We packed up our stuff and dropped it off at the train station to enjoy our last afternoon in Spain. First we got lunch at Retiro park by their giant lake filled with people in their little paddle boats. We walked around the city exploring the streets we had not yet seen. Then stopped for… Read More Madrid Day 3 – Travel Day & Madrid Tips
We started the day with a hearty breakfast at Dunkin Donuts. Our first stop was the Spanish palace, we walked around the outside and took pictures. Later that night it opened up to the public for free to we decided to wait till then. As we explored more of the city we found an Egyptian… Read More Madrid Day 2 – Spanish Palace and beautiful parks to stroll
Feeling only slightly better I reluctantly woke up and with the help of M got ready to travel to Madrid. We took a taxi to our train station and boarded a 3 hour train to Madrid. For two countries being so close, France and Germany, they have very different cultures. This is easily noticed when… Read More Madrid Day 1 – Travel Day
I woke up early to a terrible illness. And I am going to leave it at that. We went out for our tour to La Sagrada Familia. It was gorgeous in there. The inside looks like a forest with pillars shaped like trees. The ceiling carved to resemble the canopy of a forest. Gorgeous! Then… Read More Barcelona Day 3 – La Sagrada Familia, sick day, & our top tips for visiting Barcelona!
We were only in Barcelona for a few days so we wanted to make the most of it. We started the day early with an excellent breakfast from our hotel. We really loved our hotel. It was modern, high tech, and had a great breakfast selection for a European hotel. Large breakfasts are not very… Read More Barcelona Day 2 – Hop On/Off Buss Tour
Skip to bottom for Barcelona Tips! Following our time with my (K’s) family we decided to take a last minute trip down to Spain. M had a little over a week before he had to return to school. We decided to take advantage of the time and visit a few countries that have been on… Read More Barcelona Day 1 – Travel Day & Our Barcelona Hotel