Category Archive: Spain

5 insider tips to highly addictive cafés in Madrid

While living in the Spanish capital I spent many days writing in the city’s atmospheric cafés, and over the years I have added several of them to my “collection” of favouites. So, I… Continue reading

Fuente Dé: Cantabrian cable car adventure

The region of Cantabria covers eastern and southern parts of Spain’s spectacular National Park Picos de Europa. A rugged land of mountains, canyons and a wild nature which is far from the golden… Continue reading

Spain: Movie set magic in Mogrovejo

Mogrovejo. Ever heard about that village before? Most likely not, but you will want to go there after checking this blog post… We came across this scenic mountain village in the region of… Continue reading

Travel thoughts: Stop and smell the roses

I’m currently sitting at an airport café in Madrid. It’s 2 at night, and I’m waiting for my early morning flight to Denmark. A good time to reflect on leaving the Spanish capital… Continue reading

North Spain: Picturesque Potes is a can’t-miss Cantabrian town

The small town of Potes was a natural first stop on our way around the National Park of Picos de Europa, and after just a couple of hours I can say that this… Continue reading

Unique Accommodation: Go rural in the mountains of Asturias

I steer the car up the steep road, make a few hard turns and drive slowly through the quiet mountain-village Llerices. A tranquil little spot near Covadonga, in the region of Asturias in… Continue reading

Travel Thoughts: Life inside a tourist attraction

You might have had the thought too while travelling and visiting a new city. How would it be to live here? A thought I have whenever I visit a new place. How is… Continue reading

Wonderful walks in Madrid: ‘Big Attractions Edition’

Despite its size the Spanish capital is surprisingly walkable and offers endless hours of free entertainment – just by wandering its streets, squares and parks. I have been walking A LOT in Madrid… Continue reading

Daytrip from Madrid: Alcalá is home to hundreds of storks

Shortly after exiting the humble train station in Alcalá de Henares, my partner and I spot the winged wonders that make this one of the greatest daytrip-destinations from Madrid. Because hundreds of nesting… Continue reading

Spain: Go against the flow – go north to San Sebastián

If you have been to Spain chances are good that you have ticked off Barcelona, maybe Malaga or possibly islands like Mallorca or Ibiza? But you CAN find wonderful beaches on the country’s… Continue reading