Europe

Lausanne, Switzerland

Rewind back to Lyon, where I sat in an apartment room sending messages to potential hosts hoping to line up accommodation plans for my journey through Switzerla...

Switzerland Tried To Kill Me

This post is simply about the first hour of my stay in Geneva, Switzerland. My train arrived in Geneva and I immediately bolted to my next couchsurfing host'...

Lyon, France: The Anti-Paris

Flying into Lyon, I feared that I would regret my decision to come here instead of Nice. Little birds told me mixed things ranging from "gee willikers you'll lo...

Bad Times in Barcelona

By day four of my time in Barcelona, a place I previously declared admiration for, only one thought blared in my mind: Get me the hell out of this city. As I...

Barcelona! More Than a Club!

Confession: In Madrid, I claimed to be a Real Madrid fan because somebody told lied to me that's the team that Gerard Piqué aka Shakira's husband played on. Now...

Granada Style!

For the record, the title of this post was inspired by this video - Granada's parody of Gangnam Style. I suggest watching it if you have a lot of time on your h...

Sleepless in Seville

First and foremost, if you go anywhere in Spain, GO TO SEVILLE. It's everything you've ever hoped for in a Spanish city - culture, cuisine, great architectur...
Parque Retiro

Madrid 2013: No Hunger, No Regrets

"Hola! Nesecito hablar con mi amigo Alex, eres Alex?" *Beeeeeep* Lauren and I stared hopelessly at a keypad, pressing each number and beckoning to the voice ...