Top 5 Valencia villages you have to visit

One of the main advantages of renting a car is the freedom that it gives you in order to visit other places beyond big cities and make trips without depending on public transport’s schedules or limitations. For example, if you are spending a few days in Valencia, why would you limit yourself to visiting just the city? The province has a lot of nice villages and towns worth visiting, all of them full of history and heritage, quieter than the big city and, in many cases , within walking distance of a beach.
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7 delicious landscapes to savor Caceres at your own pace

In Extremadura, the landscape is linked to gastronomy and gastronomy is linked to the landscape. With aromas of rosemary, rockrose, thyme, lavender, and a thousand herbs that are steeped in the essence of their dishes. It has hints of acorns, countryside delights, green pastures and clear streams flowing down from snowy peaks. Hints of chestnuts, olives, tomatoes and sweet and tasty fruits observed from a bird’s (or rather vulture’s) eye view. Flavors of nature that permeate Caceres’ meat, sausages and cheeses, from Las Hurdes to Tierra de Barros, through the Valleys of Jerte and Ibor, through the plains or the water of La Serena, or even the Banks of the Guadiana river, the Sierra de Gata, Villuercas and the thousand Meadows appearing on the horizon.
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Shopping at pop-up stores and Christmas markets in Madrid

During December, the Christmas market on Madrid’s Plaza Mayor is flooded by fir trees, outlandish wigs , nativity pieces and, of course, many, many children. Every tourist and family in town can’t miss the tradition of visiting the mythical market at least once. However, those looking for the perfect gift outside mainstream commercial routes in the capital, should keep in mind that the pop-up market season just started. The best pop-up stores open their doors in unique locations (such as palaces, greenhouses, etc.) to show the latest trends proposed by craftspeople and designers. Here, Christmas shopping becomes a complete entertainment experience, given the fact that most of these markets have additional concerts, playgrounds, food trucks… Continue reading Shopping at pop-up stores and Christmas markets in Madrid