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Archive: Aug 2019

FROM CAGLIARI TO GIJON: MICHELE ROSSI

                                                              Asturias. A chill paradise. I was born in Cagliari (IT), Sardinian capital of immense beauty. Like Gijon, Cagliari is a small town but full of adventures. During these years I was lucky enough to be able to live in two beautiful cities that changed my life: London and Turin. Two great metropolises that in…

WINTER SPORTS IN ASTURIAS: ENJOY YOUR WINTERTIME

On our skin we still have the salt and the sun of the summer season that is coming to an end and with it also the holidays and the summertime. From bikinis to sweaters, from t-shirts to jackets. Along with the season, habits also change, especially sports ones. From surfing on the seashore to skiing…

MIERES: THE CONNECTION BETWEEN MINES AND GRAFFITI

Mieres is a small town of 44.000 inhabitants located in the Principality of Asturias. This small pearl in the central area of Asturias owes its charm mainly because it’s surrounds by mountains. In these valleys, that surrounds the city, live the riches of the city: from the agriculture point of view, like apple plantations, to…

TSUNAMI XIXON: THE RISING ROCK FESTIVAL IN SPAIN

The Tsunami Festival has just finished, but we still have the adrenaline for surfing the tidal wave at rock rhythm. Laboral University has been invaded by more than 25,000 people announcing another sold out for the third edition of the hottest rock festival in Spain. As the bigger Metal brother Resurrection Fest, this rock festival…

GIJON’S VINTAGE SHOPS: THE PAST COMES BACK IN THE PRESENT

In the last years vintage fashion has returned to invade the streets of our cities, bringing an air of melancholy from years gone by. To fully understand the “Vintage” phenomenon, we must start from the etymology of the word that derives from the French “vendenge” that means “vintage wine”. In fact, like vintage wines, the…