Tag Archive: Madrid

Travelooney’s Random Travel Awards 2017 – Part 1

2017 was a busy travel year for me as I collected many new memories around Europe. Therefore I’d like to “reward” some of the destinations and locations I’ve had the priviledge to visit… Continue reading

Christmas in Europe: 13 first hand travel tips

While some people don’t like to travel during the Christmas-season, many other people love to see how it’s all done in other cities and countries, when it comes to Christmas markets, shopping and… Continue reading

3 must-visit bookshops for true literature-lovers

There’s nothing like getting lost in a bookshop – no matter the size. And if my girlfriend looses track of me while shopping, she knows that the section dedicated to travel literature might… Continue reading

5 insider tips to highly addictive cafés in Madrid

While living in the Spanish capital I spent many days writing in the city’s atmospheric cafés, and over the years I have added several of them to my “collection” of favouites. So, I… Continue reading

Travel thoughts: Stop and smell the roses

I’m currently sitting at an airport café in Madrid. It’s 2 at night, and I’m waiting for my early morning flight to Denmark. A good time to reflect on leaving the Spanish capital… Continue reading

Travel Thoughts: Life inside a tourist attraction

You might have had the thought too while travelling and visiting a new city. How would it be to live here? A thought I have whenever I visit a new place. How is… Continue reading

Wonderful walks in Madrid: ‘Big Attractions Edition’

Despite its size the Spanish capital is surprisingly walkable and offers endless hours of free entertainment – just by wandering its streets, squares and parks. I have been walking A LOT in Madrid… Continue reading

Daytrip from Madrid: Alcalá is home to hundreds of storks

Shortly after exiting the humble train station in Alcalá de Henares, my partner and I spot the winged wonders that make this one of the greatest daytrip-destinations from Madrid. Because hundreds of nesting… Continue reading

5 capital Christmas markets in Europe

In a long dark winter season the European Christmas markets light up and invite to a different kind of travel experience. Not at least in Europe’s proud capital cities, that always seem to… Continue reading

Mercado de Motores – the perfect market in Madrid

I have experienced a wide range of markets on my trips around Europe. Many focused solely on food, others on art or vintage furniture. Local markets are always great places to soak up… Continue reading