Carnival Gran Canaria is a festival of colours, costumes, music and dancing. In February each year Las Palmas, the capital city of Gran Canaria in Spain comes alive with celebrations which the entire island community… View Post

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

Essential city information that everyone should know before traveling to Valencia in Spain…… View Post

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…… View Post

Christmas is around the corner!! Just in case you were wondering what it’s like over here or you’re heading to Spain yourself, here’s my Christmas guide…… View Post

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

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

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

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