Time has truly flown here in Spain. While I loved Spanish school, the slower pace, the cafes, the architecture, the beach, and the incredibly nice people, it is new friends who will be most missed.

What began as a group EatWith dinner has blossomed into a budding friendship between two couples (all four of us, coincidentally, from different countries).

So a tip of the hat to Peter and Polina! We look forward to seeing you again. Never underestimate the power of travel to expand your world in unexpected ways.

Now who has a guess as to our next destination? The first person to correctly name the city and country will receive an Aer Lingus business class amenity kit!