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

Travel Tales: A bohemian night with strangers in London

It’s a drizzly autumn afternoon in central London and I have checked in to a backpackers hostel for the night. When travelling alone hostels can provide good company at times that eventually can even… 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

The Azores: Ponta Delgada will surprise street art lovers on the island of São Miguel

I had high expectations when I visited the Azores for the first time recently – an exotic, Portuguese archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. But one thing I didn’t expect was… Continue reading

4 cool alternative activities for non-skiers Switzerland

Maybe it’s just me, but I have the feeling that most people only think of skiing when it comes to visiting Switzerland in the winter. And although the alpine country seems perfectly built… Continue reading