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…… View Post

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 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

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…… View Post

Mishaps and misadventures in Spain: A daring dune buggy drive

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

How to survive a low cost airline flight

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

Exploring the city of Girona

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

How to avoid feeling homesick when traveling

We all get a little homesick when we’re away from home for a long time but the key to not letting it ruin your trip, distract you from your journey and ultimately shatter your dreams (sorry, a bit dramatic but some people do give up and go home at this point) is really not that crazy or ground-breaking…… View Post

A day exploring Toledo

Toledo is a Medieval Spanish city just 30 minutes ride on the fast-train from Madrid. Situated at the heart of Spain and once the Capital, it is a labyrinth of old cobbled street and stone buildings. Behind the imposing old city walls and grand bridge entrances are some of Spain’s most historical landmarks…… View Post

Discount codes for your trip to Spain

Here are some great discount codes and links that will help you save money on your next trip to Spain…… View Post

I just couldn’t settle – My travel story

I’ve been wandering for a while now, moving from place to place, traveling, exploring and seeing as much as I can of the world.

In my 20’s that meant backpacking on a tight budget, with just a well-thumbed Lonely Planet guide clutched in my hand and a huge smile on my face. I was lucky enough to backpack in….… View Post