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Backstreet’s Back (in Madrid)!

Backsteet Boys have returned to Spain on their latest tour: In a World Like This. So despite not having a press-pass to shoot from below the stage, I wasn't going to miss the opportunity. Sure ...

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Treasures of Tetuan

Another day out in the recesses of Madrid. But even away from the crowds and the museums, we still find works of art adorning the (outdoor) walls of the city. Tetuán is a quiet neighborhood ...

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Rockstar

The rules are simple: no flash and you get 3 songs to do your thing. Who said being a rock star was easy? Ok maybe being one is easy, photographing one is hard. [nggallery ...

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Juanes Press Conference

I can count using only the fingers on my right hand, the number of Spanish-speaking music artists which I actively listen to. So you can imagine my surprise when one of them flew into Madrid and ...

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Take a hike, leave the gear

Just an hour's journey from the heart of Madrid lies a vast mountain wilderness known as Cercedilla. Hikers and mountain bikers alike can find themselves on a trail within 5 minutes of stepping ...

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More than Main St.

We've all seen the tourist guides and post cards advertising the landmarks of the cities we visit. Of course, what trip to Paris would be complete without the Eiffel Tower or NYC without the ...

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Preparing for Victory, Bring your Camera

The Crowd Reacts to Pique So maybe the game was a bit less certain to call than I had thought. Yet in the end, there was reason to celebrate on the streets of Spain last night. So I did the ...

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Torres Blancas, Madrid

The Torres Blancas is a stunning example of organic architecture and it stands out rather nicely from a typical rectangular residential façade, but I wouldn't be writing this post on that merit ...