Tesla Town

About 18 months ago, my only notion about the existence of Oslo was that it was filled with incredibly friendly people and expensive beer. The account came from my parents, who travelled around the fjords a few years ago. I had no burning desire to visit, having been relatively ignorant of its history and culture….

Ceramics and Bulls

Where Madrid’s travel routine involved a 45 minute round trip into the centre of town, Seville’s short stay could not have been more immersed. Many of the World’s top cities have come under fire in recent years over their endorsement (or lack of intervention) in the vacation rental market. 5 years ago, Airbnb was far…

Madrid

Word to the wise, if you want to stay central when visiting Madrid, book early! On the contrary, do as ourselves and venture out a little. We stayed in Coslada, a interesting municipality with its own identity and strangely youthful population. Away from the tourist eye, it provided early respite before heading into the busy…

Americana

“Do you want the 32-ounce, or the large?” “Shit, how big is that large?” “You goin’ to want to pull yer car ’round back, I goin’ start the pump”. Bill Hicks viewed his country through the eyes of a travelling Englishman, who saw the ridiculousness in America’s fixation with excess, and exposed it in a way only an outsider…