La Paloma Party in La Latina

  Both locals and tourists who decide to resist the heath in Madrid during August instead of running to an overcrowded beach know they're in for two treats: the first one is enjoying a relatively empty city, which is always a delight; and the second one are the street parties that take place in mid-August honouring San Cayetano, San ...

July 28, 2018

FROM BENIDORM, WITH LOVE

Playa de Poniente on a cloudy day.

Yes, this week we are featuring Benidorm. And I know these beaches filled with expats and retired seniors are not usually a love at first sight story, but it's so peculiar (weird peculiar) that it definitely deserves if not a full holiday at least a full day visit as it is a priceless mass observation exercise. Benidorm is actually a ...

Chassol-Big-Sun

I've recently discovered the work of French pianist, composer, cosmos explorer, Christophe Chassol. His project is creating atmospheres, polyphonic and multicultural audiovisual experiences that combines different elements in a harmonic unity that he calls 'ultrascores'.     In his fourth album, Big Sun, Chassol ...

July 21, 2018

FROM TARIFA, WITH LOVE

Welcome to Tarifa!

Tarifa is a small, wonderful town in Cádiz, right on the southernmost coast of mainland Spain (there's the Islas Canarias right next to Africa). Tarifa is very famous for being a world's popular wind surf destination as they have really wide, sandy and windy beaches, and for having a ferry to Tangier, as Morocco is ridiculously ...