Category Archive: Spain

Reaching 40: These are my 40 best travel experiences in Europe (Part 2)

A big birthday is a time for reflection, not at least when you’re turning 40! I can’t believe I’ve reached the big 4.0, but I do prefer this compared to the alternative. On… Continue reading

Reaching 40: These are my 40 best travel experiences in Europe (part 1)

A big birthday is a time for reflection, not at least when you’re turning 40! I can’t believe I’ve reached the big 4.0, but I do prefer this compared to the alternative. On… Continue reading

When life gives you lemons… take photos!

Madrid: Let’s face it, we’re all going through difficult and worrying times right now, and we need to look for anything that can brighten up our days and make us see things from… Continue reading

Autumn in Madrid needs no filter

Despite every one of us breathing through filters (face-masks) right now due to pandemic, a sunny autumn day in the Spanish capital needs no filter. Madrid’s green has turned golden and the colours… Continue reading

7 of the best things to do in Villajoyosa on Costa Blanca

Bright-coloured houses split from the turquoise Mediterranean Sea by a palm tree-lined promenade and a sandy beach. What more do you need for your seaside holiday at Costa Blanca in Spain? Ohh, and… Continue reading

5 ways to enjoy Gijón on the coast of Asturias in Spain

We all know the French Riviera is associated with glitz and glamour, while the Spanish coastlines at Barcelona and Malaga attract millions of beach-loving tourists. But if you can live with lower temperatures… Continue reading

5 special places in Madrid I can’t wait to visit again

It’s been a tough couple of months since we last were able to move freely around here in Madrid. Two months since we could do what we wanted and when we wanted to.… Continue reading

Love squirrels? Then you will go nuts for these photos from around Europe!

You know how squirrels are known to collect a stash of nuts for worse times? Well, that’s exactly how I feel about my large archive of travel photos these days. It is my… Continue reading

15 special spots I dream myself back to while being locked down

It has currently been more than three weeks since I left the building where I live here in Madrid. The current Coronavirus lock-down restrictions have made me a “prisoner” in my own home,… Continue reading

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