Category Archive: Spain

12 places in Europe to ‘get away from it all’ – once the world is back on track

Like many of you, the current and global Corona-crisis has left me stuck at home unable to travel or even go for a stroll in the local park. To be honest, it is… Continue reading

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

Travelooney’s Best of 2019

The end of the year is a time for reflection – also when it comes to travel memories. It’s been a couple of years since I first selected the winners of Travelooney’s Random… 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

Tenerife: Street art in Puerto de la Cruz

I’m an avid street art hunter and love to go exploring for murals and urban art whenever I travel. But when I recently stayed on the island of Tenerife in Spain, I hadn’t done… Continue reading

Tenerife on two wheels: Mountain biking in the forest of Anaga

I was initially looking to “cheat” and do a bit of e-biking when I recently found myself on the Spanish island of Tenerife. I was on a work trip and had travelled to… 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

Spain: Whale watching in Tenerife

There are few things as exciting as the sight of a back fin piercing the water’s surface right next to you. And the fact, that for a short moment you’re sharing a couple… Continue reading