Category: Travel

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Toledo Trip Part 2

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم Continuing from the previous post of Toledo Trip Part 1. As we roamed around the area after passing by briefly Teatro de Rojas, we walked through an alley where many souvenir shops are located. The picture above is a souvenir shop specialised in Damasquinado (or Damasquino),...

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How to go to downtown Toledo by local bus

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم After arriving in Toledo, we saw a crowd gathering right at the gate where you can see two girls standing in the picture above. There is a small Tourist Information Center (TIC). There´s a very long queue just for asking questions and only one officer. Aigoo…...

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Madrid to Toledo by Train

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم Hola Toledo! We went to Toledo on the weekend of July, a blazing scorching hot day. Toledo is a great site for a one-day getaway trip from Madrid (only 70 km south of Madrid). We took the train scheduled at 9.20am from Atocha Station and returned at...

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Spring in Madrid

Alhamdulillah, we are blessed yet again to appreciate the pretty season and enjoy the beautiful weather during spring in Madrid. This time around, a Korean friend; Woo Hye who is married to an American and currently are living in Warsaw, Poland came down to Madrid for a short 2-days visit. What a...

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Charles III University in Madrid

We visited Charles III University in Madrid last week, specifically the campus near Leganes station (Renfe Cercanias). A friend of my husband’s; who is working as a professor in the physic department in  Charles III University was infected with a peculiar unknown disease and at the moment still bed-ridden in...

Christmas in London

Christmas is just around the corner and when I looked into my list of draft posts, there was a post titled ‘Christmas in London’ just sitting around the dusty corner waiting for me to publish it. This Christmas in London post is my experience of celebrating Christmas at the end...

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Plaza Mayor in Madrid

In my opinion, Plaza Mayor is a must visit Madrid tourist spot if you have never seen such architecture before. It was built during the year 1598-1621 of Philip III’s reign. The plaza is rectangular in shape and on top are the residential buildings. OMG, people do live here! I...

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Puerta Del Sol in Madrid

Puerta del Sol is just two stations away from my house and normally I will either stop in Atocha station and walk to Sol (which I normally call it). 23 minutes or if you walk pretty slowly about 30 minutes. It sounds a lot of walking but trust me, you...

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Wales – Day 2

This was the DAY 2 of  the 3D2N Wales excursion on Saturday, 20th December 2014. Bodelwyddan Castle This was such a sudden diversion from our intended itinerary. We checked out from Travelodge at Wrexham around 8am and the sky was still dark. Our initial plan was to go straight to...

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Wales – Day 1

This was the DAY 1 of  the 3D2N Wales excursion on Friday,  19th December 2014. Alhamdulillah, the day was a bright and sunny day when we woke up. The first thing was to pick up the rental car from Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Coventry. Initially, I did the car booking with...

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Wales 3D2N Itinerary and Budget Trip

I went for a 3 days 2 nights (3D2N) excursion with another three friends from 19th to 21st December 2014 while I was in the UK. It was cold but we wanted to do it before Christmas so that at least the city was still alive. Besides..we were afraid if...

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Walking around Oxford: Part 2

Continuing on my post from Walking around Oxford: Part 1… Top: The location of Robert Boyle´s house Bottom-Left: University Church of St Mary the Virgin Bottom-Right: This signboard is just right under University Church of St Mary the Virgin   From High Street, I took a right corner just next to University...