Category: Travel

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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...

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Shakespeare´s Birthplace

Behind me is Stratford-Upon-Avon´s Information Center.   I stayed in the UK for about three months from end of September 2014 to end of December 2014 and Stratford-Upon-Avon is among the places that I have visited during my stay there (not too many though…hehe). I spent most of my time in...

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Souvenirs from Granada

There is nothing like some souvenirs from Granada as a momento to reminisce your visit to one part of this amazing Andalusia region. The perfect place to get your souvenirs from Granada is none other than Alcaiceria. Initially, Alcaiceria is an area of streets between Plaza Nueva and Plaza Bib-Rambla...

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Albayzin – Part 3

Today (our third and the last day in Granada), we tried another route up to Albayzin. We walked towards Puerta de Elvira from Calle Elvira. We stopped in front of a little iglesia or chapel and replenished our water. I told my husband that my conventional parents would scold me...

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Albayzin – Part 2

Continuing my post on Albayzin – Part 1,where I have left it pretttty long because of my time constraint and etc. Yeah…an excuse..hehe. I better start writing about it before it is gone from my memory. We walked up to the area where many Moroccan sellers selling similar type of...