We just got back from 10 crazy days in Ireland(s). We are really excited to share what we did and what we saw, but first we want to explain some things. You may not appreciate our stories if you don’t know that there are 2-ish Irelands, or why Londonderry/Derry has two names, or what “the … More Our Trip to Ireland
Part one is here. On our second day we hiked to Arta, and the third day we went on a hike. Following this map we are in Cala Millor and will follow the yellow line through Son Servera to Artá. Cala Millor to Artá The next day we woke up and dealt with the problem … More Staycation Weekend Part 2
We recently had a long weekend off of school. Carnival (you know, that whole Mardi Gras thing) collided with the Day of the Balearic Islands (celebrating our islands becoming a recognized autonomous community). So we got lucky with Thursday and Friday off. Schools get 2 fun days (like snow days) they can apply to any … More Staycation Weekend Part 1
This is a continuation of our experience with Sant Antoni which started here. 7:30 is when the big song in the church started. Only 1,500 people can go in the church, but over 5,000 of us stood outside of the church to be part of it. It was a crush of people. I don’t think … More Sant Antoni Festival 2 and Video
We just blogged about the who’s, what’s and why’s of Sant Antoni. But we wanted to talk about our personal experiences with the big Sant Antoni festival. As we said it was a whirlwind two weeks of absolutely fun nonsense. We tried to go to as many bonfires, communal barbecues, demon dances, and animal blessings … More Our Sant Antoni Festival
Manacor has just finished a whirlwind two weeks of absolutely fun nonsense. Bonfires, communal barbecue, demons dancing, and animal blessings. It’s been a mess of partying, merriment, and chanting. The Sant Antoni (Saint Anthony) festival is fairly unique to our area. Palma (the capital) has some different stuff (also related to Saint Sebastian) but it doesn’t … More Mallorca Monday: Sant Antoni
Our trip this past winter brought us to both Vienna and Budapest. While both of these cities were beautiful, interesting, and historically significant, only one of them (spoiler, it’s Hungary) had amazing food. Seriously though, Vienna was the most disappointing place for food, we didn’t have a single meal (except maybe the Christmas market and … More The best food we’ve ever had.