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Filomena, en fotos

Filomena, la borrasca que generó la nevada más grande en por lo menos 50 años en Madrid, en dos días de fotografías: sábado y domingo. Como dice la canción: yesterday was dramatic, today is okay. …

Hey Xàbia, I’ve just met you…

Cala Granadella, can it be more beautiful? Short answer: nope. . …and this is crazy, but here’s my number, so call me maybe? Yes, that’s the feeling that you get after spending just a couple …

MANZANARES EL REAL Y LA PEDRIZA

At the foot of the Sierra de Guadarrama, on the shore of the Santillana reservoir and surrounded by the Regional Park of the Upper Basin of the Manzanares River (part of the Biosphere Reserve), lies …

SUMMER IN LES JARDINS D’ÉTRETAT

Small, peaceful, experimental and anchored in a fabulous location Les jardins d’Etretat is a garden / open-air museum that is definitely a very interesting and original thing to do when you’re visiting Etretat, one of the loveliest towns of Haute …

BURGOS, A PERFECT DAY TRIP

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 …

SAIGON’S CENTRAL POST OFFICE

When I came back from Vietnam I was absolutely excited about everything I had seen and experienced, but also it was a bit overwhelming trying to deal with the material I had gathered. Too many …

From Caños de Meca, with love

– Caños de Meca is a small seaside village embedded in the Parque Natural del Acantilado on the Costa de la Luz of Spain. It is part of the province of Cádiz, definitely one of my …

FROM BENIDORM, WITH LOVE

. Yes, this week we are featuring Benidorm. I know these beaches filled with expats and retired seniors are not usually a love at first sight story, but they are so peculiar (weird peculiar) that …

FROM TARIFA, WITH LOVE

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 …

FROM CALP, WITH LOVE

  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, …

OUR LATEST OBSESSION: VIETNAM!

  Hello friends! If you are following us in Instagram you already know that we have recently travelled to Vietnam so we’re going to start sharing a bunch of things about this fascinating country. If …

GRANADA: THE CITY THAT STOLE MY HEART

A couple of  days ago we traveled to Granada, one of the most amazing cities I’ve been. Full of contrasts, very friendly people, delicious and abundant food and amazing views of the Sierra Nevada, that …

MISTAKEN MAPS

Before the world had been fully explored, cartographers often made educated but incorrect guesses like portraying California as an island, the existence of a continent as big as Africa called “Java La Grande”, or the …

TO LIVE LONG AND PROSPER… READ!

So, it turns out that reading books is tied to a longer life, according to a new report. That’s what we read this week in The New York Times. Here’s an excerpt of the article: …

ILLUSTRATOR: LUCY BANAJI

Hi, I’m an illustrator who lives and works in Hackney, London. Besides illustrating I’m a keen rock climber and spend most weekends in the Great Outdoors. I love climbing because it takes you to places …

MADRID BY SUSIE LOMOVITZ

    When I was looking for photographs for the Madrid Bookstores With A Charm minimap I couldn’t help to think of my good friend Susana who besides being an amazing yoga teacher, designer, baby …

TYPICAL SPANISH

[su_vimeo url=”https://vimeo.com/157168824″ width=”980″][/su_vimeo] The Typical Spanish, a guide for guiris in trouble video from Fragmento Universo demonstrates that learning basic but very necessary Spanish expressions can be really easy and also beautiful (and sometimes very weird!). They are …

JustMAD @ COAM

  This last week Madrid was all about art because while the biggest Spanish art fair, ARCO was in town there were a lot of alternative proposals. JustMAD was one of them and this year it was …

A minimap of the Moon!

  We just found this really nice Next City’s article that shares the story of Johannes Hevelius (Polland, 1611), astronomy student and creator of the first scientifically accurate maps of the moon. To be able …