jadraque, guadalajara, tourism, living in spain, weekend, getaway

Jadraque

This weekend’s trip was to a town called Jadraque in the province of Guadalajara. The province, which is located in the region of Castilla y la Mancha owns its name to the Arab “wād al-ḥaŷarah” which means river that runs over stones.   The most representative landmark of the region is the medieval Castle of […]

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La Feria de Málaga

Last weekend we had the opportunity of visiting La Feria de Málaga which takes place in August commemorating the historic taking of the city by the Catholic Monarchs. The “day fair” starts in a main street in downtown called Calle Larios and it extends to a few miles in the surroundings making up to a huge […]

dgt, autoescuela, palomero

Karma is a Bitch

So, I’m finally issuing my driver’s license in Spain, there will be a dedicated post for this soon. In the meantime, it turns out I did my theory exam this morning and results should be published on the Traffic Department’s website like, now. However it seems my karma isn’t done with me yet (I drove a […]

tepoz, mexico, travel, blog, expat

Tepoztlán

Last weekend I traveled to Mexico City to visit my best friend and he suggested to visit Tepoztlán, small town nearby in the beautiful state of Cuernavaca  where, by the way, I hadn’t been before. The town itself is as small as 14k inhabitants, although there are other towns nearby that are connected in many […]

chai, tea

Café Coffee

Chai means tea in several languages. Its origin appears to be mandarin although that’s irrelevant for the point I want to make: To say or order a Tea Chai, as I just realized people in Monterrey do, is redundant. #sundaythoughts

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