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Craving a delicious, piping hot slice of pizza in Spain's capital? You can find some of the best, affordable pizza in Madrid at Ópera Pizza.

Ópera Pizza: The Best Spot for Pizza in Madrid

Pequeña tres quesos pizza, por favor. Translation: small three cheese pizza, please. I used this phrase a lot during the month I lived in Madrid. Ópera Pizza quickly became my favorite spot for pizza in Madrid. It’s conveniently located right near the Ópera metro stop or about a 5 minute walk from Puerta del Sol (the center of Madrid). The restaurant has […]

Barcelona is home to delicious food, rich culture, incredible architecture and plentiful vantage points for the best views of Barcelona.

4 Spots for the Best Views of Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in Spain and for a good reason, it’s a cultural, art, and foodie’s dream destination. There’s no shortage of delicious food, rich architecture, vibrant culture, and plentiful vantage points for some of the best views of Barcelona. You can’t miss stopping by one of the many locations around the […]

Watching the Sunset from the Templo de Debod in Madrid

Watching the Sunset at the Templo de Debod in Madrid

Who would have thought there would be an ancient Egyptian temple right smack dab in the middle of Spain’s capital, Madrid? I definitely didn’t. I stumbled across the Templo de Debod (Temple of Debod in English) while I was studying abroad in Madrid a couple years ago and it quickly became one of my favorite […]

My Favorite Travel Memories of 2015

My Favorite Travel Memories of 2015

This year has been quite the year of travel for me. I traveled to 3 new countries, more than 10 new cities and had countless new adventures. Having a full-time job and only being able to travel part-time has its limitations, but I believe in making the most of the time I have and traveling at […]

Riding the Teleférico to the Beach in Barcelona

Riding the Teleférico to the Beach in Barcelona

If you’ve been following along with my travels then it should come as no surprise that one of my favorite ways to see a city is from above. I’ve climbed the Belfry in Bruges, hopped on the Teleférico in Madrid, climbed the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, and in continuing the trend of witnessing a city […]

The Plaza de España in Seville, Spain displays some of the city's most incredible architecture. It's a must-see spot for anyone spending a day in Seville.

Plaza de España in Seville

Two of the main reasons I included Seville on our latest adventure through Europe was because I had never been to Southern Spain and, most importantly, Seville is the sister city to my hometown, Kansas City. The architecture at the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City is modeled after the architecture in the Plaza de España […]

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5 Free Things To Do in Madrid

Everyone already knows that traveling can get really expensive and to supplement costly travels sometimes you are just looking for some free activities to fill your time. Fortunately, Madrid has tons of free activities for the budget traveler that don’t sacrifice the cultural experience. Here are my 5 favorite free things to do in Madrid… Watch the Sunset at the Temple of […]

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Relaxing in Park Güell – Barcelona

Often times, when you think of Barcelona one of the first things that comes to mind is Antoni Gaudí. Gaudí was a Spanish Catalan architect that is best known for his masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia, which is one of the most visited monuments in Spain. Gaudí’s artistic influence stretches far beyond the Sagrada Familia and […]