: No matter where I travel, visiting the local parks is always one of my favorite activities. It’s in those places where you can discover the natural beauty and personality of the city and its people. My visit to Retiro Park was in
Güell Park is a great garden with grand architectural elements located in Barcelona. It was designed by Antonio Gaudí, an important Catalan architect and one of the greatest exponents of modernism. Along the whole park, Gaudí's style
We spent 6 days in total during our stay on American soil, and it took us 5 days to finally set foot in Central Park! I planned this visit quite late in our itinerary, as there was so much else I wanted to see, and in the end it
El Parque del Capricho (Capricho Park) is located in the Alamedia de Osuna neighborhood, in the Northwest of Madrid, right next to Juan Carlos I park. It’s the most unknown of all Madrid’s parks, despite being the only Romantic garden
A fascinating place in the heart of London. If you are lucky and it's sunny out, you should spend as much time as you can. Londoners lay out on the green and enjoy the chance to spend the afternoon there walking, running, cycling,
Without a doubt, Madrid Río is one of the places where the people of Madrid go every day to do sports: ride a bike, run, skate or walk. The great length of the route (when finished it will be 10 kilometers long) makes it ideal for the
This is the garden of the Louvre and the aristocrats which once inhabited the palace. It was designed by Le Notre, the same architect who designed the famous gardens at Versailles.
It’s also the most central garden in Paris, located
This large park is in the 6th arrondissement in the center of Paris, not far from the University of La Sorbonne and the Pantheon.
It’s the largest park in the city (Bois de Vincennes and Bois de Boulogne are just beyond the edge of
A lovely park to get lost in, right in the heart of London, close to Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. It has a central lake inhabited by swans, ducks, etc. It is also quite common to see squirrels. It's a beautiful place full
Outside the walls of the city, we found the Majorelle Garden, a botanical garden in the heart of downtown Marrakech. This garden was built by the painter Jacques Majorrelle and therefore, he created it as he would a work of art. The
Garden at its best, care, colorful . Far from the crowd, Louis XIV and subsequent lovers didn´t have bad taste, and escaped from the court to the palace, to enjoy the beautiful sculptures and big open spaces of the garden, it is worth
The park has this romantic halo that different events throughout history, have contributed towards.
Fundamental the Latin American Exposition of 1929 which endowed a masterful architecture to the enclosure. Anibal Gonzalez, with
This park is 15 minutes away from Sol by subway, the name of the stop is Portazgo. When I came to live in Madrid I looked for a place where I could see Madrid from far away to think, disconnect, relax, etc.
This park also called
In a city full of Modernist concrete, steel, crystal and cement shapes, finding a green lung is a privilege, like an oasis in the desert. Ciudadela Park in Barcelona is an example of this, where you can breathe fresh air while reading
A good place to have a walk surrounded by vegetation from so many different places in the world like the United States or the Canary Islands. What strikes one most is, without a doubt, the green house, for the great variety of cactus
The Laberinto de Horta (Horta Labyrinth) is a classical park, the oldest in Barcelona and also one of the less known.
The entrance fee is 2€, but it is free of charge on Wednesdays and Sundays. At the entrance you can see the
I´ll add to Ana´s comment about my experience. I went with my friends to Amsterdam looking for ve knows what and suddenly we found ourselves in this park that we ran into by bike. It was last spring and we couldn´t resist the
There is little more to say than what has already been said. It's a must-see. As always, it is not the same as seeing it on direct television. I would like to highly a restaurant which we were told had only had been open three weeks.
The story of this garden is amazing, being that it is located on the old Turia riverbed. The terrible floods caused by the river brought so much misery to Valencia that they decided to get rid of it and in its place build a
In the middle of a crazy city like Sao Paolo, unbearable traffic and skyscrapers, find the Ibirapuera park. It is an oasis of peace. In my case I love sports and whenever I travel I look around part of a city while running. I
Few plants were so important to Japanese families as the bamboo. These plants, with strong but flexible trunk, grow everywhere in the country. There are over 600 different types of the plant, but it is known by the name of Madrake and
The eastern boundary of the city, along the river Tagus, was chosen to build pavilions to celebrate Expo 98. It is located in the modern part of the city, near the spectacular Vasco de Gamma bridge. You can visit the Oceanarium, one
High Line Elevated Park is over 2 miles long and runs from Gansevoort Street to 34th Street on the West Side of New York. It is a large urban park built on what was once an old railway line. The raised platform stopped being used in
This park next to the St. James park, which is the prettiest in London. In it, a part from a beautiful lake full of ducks and other birds, you'll find trees, plants and flowers. The garden was made to provide a great view for
This place is one of the most visited and beautiful in Salamanca, not only for its beautiful history but for the beautiful gardens wherein it rests. This is the garden of Calixto (Calisto) and Melibea, located on the old wall of
After haggling a bit, I bought a beautiful green coat for just 3 euros. It was the middle of spring and the weather was so terrific in the Prenzlauer Berg district of Berlin. I had to take advantage of the streets and bring euros to
The Villa Borghese is located in northern Rome and is one of the most famous parks the city. To get there, take the metro to the Flaminio stop at Piazza del Popolo and then you can walk from there. Alternately, there’s a bus that goes
Inside Frognerparken (Frogner Park) is the work of the Norwegian sculptural-artist Gustav Vigelad, there are more than two hundred of his sculptures in which the Norwegian artist shows his unique insights on life, from man's birth to
The Tivoli park is one of the oldest amusement parks and most beautiful in Europe. It is located in the centre of Copenhagen and is dearly loved by all inhabitants. It's a nice park because it still holds the charm of early twentieth
Keukenhof is referred to as the "Garden of Europe." It's a large, 32 acre park that's just outside of Amsterdam. Since there are plenty of bus trips that go to the park, you can rent a car or take the bus to get there. The journey
The Menara gardens mirror the Muslim Paradise on earth. It´s not difficult to imagine how they used to be in their moments of glory and splendor, when the rulers of Marrakech endowed them with all the luxuries and technological
The Parc de la Tête d'Or in Lyon is an amazing place. The meadows, lakes and countless animals provide for a wealth of activities. Any season of the year, it's nice good to walk on the paths, but if what we want is a more varied plan,