• Outdoor tapas in Triana | Seville, Spain

    Reasons to Love Triana, Seville

    When I travel, I often try to stay somewhere other than the main tourist center. It’s not because I’m trying to be different (because let’s be honest, this isn’t really a novel…

  • Santa Cruz square | Seville, Spain

    A Seville Walking Tour

    Exploring Seville on foot is definitely the way to go. The sights are not spread too far apart which means you can see a lot in only one day. And the charming unknown…

  • Spain

    The Alcazar of Seville

    You know what I’m a sucker for? If you said scarves and toast you’d be right, but that’s not what I’m referring to here. When it comes to architecture and historic places,…

  • Inside Taberna Almendro 13 | La Latina, Madrid, Spain

    Scenes from La Latina, Madrid

    Far away from the stately buildings that line Madrid’s Gran Via are the gritty slinky side streets of La Latina. Hidden from the wide open spaces of Plaza Mayor are the dark…

  • Pimientos de Padron at Mercado San Miguel | Madrid, Spain
    Markets, Spain

    Madrid’s Mercado de San Miguel

    It’s only fitting that my first real post about my trip to Spain is a post about my favorite place to go when I’m in a new destination: the market. The smells, the…

  • Family, Life

    Updates from Annie

    It’s been a while since I’ve posted consistently on TravelShus. Though I’ve enjoyed my break from the internets, I miss writing, I miss sharing travel and lifestyle stories, and I miss my blogging…

  • Cafes in afternoon light | Seville, Spain

    Travel Repeat: Spain

    Spain was the first country I traveled to without my parents. While I had spent time in Europe before, the safety net of my mom and dad and brother made the travel experience…

  • Sunset at the Chinese fishing nets | Fort Cochin, India

    Photo Essay: Kerala, India

      It’s been a decent amount of time since my short trip to Kerala, India, yet I remember each moment, each sweat bead, each flavor, and each sound so vividly. I could…

  • Wagon | Fort Kochi, India

    First Impressions of Kerala, India

    I’ve always wanted to travel to India, but I’ve been a little fearful of its intensity. I’ve had a love affair with Indian fabrics and the bright vivid colors, but inside I’ve…