Category Archive: Spain

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

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