A couple of weeks ago I finally got the opportunity to visit the iconic Alhambra in Granada. As a student of Spanish and Arabic, the red fortress truly encompasses both areas of my degree programme- which meant I was very excited to go and see it, in the most nerdy way possible! Continue reading
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Eid Holiday: Petra, Wadi Rum and AqabaLeave a comment Standard
Last week was was Eid al-Adha (which meant that we had a week off from studying!). As a result, a group of us decided to travel to the south for a few days and tick a few things off of our Jordan bucket lists: Petra, Wadi Rum and Aqaba.
Rain and RondaLeave a comment Standard
Over the past week, my mother has been over here in sunny (cloudy) Spain, visiting me and taking me out for lots of yummy dinners (what are parents for?). Over the weekend, the weather took a turn for the worst, much to my delight (and perhaps my mother’s disappointment) as there are only so many continuous days of sun that an English rose can take, so we decided to go on a day trip!