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…… View Post

The essential guide to Fuerteventura

If you’re searching for the ultimate holiday destination in Spain, the Canary Islands should be top of the list. With their pristine beaches, areas of natural beauty and pretty much guaranteed year-round sunshine…… View Post

Valencia: What you need to know before visiting

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

Amazing and easy day trips from Madrid

If you are spending more than a few days in Madrid you should take a day trip to one of the amazing nearby locations that are honestly really easy to get to. Many of these… View Post

Madrid’s most lively barrios and where to have a great night out

Madrid is full of bars, everywhere you turn there is somewhere you can grab a drink and hang out with friends, relaxing and chatting. This is a guide to the liveliest areas, known as “barrios” in Madrid Centro. Where you can find the highest concentration of bars, clubs and nightlife in the city centre. A list of some of the most popular venues in each barrio, plus a few of my favourite places to go for a great night out…… View Post

Christmas in Spain & where to find festive spirit in Madrid

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

The 5 warmest winter sun destinations in Spain

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

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

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