Tag Archives: Spain

literary quarter madrid

Exploring Barrio de las Letras or Madrid’s Literary Quarter

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. […]

beginners guide to Porto

The Best Bookish Cities in Europe

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 […]

june 2016

My Most Difficult Travel Decision

I’m not flying to Spain today. I know what you’re probably thinking. “Blond Wayfarer is a coward.” “She’s letting terrorists win.” “What a typical fearful American.” “Doesn’t she realize Belgium isn’t Spain? They’re 900 miles apart.” This post comes at a very unfortunate time, given the recent terrorist attacks in Brussels, and I debated posting […]