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My heart was beating like crazy when I saw the sign: „SAN VICENTE DE LA BARQUERA“…  I had the feeling that this was MY PLACE. Two months earlier I had put my surfboard on the roof of my small Opel Kadett in order to start my first real roadtrip, which led along the beautiful, vast coast of France and found its end in the fascinating and diverse Spanish coastal area. My …

[ Written by guest | 18 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

Back a few years, during an Erasmus semester I spent in Barcelona, one of my big plans was to take all the money I had left after those 6 months, grab my suitcase and go traveling around Spain, with Andalusia as my main destination. That plan didn’t really happen due to some unexpected robberies and too many cocktails in the Catalan capital. But second chances do come along sometimes and …

[ Written by guest | 11 Sep 2012 | One Comment | ]

Isn’t it nice when your expectations are exceeded? No. It’s not nice. It’s Wonderful. Wonderful with a capital W for W Hotels. Such was the case from the moment I checked in at W Barcelona until the second I left begrudgingly pulling my case behind me through a lobby decorated with reflective disco ball style walls.
This was my first experience of W Hotels, a brand owned by international hotel giant, …

[ Written by Frankie | 17 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]

When a little while ago I joined my friends on a spontaneous short trip to the north of Spain, I didn’t know much about the Basque Country, except that people there wore cool hats. Right before landing, the first look out of the airplane window let me know that this part of Spain would be totally different from what I had expected. Beautiful green mountains, tiny …

[ Written by guest | 23 Jan 2012 | 3 Comments | ]

Spain is probably one of the most diverse countries I know. On one hand you have the Balearic Islands with their party people AND gorgeous landscape. On the other hand you have the Canary Islands with their eternal spring and gorgeous landscapes.

However, both are completely different to one another. And then finally there is the mainland with fascinating cities like Madrid, Seville or Barcelona, with little in common with its …

[ Written by guest | 5 Jan 2012 | 4 Comments | ]

Italians are known for their fabulous shoes, French women for their elegance, and who can forget about the fantastic royal wedding dress of English princess Kate earlier this year? Different countries as well as time periods are associated with different styles and fashions. I can spend way too much time looking at my favorite streetstyle blogs from around the world or admiring the costumes of the actors in old movies, …

[ Written by guest | 2 Jan 2012 | 4 Comments | ]

I have been to Palma de Mallorca a couple of times already. Despite the ongoing cliché of drunken, half naked people sipping sangria through giant straws out of red buckets the Spanish island has a lot to offer. When visiting Majorca, I mainly enjoy life in the South of the island, a big glass of Horchata in hand, overlooking white beaches, turquoise sea and swaying palm trees. But believe it …

[ Written by guest | 12 Dec 2011 | 4 Comments | ]

A few weeks ago Kathrine has posted a great video of a photographer and filmmaker called Terje Sorgjerd, who specializes in making time-lapse videos of stunning landscapes. His first video on the Northern Lights brought in almost 3 million viewers on Vimeo and while that one is absolutely stunning, I even prefer the second time-lapse video he made of the Milky Way and a mountain landscape.

To make it, he went …

[ Written by Katja | 22 Apr 2011 | One Comment | ]

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 | ]

Mojitos are good. And I already told you about my personal favourite Mojito bar in Barcelona. But: I recently came across a very cool tumblr blog which judges Mojitos all around that wonderful city. Mojitos en Barcelona contuinously adds more and more bars and their Mojitos, including a five star rating system, the price and address. Salut!

If you are not a mojito lover, but you like spanish fries, there is …

[ Written by guest | 4 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
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