Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona is one of European hot spots. It took me 23 years to find my way to the buzzing city along the Mediterranean, only to end up loving it. The architecture, the nearby beach, the relaxed people, skateboards all over the place, long nights and not to forget delicious food anywhere you go. Anem! IMG_3530 Continue reading

In My Carry-On: Barcelona

IMG_6476Recently, a lot of readers have approached me to reveal what I take on travels with me. Inspired by their comments, I want to introduce a new category: in my carry-on. I declare myself as the queen of carry-on because I travel mostly only with my small suitcase, even for trips of 10 days. You think that this is impossible? Well, here are my tips for the first destination: Barcelona where I have just spent some fabulous 4 days. Continue reading

Madrid – Live A Different Rhythm

One of my best friends studies in Madrid which was the perfect opportunity for me to jump on a plane to actually travel to the “real” Spain for the first time. No hotel resorts, no islands, no tennis courts – just a city with elegant and proud people that I admire for their resistance against the heat. 40°C during five days killed me which is why we spontaneously squeezed in a two day escape to the beach village of Oliva at the Mediterranean Sea.