APR
26

Best 5 Summertime City Oasis

Best 5 Summertime City Oasis
I am sure that at least once we have all found ourselves in the centre of a major city, in the middle of the summer, the tarmac melting under our feet and the searing heat radiating from the buildings wondering why the hell we didn't choose a better time to visit... But thankfully many cities boasts oasis where visitors and locals alike can sw...
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01

Madrid's San Miguel Market - A Brilliant Use for an Old Icon

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JAN
30

Urban Parklands

Urban Parklands
Urban parks and gardens are an antidote to the city's noise, pollution and chaos. However some of the green spaces enclosed in our cities are more than that. They tell amazing stories and often help us understanding the history of the centres they sit in. Here are a few more or less known parks and gardens and the fascinating histories they hold wi...
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JAN
24

Modern makeover for 19th century railway station

Modern makeover for 19th century railway station
On a recent visit to Madrid, we decided to venture beyond our usual haunts and walked through Parque de El Retiro and found ourselves at Madrid's main train station Estación de Madrid Atocha. The exterior of this grand old building is impressive. However, it is once you step inside that you appreciate its state of preservation. The incredible trans...
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