[Through the Lens] Poland: Pretty in Pastel

There’s something about pastel and washed-out colours that gets me. They’re soothing and soft, peaceful and calming. And God bless Poland, because it introduces some beautifully designed pastel buildings!

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Where to get the best breakfast in Warsaw

There is a saying that goes “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.” I, personally, like to eat all my meals like a king (and the scale can attest to that), but breakfast is definitely my favourite meal of the day. So when I go traveling, what better way to start the day than with a delicious treat?

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[Through the Lens] Finding the Peaceful Moments of Madrid

Sometimes, it’s finding those peaceful moments that can get you through the day. There are days where all you need is a breath of fresh air and room to think – and these moments in Madrid gave me just that.

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Exploring Madrid on Foot: what can I see and where can I go?

For those of you who may not know where to begin on your travels to Madrid, or might perhaps only have one day to explore, here’s a list of landmarks that you won’t want to miss!

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[Through the Lens] Finding the magic in Barcelona

Whether you’re on a trip or walking around your home town, keep your eyes peeled for the magic hidden in unexpected places.

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Why You Should Walk Around Barcelona’s City Center

I’m a big believer of the notion that walking around and exploring will always be more fulfilling than going on the Hop-on Hop-off bus tours to see specific locations to check off of a list. Sure, you may get to your destination faster (and if you’re low on time or have difficulty walking, this may be the best option for you), but you’ll miss out on the essence of the city.

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[Through the Lens] Barcelona’s street art

When walking down the streets of Barcelona, whether it be a street filled with tourists or one lined with trees, whether it’s behind cars and houses, on garage doors or abandoned buildings, or in the most unexpected places, you’ll always be certain to come across something constant: street art.

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Barcelona’s Charming Gothic Quarter

No matter which backstreet or alleyway you take, the centuries-old squares of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter will lead to some hidden treasures – small artisan shops, restaurants, and magnificent cathedrals.

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Gaudí’s Barcelona: A guide to 4 of his must-see buildings

Antoni Gaudí (1852 – 1926) was a Spanish architect from Catalonia whose work is known to have a “one-of-a-kind” style. While you’re in Barcelona, make sure to visit some of his must-see buildings!

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Spending Half a Day in Toledo

Taking a half-day trip to Toledo was worth it. The scenery is right out of a storybook and its calm atmosphere is a nice contrast to the intensity and business of Madrid.

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