O’Donnell Garden: Style and Recycling

The garden is located in the place of demolished cellars of the Madrid Regional Health Service’s Old Building. The area of the garden is 11060 sq. ft. Not only is the place beautiful in both style and form, this public garden is a fine example of recycling.

Who would have thought you could use so much building garbage to create a brand new garden? Almost everything is reused here: the crushed recycled concrete was used instead of the gravel under the reinforced concrete; recycled glass mixed with resin was used to prevent slippery and give the peculiar shininess to the walking surfaces under the sun; crushed parts of demolished roads are used as the dark drainage gravel. Continue reading


MSR Flex 3 Cooking System: Camping 101


Packing up for camping is a serious business, you always need to be prepared and take your best equipment with you. The problem begins when you find yourself overburden because of all those cooking pots and pans you’ve brought along with you. That’s where the MSR Flex 3 Cooking System really shines! Continue reading


Black+Blum Lunch Pot: Great taste in design


Every time I making lunch for work I always find myself with four containers that dont really fit inside my bag, and usually when I get to the office one of them has already spilled its content all over my bag. So I’ve searched for an alternative and I found out the Lunch Pot, by Black+Blum – the perfect container that everyone of us should have. Who says carrying a lunch box can’t be stylishly cool… Continue reading


QuickSmart Backpack Stroller: Ready to roll


If you’re a travel savvy mom and dad you’ll probably get a kick out of this great product; I give you the Backpack Stroller, from QuickSmart – a light and compact stroller for travel that fits neatly into a backpack – how smart is that?! Continue reading


HB Cabriolet Basket: No more bumpy rides


Every time I go for a bike ride I always get frustrated because my bag is too small and I can’t decide which items to take with me. Moreover, I still need to balance everything on my back while riding my bike which isn’t that comfortable, but now I’ve discovered the HB Cabriolet Basket from Topeak and it changed my entire riding experience.

This stylish bicycle basket is made of a powerful nylon fabric attached to a steady aluminum frame. Another great feature is an integrated sunscreen with window that helps you to protect your delicate cargo, whether it’s food, bottles, books or whatever else you think needs protection. Continue reading


Rock House: a Scottish holiday


Situated in the very heart of Scotland, about an hour ride from Glasgow or Edinburgh, lies the picturesque region of Perthshire. I love Scotland – with its lochs, forests and mountains, castles and rich history – and in my opinion, Highland Pertshire, also known as ‘Big Tree Country’ has one of the most splendid landscapes in the area. Continue reading


Pocket Rocket Master Blaster Bike Pump: pump it up!


They say ‘a good tire may save your life’ and that’s the truth, especially during a long bike ride. The problem is that you can never seem to find the right place for that big pump, that without a strong upper body you can’t even pump a balloon.

That’s why Topeak created the ‘Pocket Rocket Master Blaster Bike Pump’ – it has durability, quality and strength like all those other bulky pumps, only this one is made of aluminum and plastic which makes it extremely light – only 115g. Continue reading


PeaPod Portable Travel Bed: Oh Baby!


Babies need special care and attention from the day they are born. A comfortable baby is a happy baby. Meet the PeaPod Portable Travel Bed – the ultimate device to keep your baby smiling and happy – and most of all, quiet.

It doesn’t matter if you use it around the house or on the go while traveling, this bed does it all, providing full time protection and comfort. It seems like your peace of mind is just a PeaPod bed away… Continue reading


Zipfy Freestyle Snow Sled: Downhill


If you love the snow and call yourself a winter sports fan, then I’m sure you’ll love the Zipfy (pronounced: zip’ fee) Mini Luge. This colorful freestyle snow sled will get you downhill in an exhilarating ride.

Apart from its uniquely designed shape, one of its best features is a handle which allows you to steer the sled by leaning into your turn – Makes sense, doesn’t it? Continue reading


Ruschmeyer & The Surf Lodge: a sense of nostalgia


With all these fashionable boutique hotels popping up everywhere, I must admit I kinda’ miss the feeling of unpretentiousness. A relaxing atmosphere can be achieved in many ways, however for me nothing compares to the experience of hanging out with friends and family at a special place where stylish design meets bohemian rustic, and where a sense of nostalgia can be restored.

If you’re like me, you better check out The Surf Lodge and Ruschmeyer, both operated by a new lifestyle hotel brand, by the name of King & Grove, dedicated to creating intriguing hotels that are sophisticated and eclectic yet honest and accessible. Continue reading