My End of 2021 Trip

My End of 2021 Trip

The stars and planets all aligned to make my latest trip a reality. I just finished a mural, and found a startingly cheap flight to Madrid. After all the absolute shit of the past two years, it was time to go. Almost without any hesitation, I bought the ticket and started planning out my route.

¡New York, New York!

¡New York, New York!

I got my final (covid) exam in Bilbao and passed with flying color. I retraced my steps back through airports in Madrid then Lisbon on my way to New York City. After a late arrival, I chose to stay at the ultra swank TWA Hotel about 100 feet from JFK’s baggage claim. The hotel was…

¡Sintra, Portugal!

¡Sintra, Portugal!

A quick day trip from Lisbon was a faraway place called Sintra. Home to some palaces and gorgeous views of mountains and the ocean, it’s hard not to love this place. Collected from quick emails sent from the road, here’s some of my experiences on this incredible trip:

¡Back in Madrid!

¡Back in Madrid!

Once I was back in Madrid, I just took my time getting lost through the city day after day. I kept finding new neighborhoods and different beats, finding different routes back to a lot of the main hot spots I’ve visited before. So here are a few more stories from Madrid…

¡Segovia, Spain!

¡Segovia, Spain!

I spent the last few days in Spain seeing some unbelievable stuff. I took a quick train ride north to the small, ancient town of Segovia. Collected from quick emails sent from the road, here’s some of my experiences on this incredible trip:

¡Toledo, Spain!

¡Toledo, Spain!

Here’s the second entry from my trip to Spain and Portugal in November and December of 2021. A walk through Madrid set off a weird chain of events. Everything culminated by being awed by the city of Toledo, Spain. So hold on and take some time to read through the craziness! Collected from quick emails…

¡Madrid, Spain!

¡Madrid, Spain!

When circumstances pointed towards a random trip to Madrid, my first thoughts turned to finally seeing the Prado. Outside of that, I had no idea what to see or expect. Spain was full of surprises at every corner. Quickly, the history, people, art and culture became endlessly fascinating to me. Here’s what happened when I…