Category: Spain

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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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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...

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Albayzin – Part 1

Ahhh… *sigh* a lovely place, my Albayzin. My only two grudges are..the pebble-paved road and the dog’s ^^. So many dog shit…a statistic says that there are about 4.8 million dogs against 40 million people living in Spain. Not a shocker there. I have nothing against dogs as I love...

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Alhambra

Our trip to Alhambra was on the 16th of August, 2014 (Saturday). Weather was…clear and hot! ^^ First and foremost, book your ticket to Alhambra online! Get it at TicketMaster. It is a must!! You don’t want to be disappointed when you reach the ticket counter at Alhambra and be...

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Olive Farm near Alhambra, Granada

I have always dreamed to go to an olive farm. Around this time, my wish is finally granted and I got to see an olive farm near Alhambra in Granada. Do you know that Spain is the number one olive oil producer in the world? Check out the statistic here....

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Granada Cathedral

This picture of Granada Cathedral was taken at around 8.00 am on 15th of August 2014. Very bright sky and hot summer in Granada. It reached 37 degree Celsius in the afternoon and walking outside in that weather almost toasted us. ^^ Since we could only checked in at 10.30...