June 22, 2018

From Calp, with love

Somehow every single photo I took looks like a postcard from the 70s | Photo: Ana Laya / Superminimaps.

  The Spanish Mediterranean coast can be both absolutely breathtaking and super weird in their own peculiar way. Generally all at once. Calp, in Alicante, even thought is a lot less popular than other towns around, is no exception. Perhaps this is why we are starting our series Spanish Summer Postcards with Calp. Calp is part of ...

Illustration via Credit Card Compare.

Yes, thanks to the lovely interactive map that shows the historical meanings of each country’s name, as far back as their earliest literary translation (and that I saw in Matador Network) I've found out that I'm living in Spain (Iberia), the land of many rabbits... although I might have seen just a couple in the wild. I'll pay more attention ...

Hill overlooking the labyrinth.

Is it a flower garden? Is it a Palace? Is it a bunker, a labyrinth, a dance casino, a pond, a black swan's home, a destination for wedding photoshoots, one of the most beautiful parks of the city? Yes, yes, yes. It's all of the above is El Capricho in Alameda de Osuna, a place a bit in the suburbs of Madrid, Alameda de Osuna. El ...

That blue sky, tho!

    If you've been to Madrid or have been investigated about this wonderful city, probably El Retiro Park is already in your bucket list, and of course you should visit that dreamy place, but El Parque del Oeste is also lovely, beautiful and if often overlooked as it is less famous, although is bigger, wilder and it has a nice ...