Why I think everyone should travel 

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

What to drink in Madrid and how to order like a local

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

10 ways to learn Spanish for free

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

My train trip to Valencia and all the city highlights

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

Madrid: What you need to know before visiting

Essential city information that everyone should know before traveling to Madrid…… View Post

The Walking Dead experience in Madrid

Calling all Walking Dead fans… You have to read this!…… View Post

Bike ride in Casa de Campo Park Madrid

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

Madrid’s hidden rooftop bars

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

What to eat in Madrid

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

My trip south to the Costa del Sol

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