Alicante – Beach Time

August 30, 2018 – September 2, 2018 As the weather is starting to turn to cold and rainy in Amsterdam, it was the perfect time for a quick weekend beach get away in Spain. After searching for cheap, direct flights from Amsterdam, we settled on Alicante, which is a little bit south of Valencia along…

Spain – Paella and Beaches

May 9, 2018 – May 13, 2018 When you have a 4 day weekend and you live in Europe, there’s nowhere better to be than Spain. We took advantage of the time off work to visit Valencia and Mallorca. Valencia, a city south of Barcelona on the east coast of Spain is rich in history…

Madrid, there’s always mañana

March 2, 2018 – March 4, 2018 It’s been a cold, rainy winter in Amsterdam as evidenced by the canals freezing, an event that hasn’t happened in over 6 years. I’m sure it was a sight to see when people were skating down the Princengracht and Keizersgracht, but luckily we avoided the chilly freeze and…

Barcelona is Gaudi

The first thing I noticed upon our arrival in Barcelona was the graffiti. It was on every single door. This might have had something to do with the fact that we didn’t get to our hotel until about 1:30am (thx Vueling – our on time arrival percentage with you is now a whopping 25%). But,…