An honest account of what its like moving to Spain
Advice, Expat, Living, Spain

The reality of adjusting to Spanish life

Having lived in Spain for almost a year now, I think it's a good time to look back at what I've learnt during my move from London to Madrid. The things that have been a surprise to me and some of the things I have struggled with. I promise to be honest about how I've found adjusting to life in Spain...

Packing tips for traveling light from a travel blogger
Advice, Tips, Travel

Tips for packing only hand luggage

There is a bit of an art to packing a carry-on bag with everything you need and it does take a little bit of planning. You can't just chuck it all in at the last minute and away you go. I will share with you my top tips for packing only hand luggage...

The best book shops in madrid
Living, Madrid, Spain, Tips

Where to find a second-hand English bookshop in Madrid

I love reading and I much prefer reading a second-hand book. Sure, I can order a book to be delivered from Amazon or go to the big high street Spanish stores like Casa del Libro, Relay or Corte Ingles to buy a new book. But it's not quite the same...