Tag Archives: Spain

Madrid Day Trips: Guide to Toledo, Segovia, and More!

In March, I took a wonderful solo trip to Madrid in Spain. Madrid has the honor of being Spain’s vibrant capital city, and therefore it has plenty of cool neighborhoods, museums, attractions, and restaurants that all appeal to solo travelers. Madrid is a great place to base yourself – without a doubt. However Madrid is also […]

One Day in Madrid: A 24 Hour Guide to Spain’s Capital

what to see in Madrid in one day

Wanna visit Spain’s capital but only have a day to spare? Is a day in Madrid even worth trying? Nope, it’s no problem! While I had an amazing solo travel experience in Madrid and encourage you to spend more time in this vibrant city, you can still create a memorable trip in only 24 hours. I promise. As […]

Exploring Barrio de las Letras or Madrid’s Literary Quarter

literary quarter madrid

Barrio de las Letras is one of Madrid’s most beautiful neighborhoods, and a perfect spot for literary nerds. This is an area of the Spanish capital that you mustn’t miss especially if you’re in love with the eloquence of the written word. Think about it: an entire neighborhood dedicated to books. Be still my beating heart. […]

My (Amazing) Experience Traveling Alone in Madrid

madrid solo travel

Updated: July 7 2021 I just returned from an epic solo trip in Madrid! I loved, loved, loved Madrid, you guys. I’m not exaggerating even a little bit. Madrid gave me a tiny (and needed) taste of Spain. Let me tell you… I am ready to go on a million more trips to this incredible country. Hell, […]

The Best Bookish Cities in Europe

beginners guide to Porto

Europe’s Best Bookish Cities Are you ready for some literary wanderlust? I know I am! As an English teacher, I feel like it’s my super special duty to promote literature destinations – of all shapes and sizes – from around the globe! I love books (and they love me)! Some travelers seek out authentic street […]