Speaking another language is a great skill to have but it does take time, patience and money. Here are 10 simple resources I found helpful for learning Spanish… and they are all free!… View Post
The wonderful city of Valencia is just 2 hours from Madrid by fast train. I’ve been meaning to visit Valencia for a long-time now and we finally made it. This post will tell you all about my trip and give you info and tips on all of Valencia’s highlights…… View Post
Essential city information that everyone should know before traveling to Madrid…… View Post
Calling all Walking Dead fans… You have to read this!…… View Post
Madrid has many beautiful parks and by far the best is the amazing Casa de Campo. It’s a huge park that is actually the largest green space in Spain. It covers an area of 1,722 hectares that’s 6 ½ times bigger then Hyde Park in London and 5 times bigger then Central Park in New York!!…… View Post
I love a good terrace bar or “terazza” as it’s called in Spain. Somewhere nice to sit outside in the sunshine while you enjoy a drink or two. Going up to a hidden rooftop terrace, is even better. Away from the noisy streets and hustle & bustle, it’s like finding a secret little oasis in a big city like Madrid…… View Post
Since moving to Madrid I have spent some time working my way around the many wonderful restaurants (I know, it’s a hard life) and trying all the local food.
These are my top 12, absolute favourite, eat them or you will regret it, must try dishes…… View Post
The Costa del Sol is the stretch of golden beaches that run along the southern coast of Spain in the Andalucia region from (roughly) Nerja to Estepona…… View Post
This is my go-to itinerary for what to see during a 2-day break or a weekend in Madrid. We’ve had a lots of friends and family visit Madrid since we moved here. So, I’ve been busy showing people around the city, giving them a taste of Spain while keeping everyone…… View Post
Relocating to a new city is a big move. A new city, in a new country (when you don’t speak the language) is an even bigger move. Luckily, we’ve had a bit of practice at this but it still feels quite daunting when the day finally comes to pack up your things and get on that flight.
I think the key to moving to another country is…… View Post