Category Archive: Spain

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

5 capital Christmas markets in Europe

In a long dark winter season the European Christmas markets light up and invite to a different kind of travel experience. Not at least in Europe’s proud capital cities, that always seem to… Continue reading

Mercado de Motores – the perfect market in Madrid

I have experienced a wide range of markets on my trips around Europe. Many focused solely on food, others on art or vintage furniture. Local markets are always great places to soak up… Continue reading

Check out these amazing café concepts in downtown Madrid

Salvador Bachiller is a Spanish design chain with colourful stores around Madrid and elsewhere in Spain. Originally dedicated to travel goods, but now with a wide range of quality products on the shelves.… Continue reading