On the train from Venice to Florence, I was doing a little background research about and discovered that Florence is the birthplace of probably one of the most important things to ever be born - possibly in the history of the world. Gelato. https://www.instagram.com/p/BDg2qV6LOPN/ I believe in levels of love. I love my family … Continue reading A Lot o’ Gelato
Carnaval in Sitges
"'Twas the night before Lent, and all throughout Sitges, every creature was stirring, throwing glitter on beaches. Not a child was safe at home or in bed, for all the parents had lost their damned heads." If Clement Clarke Moore had to write a poem about Carnaval I’m almost certain it’d have gone something like … Continue reading Carnaval in Sitges
Bunkers del Carmel
Today Lisa (our new flatmate), Fernweh, and I took an adventure to Bunkers del Carmel, a large hill offering amazing views of the whole of Barcelona that rival the famed panoramas at Montjuïc, Park Güell, and Tibidabo. The bunker, which used to be an AA-station during World War II, resides in the El Carmel district … Continue reading Bunkers del Carmel
Hello vs. Hola
Hello and hola are essentially interchangeable, but also lead to awkward situations. Our neighbor is a Spanish deity and my brain shorted due to being in close proximity.
Sitges, Barcelona, Spain
Sitges and beaches. Fun fact - those two words rhyme, which we discovered when we were pronouncing it “sit-gez” and no one had any idea of where we were planning on taking a little weekend trip.
Mercat de La Boqueria
Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria is an unforgettable experience, and an unmissable one if you come to Barcelona.
My Life with Food
I love my sister. I love her so much. But, to me, Food is the single most infuriating being on this planet for one - very good - reason.
The craving for chocolate has (for real) gone through the roof! I simply couldn’t take it anymore. Xx Food
Public Humiliation and Other Fun Tales: An Autobiography
Around a week ago I almost died. Now, you may think I’m exaggerating. I resent that. I’m not, and I have eyewitnesses to prove it.
Hi, I’m Fernweh!
About 6 months ago, we decided to move halfway across the world - knowing no one where we’re going - with only two suitcases. With me having a (partial) minor in Spanish, we had settled on a Spanish-speaking country, and it wasn’t until June that we definitively said Barcelona, Spain was our final destination.