Tapas in Granada

I’ve been in Spain long enough to know that I don’t need to budget any money for food. All I need to do is budget for some drinks and the food will come along with it. That’s right, my friends. For those of you who have been living in the dark this whole time, it’s […]

Where to Wine

When I travel in Europe, I prioritize my coffee and wine over food. I usually just end up “wining” without the “dining” which might not be the healthiest approach to travel, but it can be economical. It’s especially economical in Spain, where wine is cheap and good. There’s no way you can travel through southern […]

Cafe con Leches – Sophie’s Staple

Every time I travel, I always make sure to reserve a special budget for coffee. In Spain, my coffee budget goes straight to the classic “cafe con leches.” I discovered “cafe con leches” during the Camino de Santiago and since then, I’ve been on a mission to find the best one in town. So naturally, […]

Hiking in Mijas

It’s not too difficult to find a trail around the Mijas area. All you do is head towards the mountain and you’re bound to hop on one of the many trails. Be aware of the mountain goats — they tend to jump out when you least expect it. They’re also everywhere. Lots of the trails […]

My Story with Mijas

Why I Went I was accepted into the Global U program and received the opportunity to live in Mijas for 3 months. Global U is a 9 month gap year program for students ages 18 – 23. Its focus is on equipping students with entrepreneurship, computer programming, and leadership skills needed to start a business […]