10 best beaches in Spain
Beaches, Guide, Holiday, Spain, Travel

The 10 most beautiful beaches in Spain

Spain has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Whether you are looking for white sand or black sand, a beach surrounded by restaurants or surrounded by trees. There is sure to be the perfect beach for you in Spain. These are the 10 most beautiful beaches in Spain...

Advice on how to avoid being pick pocketed
Advice, Tips, Travel

How to keep your valuables safe when traveling

Safety is at the forefront of most people minds when it's time to travel overseas. Whether heading to a city you are quite familiar with or venturing to a country you know little about, keeping yourself and your valuables safe is very important. This article will cover my tips for keeping your valuable safe while traveling, how to prepare for what could happen and what to do...

All the fun and vibrant fiestas in Madrid
City activity, Madrid, Spain, Travel

Fun fiestas in Madrid

It's a lot of fun when it's fiesta time in Madrid. The shops close, decorations are hung up in the street, bars set up outside stalls and the whole city joins in with the celebrations. These are my favourite Madrid fiestas and local holidays. They are all sure to create a fun party atmosphere...

A simple guide to the 17 areas of Spain
Guide, Holiday, Spain, Travel

A quick guide to the different regions of Spain

Like most countries, Spain is divided into different areas or regions. The regions of Spain are very diverse and interesting. Some you may have visited or at least heard off, some you probably wont know much about. This article will give you a quick and simple guide to all of Spain's regions...

Everything you want to know about the Real Madrid stadium tour
City activity, Madrid, Spain

A tour of Real Madrid football club

Real Madrid football club is one of the most famous in the World. They are widely supported and have achieved much success over the years. Cabinets full of trophies and a stadium holding over 81,000 people will attest to. Taking a tour of the Bernabéu stadium, home of Real Madrid is one of the most popular activities to do in Madrid...

Delicious fresh local ingredients and tasty street food in Madrid
City guide, Food, Madrid, Spain

Madrid’s best food markets

The market or "mercado" as it's called in Madrid is key to any good neighbourhood. Its where locals will buy their fresh fruit, veg, meat, and fish. But it's also a place to sit and have a coffee or beer and tapas...

A weekend in Granada, Andalucia, Spain
City guide, Granada, Spain, Travel

A weekend in Granada

Granada is a wonderful Spanish city that celebrates in Moorish past and has preserved the architecture and flavour of that era. The mix of Analucian and Islamic surroundings provide so much to see and explore. This is the perfect itinerary for what to see during a 2-day break or a weekend in Granada...

cliches and misconceptions about Spain
Spain, Travel

Common misconceptions about Spain

Spain is a country synonymous with certain things. When you think of Spain you most likely think of sunshine, beaches, delicious food and great wine. But I think we have created stereotypes, clichés of what Spain is like. Leading to some very common misconceptions about Spain growing overseas...