Category Archive: Inside Cities

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

13 things to do when you visit Cádiz in South Spain

While many people head straight to Málaga when the journey is set for Andalusia in South Spain, try further west where the city of Cádiz is an excellent base for a combined beach-… Continue reading

A world famous photo collection is “hidden” in a castle in Luxembourg

It sure wasn’t the place I would expect to come across such an important collection of photographs – behind thick castle walls in Clervaux, which is a small town in the North of… Continue reading