The Best Fries are in Lille

Anyone that tells you otherwise can shove two hot ones up their greasy noses. Ivana of Black Hummus Diaries and I had been staying with our long-time friend, Simon. But the time had come to part ways: Ivana to Amsterdam for a conference and me off into the unknown. I had three days to explore… Continue reading The Best Fries are in Lille

Through the Basque and Into Asturias

In our last episode, Simon and I had been on the road for about three days and stayed in the middle of the misty mountains in the Basque Country. Afterward, we went South into Navarra to see the lunar plains of Las Bardenas Reales. Read more here. Now, it was time to move back up… Continue reading Through the Basque and Into Asturias

Misty Mountains & Lunar Deserts

When we last met, we were spreading fast in our silver Tuna, Natalia, towards the great unknown of the Basque lands. Since moving to Europe almost four years ago, the Basque country has fascinated me in the way a toy car does to a child. Something about the rocky cliffs, the intense desire for independence,… Continue reading Misty Mountains & Lunar Deserts

Madrid and Cowboy Country

Big things have changed in my life, including finally receiving my degree from Aalborg University. With this piece of paper reading "You're now an 'adult'....on paper", it's time for me to venture out into this world with starry eyes and a can-do attitude (or whatever). But not without a good ramble first. Yes, before I… Continue reading Madrid and Cowboy Country

Long Train to Ella

In the old capital of Kandy, we sat in the train station with a hoard of other tourists waiting for the train. Our destination was Ella, far away in the mountains among tea covered hills and Ayurvedic spa's. The train trip from Kandy to Ella is regarded as one of the prettiest train rides in… Continue reading Long Train to Ella