Under the Spanish Sun, Entry #4: The Best Burger in Madrid
Jun23

Under the Spanish Sun, Entry #4: The Best Burger in Madrid

  After taking a two hour train from Seville, my compadres and I arrived in Madrid with empty stomachs and tired feet. Luckily, our apartment was located right above el Mercado de San Ildefonso, a lovely marketplace full of stalls offering every type of fare under the Spanish sun. Amongst various kitchens offering your typical paella and tapas, the stall of Gancho y Directo Hamburguesas stood out from the crowd with their – you...

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Under the Spanish Sun, Entry #3: Seville and the Mercado de Feria
Jun16

Under the Spanish Sun, Entry #3: Seville and the Mercado de Feria

Why do we travel? What is the difference between going somewhere and looking at pictures of it on the Internet? Is it the scenery? The food?’   The answer is: the people.   Take Gonzalo, for insntance. Gonzalo was a tall man in what looked to be his late 50s, seemingly inconspicuous in his white polo and jeans. As my friends and I walked down the street and turned the corner, he greeted us out of nowhere.     “Do...

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Under the Spanish Sun, Entry #2: ORGO Travel Must-Haves
Jun12

Under the Spanish Sun, Entry #2: ORGO Travel Must-Haves

Traveling is an incredible experience, no matter where you choose to go. But bringing along your favorite skin products can be a hassle, especially if you take an airplane or a cruise ship, where carry-on liquids and creams can only be in containers 3oz. or less. Luckily, one of my favorite skincare lines ORGO provides a majority of their products in containers precisely this size! ORGO is a vegan and organic company, offering...

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