January 22, 2019

BURGOS, A PERFECT DAY TRIP

Burgos Cathedral from the Castle / Photo: Superminimaps

If you're into Gothic architecture, typical Spanish food (morcilla, suckling lamb, red wine with "Ribera del Duero" designation of origin) and unique archeological museums, Burgos is the right place for you! . Burgos, is the historic capital of Castile, and it's situated in the Pilgrim's Road to Santiago de Compostela, (something that I ...

November 11, 2018

MERCADO DE MOTORES

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  In the lovely Museo del Ferrocarril, the second weekend of every month a nice, diverse bunch of farmers, bakers, artisans, food trucks, vintage clothes, furniture and object sellers, musicians, and cool invites, come together for the Mercado de Motores, a nice place to enjoy a different time in Delicias, in the usually unexplored ...

Retiro_Palacio-frente

  Whenever is possible I try to go and have a walk in El Retiro. It's without a doubt one of the most magnificent parks in Madrid, and surely the most popular and whenever you're there you can understand why. My favourite part is the little lake in front of El Palacio de Cristal, that is alsois one of the two exhibition venues that ...

Photo: Amy Shamblen via Unsplash

  The New York Times is running a sweet article about candy with the most curious stories of popular candy all around the world, including the iconic Chupa Chups from Spain and one of my favourites when I was a child: Cri-Cri chocolate bars.  As they very well point out: "Nations have flags and anthems — but they also ...