Category: Spain

4

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),...

0

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…...

1

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...

0

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...

0

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...

0

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...

0

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...

0

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...

0

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...

0

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...

0

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...

0

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...