Category Archive: Inside Cities

Madrid: 3 amazing spots near the Legazpi metro station

The very core of Madrid naturally attracts most of the tourists, but there are really nice areas to be found just a short metro ride from downtown. One of these is the area… Continue reading

Wauw Bilbao! 12 things to do in this Basque beauty

Admitted, the Guggenheim Museum was the only thing I really knew about Bilbao before my partner and I decided to take the trip north from Madrid earlier this year. But I guess that’s… Continue reading

Latvia: 6 things to do in and around Jurmala

Latvia is much more than its capital city of Riga. This Baltic gem is a feast of rich nature and the stunning Kemeri National Park is an excellent example. But you will also… Continue reading

Sheep & The City – 1900 animals herded through the heart of Madrid

There is always something going on in Madrid. The list is endless and with a ton of weekly, monthly and annual events in the capital, it’s impossible to keep up with it all.… Continue reading

First impressions of Riga’s highlights

There’s nothing like exploring and discovering a “new” capital city. Especially one that goes under the radar of European mass-tourism. I had long wanted to visit Riga in Latvia, so while being on… Continue reading

Take tram 28 to visit the cemetery cats in Lisbon

The Portuguese capital of Lisbon is famous for its iconic old trams and none are more popular than tram number 28 that travels between the stations Martim Moniz (east) and Campo de Ourique… Continue reading

MadrEAT – A street food feast between office towers

Amidst towering office buildings, apartment complexes and huge shopping malls, I follow the scents and the sounds of sizzling food that leads me to the tree-covered Plaza de Azca. It is just off of… Continue reading

Café del Art – a unique café experience in Madrid

Wow! Stepping into Café del Art from Plaza de Cascorro in Madrid‘s La Latina neighbourhood, the visual impression blew me away immediately. I had seen the café featured on a blog the day… Continue reading

10 great examples of spectacular architecture in Madrid

The Parisian rooftops and the Eiffel Tower, Gaudi’s magic in Barcelona and the ever-changing skyline of London. Iconic images of tourism Europe. Think Madrid, and if you haven’t had the pleasure of visiting… Continue reading

How to make the most of just 6 hours in Oslo

Is 6 hours enough to take in Oslo? …no, not at all. Not even close. But when we got the chance to visit the Norwegian capital on a mini cruise from Denmark, it only left… Continue reading