Cultural similarities between Spain and the Philippines

The Philippines and Spain have a lot of cultural similarities despite being thousands of kilometers apart. Maybe it’s due to the fact that the Philippines was a colony of Spain for centuries. Or maybe it’s just because the two countries both get a lot of sun? 😀 In any case, here are some things these […]

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Templo de Debod

Templo de Debod after quarantine

Templo de Debod is one of my favorite places in Madrid. It’s a 2nd Century B.C. temple gifted by the Egyptian government to Spain in the 70s, transported to and reconstructed in Madrid stone by ancient stone. It’s not very big, but there’s a mini-museum inside it, worth a visit particularly since it’s free to […]

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Surviving the Quarantine/Cuarentena or Lockdown

After more than a month of being in strict quarantine (I haven’t left the house in more than a month), having groceries delivered to my home to have the least possible human contact, I’ve learned some things about how to stay home without losing my mind. Spain has been pretty strict about keeping people in […]

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