Saturday, 7 January 2017

Barcelona


23 - 26 September 2016


A bustling, vibrant city with so much beauty to explore.
The consistently Spanish architecture is mesmerizing.
There is true pleasure in eating tapas and drinking wine in Spain by the beach with one of my oldest and greatest friends. 

"Every turn I take, every trail I track is a choice I make, now I can't turn back from the great unknown where I go alone, where I long to be." - Moana


Things we saw and did: 

  • Museum de Colon
  • Port of Barcelona
  • Barcelona Harbour
  • Barcelona Aquarium 
  • Anish Group beach restaurant
  • Las Ramblas
  • The Gothic Quarter
  • Port Vell
  • Casa Batlló
  • Sagrada Família
  • Park Guell
  • Tapas and wine at QUQU
  • Le Mercé festival 
  • Magic Fountain of Montjuic 
  • Cable Car to Montjuic 
  • Catalonia National Museum of Art
  • Olympic Stadium
  • Historical Botanical Gardens
  • Jardins De Laribal




Barcelona Harbour











Sagrada Família



Park Guell









Cable Car to Montjuic





Catalonia National Museum of Art








Monday, 12 September 2016

Edinburgh



13 - 15 May 2016


Edinburgh was just as dazzling the second time around. 
A small 'olde' city with ageless architecture and regal vibes.
Great food and drinks along with great company.

"Do not follow where the path may lead. 
Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson


Things we saw and did:

  • George's Street
  • Prince Street
  • Scott Monument
  • The Royal Mile
  • The Elephant House
  • Maloney's pub
  • The Hive
  • Weatherspoons 
  • Greyfriars Bobby statue
  • Greyfriar's Cemetery
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Momma's in Grassmarket
  • Hanam's Kurdish restaurant
  • The Shack
  • Rose Street
  • The Westroom
  • Carlton Hill
  • The Palace of Edinburgh
  • Mrs. McIntyre's cafe


Scott Monument







The Elephant House - Harry Potter bathroom

Greyfriars Bobby



Edinburgh Castle





Carlton Hill

The Palace of Edinburgh




USA Trip 2016 - San Diego



10 - 20 April 2016 


A complete paradise. 
It soothes the soul and completely refreshes you. 
I don't know how you could feel blue surrounded by all of that blue.

"Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, 
deep and permanent, in the ideas of living." - Miriam Beard


Things we saw and did:

  • Old Town
  • Belmont Park
  • Mission Beach
  • Pacific Beach
  • The Fishery
  • Buffalo Exchange
  • Garnet Avenue
  • PB Cantina
  • Ocean Beach
  • Hodad's Burger
  • Ocean Beach Pier
  • Sunset Cliffs
  • Point Loma
  • Fashion Valley
  • Las Americas outlet mall
  • Mexico border
  • Dirty Birds 
  • Amplified bar
  • San Diego Convention Center
  • Downtown San Diego
  • Gas Lamp District
  • Balboa Shopping Mall
  • Stone Taphouse
  • Petco Park
  • Seaport Village
  • USS Midway
  • Phil's BBQ
  • Balboa Park
  • California Tower
  • Botanic Gardens
  • Balboa Park Fountain
  • Ballast Point 
  • Cabo Cantina
  • Avenue club
  • Rocky's burger
  • Ingraham Street
  • La Jolla 
  • La Jolla cove 
  • Taco Surf
  • Bay Area
  • Bay Beach
  • The Baked Bear ice-cream sandwich


Ocean Beach





Sunset Cliffs



Cabo Cantina

San Diego Convention Center

Downtown

Petco Park

Seaport Village

Balboa Park











La Jolla

  

Taco Surf

Hodads