Monthly Archives: August 2014

Street Art – Lisboa Edition!

There are few things I love more than hunting for street art – eyes combing back and forth wandering medinas and squares looking for that personal touch of local artistic expression. Fortunately, in Lisbon you do not have to look far. From the rubble of decaying buildings sprout political triumphs. Winding alleyways recount tales of Fado’s woeful past. Religious figures, along […]

In Love With Lisbon!

Lisboa, my love!  Abrigada! After an uneventful 9 hour bus ride from Madrid I made my way over to Lisbon, Portugal. Everything was bright.  Everything was booming. Everything was beautiful. I stayed at the Golden Tram Hostel (perfection), and from there went on the best free walking tour with John Doe Tours (Hi Alex!). Bombino, my favorite nomadic […]

Segovia: If These Walls/Mountains Could Talk

I was told that the city of Segovia and the Roman Aqueduct it encapsulated  was a must see, so on a rainy day – with no umbrella in hand – I set out to storm the castle. Segovia is a mountain town dating back to the 1st century AD and lies about an hour north of Madrid. From beyond the city […]