Tropical leaves

Illa Fantasia Parc Aquatic And Weekend Catch Up

Do not wear cheeky bikini bottoms at water parks. Wedgies may occur on slides as you’re kicked off into the plunge pools. Just something I found out this weekend! Beach siesta

I hope you’re having a great week so far! The heat’s been turned up this week and I think that’s how it’s going to stay for the next 3-4 months. Absolutely fine with me!

This past Saturday we went to the Illa Fantasia parc aquatic about a 25 minute drive away. Earlier in the week cycling to gym I was daydreaming about the crazy river (more…)

Pygmy Hippos

One of my favourite enclosures at Barcelona Zoo are the pygmy hippos. I don’t know if it’s because theirs is the most tropical. Lots of different types of palms, big lush tropical green leaves that makes me feel like I’m in my own tropical world.


Late Summer

I hope you’re having a great week so far! I’m feeling a little bitter sweet at the moment.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

August is unofficial holiday month here. Most Spanish take August off and the city empties out. I was beginning to think people were on staycations or here was the hottest travel destination in Europe.  (more…)

Going Out On School Nights

I’ve recovered from going out every school night last week. Going out on school nights usually entails coming back late from shopping, not indoor karting, manicures, pedicures, chair dancing at a jazz blues jam session, finding delight in vegan burgers out or ferry spotting so my nephew gets a photo of Ant and Dec’s cruise ship in Barcelona (not joking).Palo Alto Market Fashion Weekend