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Madrid: parque del retiro

Madrid: parque del retiro

During a trip to Madrid, a walk in the Parque del Retiro is undoubtedly among the “must do”. The gardens, as well as the Royal Palace of the Good Retreat, were designed and built between 1630 and 1640, the period in which the Count-Duke of Olivares (Gaspar de Guzmán y Pimentel) gave some land to…Continue Reading

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Madrid Royal Palace: information for the visit

Madrid Royal Palace: information for the visit

During a trip to Madrid the Royal Palace, now used only for representation events (the royal family doesn’t live here), is one of the attractions “not to be missed”. Among the many things I chose to do during my trip to the city, the one at the royal palace was one of the last things…Continue Reading

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Madrid: what to see in the city

Madrid: what to see in the city

Today, with this post, I take you for a walk in Madrid, to discover some of its most (or less) famous places and monuments. I’ll take you to explore practically the whole city starting from the southeast, near the parquet of the Buen Retiro, to move towards the north-west and we end in the north-east…Continue Reading

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Madrid: 3 museums you should visit

Madrid: 3 museums you should visit

In Madrid, there are so many things to see and museums to visit. For my trip, I chose to see and visit some “obvious” places to discover the Spanish capital from an artistic point of view. Today I want to tell you about the 3 museums I chose to visit during my trip.

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Madrid: useful information for your travel

Madrid: useful information for your travel

I had already been to Madrid, back in 2010, and for some years, I had been thinking of returning to visit the Spanish capital. Thanks to the cheap plane tickets, I returned in town in April 2019: in this post, to start my story of the journey, I put together all the useful information I…Continue Reading

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The Timanfaya National Park – Lanzarote

The Timanfaya National Park – Lanzarote

The Timanfaya National Park, located in the south-western area of Lanzarote, covers an area of about 51 km². The area was “born” because of the volcanic eruption that lasted from 1730 to 1736: first, there were villages and vegetation, now there are volcanoes and an infinite expanse of lava.
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