Angela Tung

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Category Archives: travel

The flight home

by Angela Tung on Saturday, August 30, 2014, no comments

I was stressed about getting to the airport, but YP found out about the express bus and it was super easy. Getting through airport security was another story. I didn’t realize I had to take out ALL my electronics, including plugs, chargers, and my headphones. I had to go back through the scanner twice more. […]

Back in Madrid

by Angela Tung on Thursday, August 28, 2014, no comments

In Barcelona, I was dreading the subway ride from our hotel to the train station, but I surprisingly remembered how to get there since I had lead the way the first time. Again, the train ride was lovely. We ended up sitting next to each other, and we both dozed most of the way. I […]

Barcelona, Day 2

by Angela Tung on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, no comments

We started the day with a late breakfast at Brunch & Cake, which was adorable. I had something to eat earlier so I wasn’t super-hungry, but I was still able to have a cortada and one slice of coconut bread (YP had the other). Afterward we went to check out Sagrada Familia. It was a […]

Barcelona, Day 1

by Angela Tung on Monday, August 25, 2014, no comments

Off the Barcelona! I was a little worried about schlepping to the train station with all our stuff and the possible madness of getting through security and all that, but it turned out to be a breeze. I kept remembering how it was taking the train from Paris to London, and only afterward remembered that […]

The Bullfighters’ Tailor

by Angela Tung on Saturday, August 23, 2014, no comments

On this day we rented a car and drove to this place on the outskirts of Madrid so that YP could buy a matador outfit. You heard right. At first he thought he could get one in the city, but it turned out that place didn’t sell whole outfits. So it was off to this […]

Basilica, Royal Palace, National Library

by Angela Tung on Friday, August 22, 2014, no comments

Friday our plans were to check out the San Francisco el Grande Basilica and the Royal Palace of Madrid. On our way we stopped for breakfast at this nearby cafe, where I had a lovely cafe au lait. I had also ordered a ham and cheese on a croissant but wasn’t very hungry. Luckily I […]

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museu, Crystal Palace, Indian food

by Angela Tung on Thursday, August 21, 2014, no comments

On Thursday, YP and I went to the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum together and each did our own thing afterward. I enjoyed the museum. At first I was very diligent about listening to every audio description and at least looking at every painting, but after almost two hours, I got saturated and started breezing through the rooms, […]

Toledo and jet lag

by Angela Tung on Thursday, August 21, 2014, no comments

Although I slept pretty well the first three nights, Tuesday night I had trouble. During the day we had walked around a lot and gotten tons of sun, but I probably went to bed too early, around midnight, when I wasn’t sleepy. Whatever the reason I was up until almost four, browsing on my phone […]

Mardrid, Day 4

by Angela Tung on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, no comments

We got going late this morning and came back early, but we still managed to do a lot, probably because we didn’t come back to the apartment in the middle of the day and rest for two to three hours. We left at about 11:30 and headed over to the Prado museum. Along the way […]

Vegetarian paella, wild dogs, and gelato

by Angela Tung on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, no comments

Last night I slept better than the night before, although it still took me a while to drift off and I woke up a few times. But we’re in no rush to be anywhere today so we slept in, meaning about 9 for me and 10 for him. Last night we schlepped out to this […]