14 May, 2017 in Madrid

Toledo is a gorgeous mountain-top fortified city with a very rich history dating back the 2nd century BC, passing through the hands of many different regional powers. One of the fascinating things to see in Toledo is how they’ve built on this history to boost up tourism, and one of the prime examples is the local […]

8 Jun, 2016 in Barcelona
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On my recent visit to Barcelona, I stayed near the Gothic Quarter, the old city center, with buildings and architecture dating back hundreds of years. It’s filled with funky stores, comfy little cafes and restaurants, and shopping options. There are lots of walking tours of the area, but sometimes it’s best to just wonder around and let yourself […]

12 May, 2016 in Eastern Spain, Visions
Visions of Girona Spain (3)

Girona is a charming often overlooked town. I wasn’t planning to do anything much there myself, but my cheap RyanAir landed in that airport, and I heard it has a charming old quarter and great views from the university and so decided to stay the overnight and have a look, and I’m very glad that […]

3 Oct, 2010 in Jerusalem
Palm Sunday - Old City - Jerusalem - 2010 (14).JPG

I live abroad and try to travel often, but Jerusalem is where I’m from. It matters not how many times I walk around the tiny old city of Jerusalem, there’s always something new and magical to be discovered. Last Palm Sunday, around Easter time, I headed over to the old city for another tour of […]

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