Category Archive: Spain

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

Pinta Malasaña is Madrid’s biggest urban arts festival

As if Madrid‘s hipster hot neighbourhood of Malasaña wasn’t already cool enough, every year it gets a new colourful boost during the city’s biggest urban arts festival, Pinta Malasaña (Paint Malasaña). And this year,… Continue reading

Travelling with FlixBus: Get comfortably from Madrid to Lisbon

It’s mid-afternoon as the bright green FlixBus rolls out of the busy bus-hub of Méndez Álvaro in Madrid. The bus navigates the downtown traffic and soon makes its way to the more open… Continue reading

Flight or FlixBus? Let’s take a look at my recent journey…

I have never been too picky when it comes to means of transport and while living in the UK, I got used to long bus rides like the 4-hour journey between London and… 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