I came across a quote recently: “When something good happens, travel to celebrate. When something bad happens, travel to forget it. If nothing happens, travel to make something happen.” Three weeks back I found myself once again on a plane taking me to the US. First on my schedule was Chicago, then New York.
La Mallorquina, Madrid’s most famous bakery gets incredibly busy! Remember that scene from Eat Pray Love where Julia Roberts tries to order some coffee in the busy café in Rome? Yep. That sort of busy. You have been warned.
Spain has been one of my oldest dreams, and inspired by watching The Limits of Control where the Lone Man wanders through Madrid and later on through Seville, I thought ‘hey! I want to do that, too!’ Sadly, Seville didn’t fit into the plans this time, but there’s always the next time, right?
Oh, sweet Vienna. You truly are sweet. If you’re anything like me, and you enjoy getting to know the culture throughout its food, here are my 5 favorite things you should not miss while in Vienna. But be warned and get your taste buds ready for a lot of cakes and sweets.