Monthly Archives: March 2013

Social media roundup: March 29

We’ll be doing daily updates from the Alpine Living Staff as they travel around Spain from March 15-30. Be sure to check out alpineliving.ua.edu for stories and blogs from our fifth edition!

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Three small tips for visiting Lisbon

Share Walking around Lisbon on our first day here, I learned three lessons that helped during the rest of our stay. Look both ways before crossing the street Some crosswalks in Lisbon mark the names of victims who have died in pedestrian-motor vehicle accidents. Though the city has initiated the Safe Street Walk campaign, crossing…

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Things I wish I would have known before travel

Share Looking back on our trip to Spain and Portugal, these are the four things I wish I would have done before leaving. Pack lightly You may think you need every pair of colored skinny jeans you own, but those pants will weigh down your bag fast. After lugging your suitcase through multiple airports, train…

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Lisbon’s ‘rock n’ roll’ bakery a piece of heaven on earth

Lisbon’s ‘rock n’ roll’ bakery a piece of heaven on earth

Share Tease. The name of this bakery in Lisbon says it all. Multiple flavors of ornately decorated cupcakes sit in a glass case at the counter of “Lisbon’s rock n’ roll bakery,” tantalizing the sweet tooth of curious wanderers along Rua de Norte with their sugary appeal. Did I mention that they’re 100 percent homemade?…

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Social Media Roundup: March 28

We’ll be doing daily updates from the Alpine Living Staff as they travel around Spain from March 15-30. Be sure to check out alpineliving.ua.edu for stories and blogs from our fifth edition!

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Social Media Roundup: March 27

We’ll be doing daily updates from the Alpine Living Staff as they travel around Spain from March 15-30. Be sure to check out alpineliving.ua.edu for stories and blogs from our fifth edition!

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Social Media Roundup: March 26

We’ll be doing daily updates from the Alpine Living Staff as they travel around Spain from March 15-30. Be sure to check out alpineliving.ua.edu for stories and blogs from our fifth edition!

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Social Media Roundup: March 25

We’ll be doing daily updates from the Alpine Living Staff as they travel around Spain from March 15-30. Be sure to check out alpineliving.ua.edu for stories and blogs from our fifth edition!

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World’s oldest restaurant, owner doesn’t disappoint

World’s oldest restaurant, owner doesn’t disappoint

Share   Walking into the oldest restaurant in the world, I expected a cold, antique small restaurant with wonderful food filled with tourists, but when we stepped inside of Sobrino de Botín restaurant, we were given much more than that. We were warmly welcomed by the owner himself Antonio González. The restaurant was crowded with…

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Social Media Roundup: March 24

We’ll be doing daily updates from the Alpine Living Staff as they travel around Spain from March 15-30. Be sure to check out alpineliving.ua.edu for stories and blogs from our fifth edition!

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