As the winter draws in and the weather turns miserable it’s hard to not dream of blue skies and sunnier climates. Here is a little inspiration to get you thinking about where you could go to get a dose of winter sun and my favourite 5 destinations in Spain to visit during winter…… View Post

Traveling changed my life. It sounds dramatic but it’s true. I wouldn’t be where I am now if I didn’t have the guts to pack that bag and travel…… View Post

I’m partial to a nice cold beverage sitting in the Spanish sunshine, I mean who isn’t? In Madrid the work life balance leans heavily, on life, enjoying your free time and relaxing with family and friends…… View Post

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