7 Things I Miss About Living in Seville

I’ve been thinking about writing this post since the very first week I moved to Madrid, nearly two years ago now. I was immediately impressed by how different things were in the capital– after living in Andalusia for nearly three years I felt like I was in a while...
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Cheers: A Guide to Seville’s Best Cocktail Bars

It’s an inevitable situation: as the balmy summer nights in Seville cool down, the nightlife heats up. In a crisis-ridden country, Sevillanos claim their bars have kept them afloat, and it seems that new watering holes pop up every other week in the central neighborhoods. Copas or cubatas, a basic...
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Seville April Fair: Why it’s Not for Me!

Memories of Ferias Past Sometimes here in cosmopolitan Madrid I feel like I am living in a completely different country than only a few years ago, when I was happy residing in Seville, a mid-sized city in southern Spain. I especially feel the difference this week, when much of...
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A Glimpse of a Weekend in Seville

I don’t know if I’ll ever stop comparing Seville and Madrid. The food, the prices, the weather… it’s a bad habit! It’s not to say that after a few days in Seville I’m not happy to come back up to the capital, but there is something very special about...
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An Introduction to Semana Santa in Seville

Although I am not a big fan of Seville’s world famous Holy Week (Semana Santa), I feel lucky to have lived there and to have experienced a Semana Santa in Seville . It is truly unlike anything I’ve ever seen before, and the passion among the people watching and...
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Playing Tour Guide in Seville

Where and What to Eat in the Capital of Andalusia Visiting Seville is like how I imagine it must be for some people to see an ex after a long time. I get butterflies in my stomach and try to convince myself I’m better off without her, but she...
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