Amazing Andalucia : A 7 day Itinerary to see the Best of Southern Spain

Flamenco dancers, horses carriages, bright bougainvilleas, tapas and elaborate Moorish castles is what is in store when you visit Southern Spain.  While westerners spell Andalusia with a ‘s’, Spaniards spell it as Andalucía!  Andalucía called Al-Andalus (Arabic for “land of the west”) was a Moorish empire for 781 years, from 711 Read More …

Tips for buying better Souvenirs when Traveling

What do you think of when you see your souvenirs you have collected over the years? Do your travel keepsakes and souvenirs invoke memories of your trips to faraway places, are you reminded of conversations with locals… what your learnt about the meaning behind that token of travel that you Read More …

Rocambolesc : A Willy Wonka-esque Gelateria in Girona

We were visiting Girona, on a day trip from Barcelona. The Old Town of Girona is on the east bank of the river Onyar, with pedestrianized narrow streets surrounded by the old city walls. The Rambla, running parallel to the river, contains many street cafés and touristic restaurants. There are wonderful museums, Read More …

Spanish Riviera : An afternoon in Calella de Palafrugell

Although there’s no such thing as the Spanish Riviera, travel websites usually use the term when they talk about Spain’s magnificent beaches, and the Iberian country is blessed with plenty of them.  So, if there would be a Spanish Riviera, this would probably include most of the country’s seashores, as Spain Read More …

Up up and away : 6 Epic Hot Air Balloon Rides around the world.

The experience of launching into the atmosphere, riding in a hot air balloon while enjoying the birds eye view of the world below is an experience like no other.  It requires no skills other than the ability to wake up early in the morning since most of the rides as at dawn when Read More …

Girls Getaway : Alhambraesque Weekend in Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia

The 3 of us, college buddies, setout for some catching up and change in scenery to the beautiful desert of Arizona. We stayed at the Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia in Scottsdale. A beautiful resort with a back drop of the picturesque Camelback Mountain and Alhambra like walkways. Read More …

Highlights of 2015 : Top Travel Moments Outside Suburbia

As we ring in the New Year, couldn’t help but reminisce and recap our 2015 adventures Outside Suburbia. We have had a very fun 2015.  Can’t believe that its only been since March 2015 that I started blogging and started learning the ropes of the different social media, now I’m like Read More …

Candy Cane arches of Cordoba

We took a train from Seville to Cordoba to visit the Candy cane double arches of Mesquita – also called the Grand Mosque or Cathedral of Cordoba.  The Mesquita takes your breath away upon entry. It makes you feel as though you are in a hall of mirrors. Although originally Read More …