[Trip] A day trip at Granada – The Alhambra, Cathedral of Granada

We had a day to spend in Granada and the first place to go would be the Alhambra, after that, we will take a walk at the city central to enjoy a slow walk plus getting some souvenirs before we bid goodbye to Granada.

One of the main reason for keeping Granada a popular destination among the tourists is because of The Alhambra. However, besides this world known heritage site, Granada itself has an amazing neighborhood with friendly people.

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[Eat] Spain, Segovia – The “Suckling pig” at José María Restaurant

There are 2 highly recommended restaurants for suckling pig in Segovia. In the end, we chose José María Restaurant for our lunch. We were ushered to our seats very quickly as our lunch reservation was done prior our arrival.

What makes the suckling pig special? It is the preparation for suckling pig. The moment you put the suckling pig and into your mouth, the meat actually ‘melt’. An interesting point to note, in this restaurant, the plate was used to cut the suckling pig which shows that the meat of the suckling pig is tender and crispy. (more…)

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[Trip] Spain, Madrid – Day Trip to Avila and Segovia

When we were planning our day trip to Avila and Segovia, we were contemplating if we should rent a car or join a local tour. After taking into consideration the cost of the car rental vs local tour, we decided to go with a local tour.

We booked our day tour via Viator and the 8-hour tour cost 80EUR (per person, lunch not included). You can opt for the tour with lunch included (cost will differ).

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