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Until recently, I had never been to Spain. Whenever talking to someone about Spain,  I heard about the stunning architecture of Barcelona, the thrilling bull race of Pamplona, the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, the volcanic Canary Islands or the party nights on Mallorca and Ibiza. But hardly anybody ever mentions Madrid. Even though it is the Spanish capital, it is barely on people’s radar. Then an invitation to explore …

[ Written by Kathi | 10 Apr 2014 | 7 Comments | ]

On my recent trip I stumbled across something I had once read about on this same website. Kathrine had written a post about dining with the Hare Krishna, a religion that is friendly, but maybe sometimes hard to understand for outsiders when a group of them is wandering the streets in orange sheets, chanting the same two words for hours.
When staying in Madrid a couple of weeks ago, I realized …

[ Written by Katja | 28 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

I feel like it’s been ages since I last got out on a vacation (in reality it’s not so far back with my Italy trip in July) but when you work long hard days over an extended period of time, you need to get out and remember what you’re working for. So when last week an opportunity came up for me to spend a week in Madrid, I didn’t have …

[ Written by Katja | 11 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | ]