El Rastro – Sunday in Madrid

Madrid’s biggest flea market is held every Sunday in El Rastro in the southern district of  Embajadores. It’s not just a tourist attraction, many Madrileños spend their Sunday’s mooching around the stalls of vintage clothes,…

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Madrid on a Bicicleta

A great way to see many cities is by bike and in Madrid, they have an electric bike scheme. I cycle everywhere at home but had never tried an electric bike, I’ve been missing out,…

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The Quick by Lauren Owen

What a great read! A Gothic horror set in fin-de-siècle London. It took me a while to get hooked, initially, I wasn’t really sure about where the story was going and then it just went…

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Amo Viajar

This is a poem that was written for me by Maria Helena. She had set up a chair, a table and a typewriter on a street corner during the El Rastro flea market in Madrid.…

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Madrid – FOOD! GLORIOUS FOOD! (Gloriosa Comida Alimentos!)

Food and travel go hand in hand for me. One, if not the main reason I love to travel is to discover new foods. It’s not only the way the food tastes or how it…

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