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…… View Post

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…… View Post

You probably haven’t heard of the Costa Tropical but trust me when I say it’s an area of unspoiled Southern Spain’s coastline that you need to be aware of. This is the essential guide to the area…… View Post

Granada is a wonderful Spanish city that celebrates in Moorish past and has preserved the architecture and flavour of that era. The mix of Andalucian 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…… View Post

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…… View Post

Mishaps and misadventures in Spain is a new series of travel stories we’re sharing. It will be a regular short story from our experiences while traveling and living in Spain.
Not everything in life goes according to plan. Sometimes the most fun is had when things go a little wrong…… View Post

I’m a budget traveller, I’m not embarrassed to admit that. Keeping to a tight budget has allowed me to travel to some amazing places and reach countries that otherwise I could only dream of. Cheap flights with low-cost airlines have been key to my travels…… View Post

It’s not far from Barcelona but Girona feels like a secret city that’s worlds away from all the hustle and bustle of Catalonia’s capital. It’s often overlooked as people head to the nearby beaches of Costa Brava. Which is a shame, as I think its well worth stopping to explore what Girona has to offer. It’s a charming city…… View Post

Barcelona is one of those famous cities that nearly everyone has on their “must see” list. I have put together my perfect 2-day itinerary for visiting Barcelona. Covering all the main sights within the time-frame of a weekend break…… View Post

If you are looking for something a little special to do in Madrid as a couple, away from the crowds where you can enjoy some time alone, look no further. I will share my tips on the most romantic places to go and things to do in Madrid…… View Post