Category Archive: Spain

Bloom! Madrid’s Parque del Oeste hides an incredible rose garden (and it’s free to visit)

Spring is upon us and the summer is rapidly approaching. And hopefully, it will be slightly better than the restrictive summer of 2020. Here in Madrid, much of last spring was “wasted” indoors… Continue reading

My 5 favourite street art murals in Madrid (and where to find them)

Madrid is an exciting street art city with tons of excellent murals adorning its lively streets. And for a street art fan like me, it’s a privilege to call it home. Since I… Continue reading

7 European cities I would love to live in

Sometimes we come across cities that simply steal our hearts. Cities where we can imagine ourselves living. It can be for many reasons. Maybe it’s the big city feel, maybe the seaside atmosphere… Continue reading

Madrid like you’ve NEVER seen it before: 50 snowy shots from the Spanish capital

50 photos of Madrid in the snow!

Travelooney’s Best of 2020

It has been far from a normal year of travel for us all, and being a travel writer has been more challenging than ever. But despite lockdowns and severe travel restrictions almost everywhere,… Continue reading

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