Toledo: escape from Madrid #3

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And here comes the last post on our one-day escape from Madrid (check the ones on El Escorial and on Segovia). It’s the turn of Toledo, with its past character of crossroads of religions. Continue reading

Segovia: escape from Madrid #2

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As we already announced in our previous post on El Escorial, here comes the second escape from Madrid. This time is the UNESCO World Heritage city of Segovia. Continue reading

El Escorial: escape from Madrid #1

4 Sealinthefog San Lorenzo El Escorial Madrid

We love living in big cities for all you can find, for the great amount of things to do, see, live…. But at the same time this can be hard: people, cars, noises, smells. Once in a while the only solution is escape from the crowd and look for silence, to rest or just to discover new places and enjoy new perspectives.

So here comes the first of three one-day escapes for Madrid: El Escorial. Continue reading

Thinking of Madrid

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We lived in Madrid for more than 3 years. In that period we had time to meet the city, understand it, love and hate it multiple times, let it become part of our hearts, leave it and dream of it. We learnt how to fully live the city and enjoy the best of it.

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A bite of Sicily

33 Sealinthefog A bite of Sicily

Last year, not long after our return in Italy from Madrid, one of our closest friends moved back to her hometown as well. Lucia, whom we met in our mutual adoptive Spanish city, comes from one of the best places on earth: Sicily. The island has it all: sunny days, transparent and warm sea, incredible nature, historical sites, gorgeous food and great people! Continue reading