Free things to do in Madrid: Retiro Park

One of the highlights of visiting Madrid was Retiro Park. If you’re looking for free things to do in Madrid, the park is your best bet! You can watch people in rowboats in the water, or visit art installations at the stunning Crystal Palace, or Palacio de Cristal. madrid palacio de cristal (6 of 8) On our visit to the Crystal Palace, I wore a wrap dress from Primark (similar dress here), leather gladiator sandals from Athens (similar style here), and a blue leather bag from London (similar style here). The Crystal Palace, or Palacio de Cristal is a large structure, that used to be used to exhibit flora and fauna from the Phillipines. The structure is stunning and very impressive. [show_shopthepost_widget id="2748521"]
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Travel Guide to Park Guell

views of barcelona (2 of 2) park guell barcelona (3 of 15) Park Guell in Barcelona is a must-see. We visited the park twice, and I wanted to share my tips for the best way to visit Gaudi's park. I'm wearing an off-the-shoulder romper from Winners (similar romper here), Adidas Neo Advantage sneakers c/o DSW Canada, a straw Panama hat from Joe Fresh, sunglasses from Quay Australia, and a lace choker. Shop the look: [show_shopthepost_widget id="2757516"]  
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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Canada Picks

Usually sales are for last season’s merchandise… but not this one! The Nordstrom Anniversary sale Canada is here. I’ve rounded up my favourite items from the catalog, available online and in-store! I’ve made a shopping appointment tomorrow after work to pick up a couple pairs of booties and flats perfect for the fall season… but for now, keep reading for my…
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3 Days in Madrid

Madrid surprised me. When we originally started planning our trip to Spain, I was considering Valencia, Seville and other parts in the southern region, or to just be lazy and soak up Barcelona for 9 days. But I loved the city so much, it makes me wish we planned an extra day or two to soak in the chic, Spanish…
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Royal Palace of Madrid

On our last day in the city, we visited the Royal Palace of Madrid. When I travel, I love visiting the royal residences… for me, it’s a perfect mix of architecture, fine art and interior design that keeps things interesting! We went on a Sunday and it wasn’t busy at all. Included in the entrance fee was an audio guide…
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Announcement + Best Amazon Summer Finds

I’m excited to announce that over the next few months, I’ll be partnering with Amazon.ca on a series of posts as part of the Amazon Associates Program! I’ll be highlighting the best items on the site, from beauty holy grails to hot reads, to sharing all my favourite photography equipment.Amazon.ca definitely sells more than books… case in point: my sister…
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