Kayla's Adventures

Madrid, V

Here we are with our last day in Madrid and sadly, also the last day of our trip. We started the day with a nice walk to Paraiso del Jamon (Ham Paradise), a place that truly lives up to it’s name. Take a look… Here we enjoyed a typical Spanish breakfast of toasted bread, tomato spread, freshly squeezed orange juice, and coffee. We then started to make our way¬†towards the Prado Museum but.. Read More

Madrid, IV

Last Friday, I found out that I passed my first monthly placement test and that I would be moving up to the next level on Monday (today). To celebrate, Taylor and I caught a train to Madrid! Actually, that was going to happen regardless of whether or not I passed, but it sure made the weekend much more enjoyable! ūüôā We arrived in Madrid and got settled into our apartment just in time.. Read More

Madrid, III

**I now have a “subscribe” option in the right hand column of the blog ———> If you want to be notified every time I submit a new post, just type your e-mail address into the box, and you should¬†receive an update. Day 3 marks our last full day in Madrid. What an incredible start to this trip! After grabbing breakfast, we made our way down to Puerta de Alcala, a “gateway” in the.. Read More

Madrid, II

Day 2 in Madrid! We started the day with the breakfast of champions (again)… chocolate & churros! Next, we walked to the Plaza Mayor, a central square in Madrid that is filled with shops, restaurants, and plenty of people! We went early enough in the morning that the plaza was still pretty quiet, but when we walked through later in the afternoon, it was swarming. After spending some time in the Plaza Mayor,.. Read More

Madrid, I

Espana! We are finally here! Grandma & Grandpa,¬†Patrick & Laura¬†Escure, and myself are taking a 2 week tour of Spain. We are starting in Madrid, then heading to Pamplona, Barcelona, and finally Valencia. Days 1-4 will be spent in Madrid, so here we go with day 1… After we arrived at our hotel from the airport, we got settled in and headed out to experience Spain’s finest… tapas! Oo my. So delicious and.. Read More