tapas Spots in Granada and Sevilla

It’s no secret that Spain as a whole is famous for its tapas, but it’s also no secret that not EVERY tapas place is as tasty or well-priced as the next. Historically, tapas (taken from the Spanish word ‘tapa’, for pot cover) were served by inns to weary travellers to offer a sampling of their menu.… More Eat Your Way Through Andalusia: Tasty Tapas Spots in Granada and Sevilla

Overlooking Lisbon: The City’s Best Viewpoints

Lisbon, Portugal is a city of hills.  Buildings perch on slopes, and funicular trams transport the hill-weary up the steep cobblestone alleys.  Naturally, in a coastal city built on hills, there are many amazing views, and the more you ascend, the better the view.  As a bonus, seeking out the following Lisbon viewpoints are all free… More Overlooking Lisbon: The City’s Best Viewpoints

Caminito del Rey – A Guide to Andalusia’s Refurbished Trail

Once considered the most dangerous hike in the world, the Caminito del Rey (a.k.a the “King’s Path”) originated as a path for miners in the El Chorro gorge, which is an hour outside of the city of Malaga.  Over time and with little maintenance, the trail fell apart, and became a hotspot for thrill seekers… More Caminito del Rey – A Guide to Andalusia’s Refurbished Trail

Photo Friday – Gorge of the Gaitanes

El Chorro, or “the spurt”, lies an hour outside of Malaga, southern Spain.  Once a destination for 20th century miners, turned into a haven for adrenaline-seeking hikers.  What was once the miner’s footpath, the “Caminito del Rey,” became a decrepit series of railed walkways, leading to several deaths and the trail’s full closure.  The boardwalk has… More Photo Friday – Gorge of the Gaitanes

Photo (Video) Friday – Flying Over Southern Iceland

Bit of a twist for this week’s Photo Friday – despite the fact that it happened back in November, I was finally able to put together my footage from my sightseeing flight over southern Iceland to the Holuhraun eruption into a condensed, single video.  I’m slightly irritated with myself at my own shakiness and the inadequacy… More Photo (Video) Friday – Flying Over Southern Iceland