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Through the valley in the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park

When you've checked off all the sights in the area you had planned to visit and you have another couple of days left on your holiday, what do you do? In my case, definitely not just sit back and relax. I take the map and see what else there is to see within reasonable distance.… Continue reading Through the valley in the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park

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From buckets of rain to brilliant sunshine in San Sebastian, Spain

It's crazy to witness how fast the weather can change from one opposite to the other. When we arrived in the city of San Sebastian, or as it is known in Basque language; Donostia, dark gray clouds were not just threatening to drop their load. They did, full force. All evening and night. But then… Continue reading From buckets of rain to brilliant sunshine in San Sebastian, Spain

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Fast exploration of Bilbao – one evening and one morning

A few years ago a friend of mine told me that one of her favorite trips she'd ever taken was to the North of Spain and Bilbao. For reasons unknown we didn't discuss it in dept, but ever since that conversation this city had been on my radar. Our initial plans of a roadtrip through… Continue reading Fast exploration of Bilbao – one evening and one morning

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Riding along the coast of Biscay and Basque Country, Spain

After two and a half days of mountain peaks and lush, green surroundings, it was time to leave Picos de Europa and all its beauty behind us and head north to the coast. The next part of our roadtrip through the north of Spain would be focusing on the coastline of Biscay and Basque Country.… Continue reading Riding along the coast of Biscay and Basque Country, Spain

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Seeing all highlights of Barcelona in one evening and three full days – My itinerary

People who know me know that when I'm travelling it is always my goal to see as much of a city or place in the time that I have at my disposal. So for Barcelona, I tried to fit all the highlights that interested me within my three days and one evening. The length of… Continue reading Seeing all highlights of Barcelona in one evening and three full days – My itinerary

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Don’t miss these five places when you’re in Barcelona

Remember that time when I was in doubt about whether or not I should go to Berlin? Well, I managed to fall into that same trap again this year... One of my best friends' boyfriend lives in Barcelona so she often goes to visit him. She had plans to travel there again start of February… Continue reading Don’t miss these five places when you’re in Barcelona

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Madrid: Mercado de San Miguel, Palacio Real, Templo de Debod

On the third day, we had breakfast in a little bakery called ‘Que Pan’ on Carrera de San Francisco. It was really good, but once again, not a living soul there spoke one word of English. Oh the horror. First on the agenda of the day – after breakfast of course – was the Mercado de San… Continue reading Madrid: Mercado de San Miguel, Palacio Real, Templo de Debod