An Early Morning at the Jewel of Granada: The Alhambra

Chances are the main reason you are coming to Granada is to see the Alhambra.  And I have to be honest, I am guilty of not knowing much more about Granada than the Alhambra is there before we put it on our itinerary too.  Let me tell you, there is so much more to Granada – the Albaicín, the … More An Early Morning at the Jewel of Granada: The Alhambra

The Ultimate Area to Stay in Granada to Feel Like a Local (including the best Airbnb)

I think the Albaicín neighborhood is one of the most charming in all of Granada (and maybe even Spain).  You truly feel like you have stepped back in time, into the era of the Moorish rule; and this is one of those remaining rare places that isn’t swarming with tourists.  Maybe they are all stuck up … More The Ultimate Area to Stay in Granada to Feel Like a Local (including the best Airbnb)

How to Spend 48 Hours in Spain’s Capital City: Madrid

Madrid is a city that knows how to live.  The streets are alive at midnight, three AM, five AM and seven AM with friends hanging out at restaurants and cafes, chatting in front of bars and strolling the streets.  There are markets for the thrifty, museums for the artsy, cafes and restaurants for the foodies and clubs for the … More How to Spend 48 Hours in Spain’s Capital City: Madrid

I went to Barcelona one weekend and now I’m an expert. THIS is how to Spend 72 hours in Barcelona, Spain.

Ok, I lied.  I’ve been to Barcelona a few more times than just one weekend, but once you visit, you too will be back.  Barcelona has been in the news recently for being the epicenter of the Catalonian movement for independence from the rest of Spain.  When you visit, you will get a sense of … More I went to Barcelona one weekend and now I’m an expert. THIS is how to Spend 72 hours in Barcelona, Spain.