10 Reasons to Love Spain

It’s probably no secret to anyone who knows me that I love Spain. It is currently the place I call home and has given me so many amazing opportunities to travel and learn. I believe this country has an abundance of things to offer to any adventurer. Spain’s culture and history are so different from […]

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Jacob’s Top 5

29 March 2020 Hey! Its Jacob, and I wanted to check in and share my top five moments in Europe so far. I’m thankful that Kristen could convince me to come over here and enjoy what have been some truly unique experiences. These five moments were when I was at my happiest, and most appreciative […]

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Berlin, Germany

28 February- 2 March 2020 Our decision to go to Berlin was another fairly spontaneous one. Just weeks before an upcoming holiday in Spain, we began thinking of taking a trip somewhere. We had an extra day off so we looked around for cheap flights and landed on Berlin- and boy are we glad we […]

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Liverpool, UK

1-3 January 2020 One of my first thoughts when thinking of my personal “musts” while living in Europe was going to a Liverpool FC match. I’ve been a fan since I was a kid, following in my brother, Shane’s, footsteps. We used to sit together in the living room and watch Premier League games on […]

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London, UK

30 December 2019- 1 January 2020 As it turns out, the cheapest way to London from Paris is by bus.  Our trip took about 8 hours, including the many stops for customs before going under the English Channel. Our bus actually drove into a train car which then transported us through the tunnel. We did […]

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Christmas in Madrid

December 2019 Christmas in Madrid is such a wonderful time. Every neighborhood celebrates the holidays with their own decorations and lights. Some of the best sights are in Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor.  The largest Christmas “tree” in the city is in Puerta del Sol. It is actually a gigantic metal cone adorned with […]

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Our First Two Months in Madrid

September- October 2019 It has officially been two months since we arrived in Madrid! Time certainly flies when you are settling into a foreign country and beginning a new life from scratch. Aside from the basics like setting up a new bank account, getting a new phone plan, navigating the public transportation system and the […]

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Segovia, Spain

12 October 2019 Today, we took a short hour trip to a small nearby town called Segovia. I have already heard from a few people since we’ve been here that Segovia is a beautiful place. We decided to waste no time and check it our for ourselves. The main attraction in Segovia is an ancient […]

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Québec, Canada

3-7 July 2019 Finally, in the summer of 2019, we made it up to Québec. I had been once before to Québec City for a french trip in high school and absolutely loved the charming cobblestone streets and trying to put my french to the test. We decided to first drive up to Québec City […]

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San Diego, California

13-18 August 2018 In August of 2018, Jacob and I were contemplating where we wanted to go for our annual summer trip. We eventually narrowed it down to two places: Montréal and San Diego. Jacob had been wanting to see Montréal for a long time and although we eventually decided on San Diego for that […]

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