14 days in Spain & Morocco

Now that we kicked off the first day of summer, I’m getting ready to pull those summer dresses out of my closet. Certainly not to wear any of them in San Francisco any time soon as the summer time here is usually gloomy and foggy… but because I’m leaving for a vacation in less than a week. What started out as a trip to just Barcelona, soon evolved into Ibiza, Sevilla and Marrakech. For the last few months, I’ve spent week nights after work and a few Sundays planning out places to eat, stay and explore. Here’s my plan to date:

Before we go
Download Netflix shows on phone or computer
Figure out camera equipment (drone? new camera? new iPhone?)
Buy new clothes (I don’t have enough “warm” stuff for 14 days)

Fri Jun 30
Fly from Oakland to Barcelona

Sat Jul 1: Barcelona
Land in Barcelona at 2:45PM
Chill at rooftop pool
Grab a bite at La Boqueria

Sun Jul 2: Barcelona
Walk by Casa Batllo
Brunch @ Granja Petitbo (Passeig de Sant Joan, 82, 08028 Barcelona)
Visit the inside of La Sagrada Familia
Park Guell

Mon Jul 3: Barcelona
Bike around the city with a few stops at:
Arc de Triomf
Ciutadella Park
La Xampanyeria (Can Paixano)
Clubbing at night – Nasty Mondays at Sala Apolo are supposed to be a thing?

Tues Jul 4: Barcelona
Spend the day at the beach

Wed Jul 5: Barcelona + Ibiza
Barcelona shopping
Armin van Buuren @ Hi Ibiza or DJ Snake @ Ushuaia or … someone else.

Thurs Jul 6: Ibiza
Beach day @ Playa d’en Bossa
Lunch at Blue Marlin
Dalt Vila & Old town Ibiza (shopping)
Martin Garrix Opening Party @ Ushuaia or… someone else.

Fri Jul 7: Ibiza
Sleep in & hang out at the pool
Go on a 7-hour long catamaran tour around the island (so stoked!)
Hot Since 82 @ Pacha Ibiza

Sat Jul 8: Ibiza
Dalt Vila & Old town Ibiza  by day
Fly to Sevilla at night

Sun Jul 9: Sevilla
Cathedral and Giralda
The Alcazar & Barrio Santa Cruz
Plaza de España
Flamenco show @ Casa del Flamenco (a traditional place, this should be spectacular)

Mon Jul 10: Sevilla
Breakfast spot: La Cacharreria de Sevilla
Maria Liusa Park

Tues Jul 11: Marrakech
Jemaa el-Fna (also: Djemaa el-Fna)
Buy moroccan argan oil
Le Jardin Secret
Try to eat a good tajine

Wed Jul 12: Marrakech
The Majorelle Garden
Lunch at Le Jardin
Bahia Palace
Saadian Tombs
Dinner @ Al Fassia (Moroccan restaurant run by all women)
Evening at Le Comptoir

Thurs Jul 13: Marrakech
Camel ride (if the camels are treated nicely)
Evening at Le Palace

Fri Jul 14: Barcelona (Part 2 – with both our parents!)
Meet Cory’s mom
Montjuic Cable Train
Parc de la Ciutadella
Pick up my parents (see my grandma for the first time since Christmas!)
Big family dinner

Sat Jul 15: Barcelona
Big family breakfast with both our moms, so special!
Take a hop-on-hop-off bus around the city (thought I’d never do this, but it’s actually a really nice activity to do with your (grand)parents so you can sit together and catch up while seeing all the beautiful sites.

Sun Jul 16: Fly back home
Family breakfast and say goodbye.

If you have any food recommendations, activities I shouldn’t miss,  or things to learn, let me know in the comment section, or comment on my Instagram: @teachmewhatever!


One Comment Add yours

  1. Froy says:

    Have a great and amazing time over there!

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