7 Things to See in Costa del Sol

Malagueta

Located in Andalucía in the south of Spain and part of the Costa del Sol, Málaga makes for a great summer destination.  To North Americans, the weather in Southern Spain in the middle of April tends to feel more like the height of summer (we were really lucky and didn’t experience any rain).  Spend your time on the beach, exploring the city center, and hiking up to the Alcazaba for panoramic views of the city and its impressive port. (more…)

Brugge and the Flemish Coast

GentAfter spending a very sketchy night in a Paris hostel and a short morning of train travel I arrived in Brugge, Belgium. This little city is probably one of my favorites thus far. It is small and homey and the Belgians are the most uncomplicated of people. They say what they mean and they mean what they say – intimidating and crude at times, however, you always know where you stand. During my time in Belgium there always seemed to be someone there to give directions, a helping hand, or local advice on what to do and see. (more…)