A simple guide to the 17 areas of Spain
Guide, Holiday, Spain, Travel

A quick guide to the different regions of Spain

Like most countries, Spain is divided into different areas or regions. The regions of Spain are very diverse and interesting. Some you may have visited or at least heard off, some you probably wont know much about. This article will give you a quick and simple guide to all of Spain's regions...

Delicious fresh local ingredients and tasty street food in Madrid
City guide, Food, Madrid, Spain

Madrid’s best food markets

The market or "mercado" as it's called in Madrid is key to any good neighbourhood. Its where locals will buy their fresh fruit, veg, meat, and fish. But it's also a place to sit and have a coffee or beer and tapas...

cliches and misconceptions about Spain
Spain, Travel

Common misconceptions about Spain

Spain is a country synonymous with certain things. When you think of Spain you most likely think of sunshine, beaches, delicious food and great wine. But I think we have created stereotypes, clichés of what Spain is like. Leading to some very common misconceptions about Spain growing overseas...

Dune buggy drive in Fuerteventura
Spain, Story, Travel

Mishaps and misadventures in Spain – A daring dune buggy drive

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...

Port Vell, Barcelona
Barcelona, City guide, Spain, Travel

A weekend in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of those famous cities that nearly everyone has on their "must see" list. I have put together my perfect 2-day itinerary for visiting Barcelona. Covering all the main sights within the time-frame of a weekend break...

Which city should you visit in Spain
City Break, Guide, Spain, Travel

The best cities to visit in Spain

It's difficult for me to choose a favourite city in Spain. There are just so many awesome cities across the country and they are all so very different. Each one offers a range of sights and activities that differs from the next. These are my top 6 cities to visit in Spain...

The best seafood to eat in Spain
Food, Spain

The most delicious seafood in Spain

Spain is one of the finest countries in Europe to enjoy delicious seafood. It's coastline meets the Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic Ocean and the Bay of Biscay. All of which are abundant with all kinds of fish, crustacean and molluscs. You just can't visit Spain without trying some of the yummy local seafood...

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...

fuerteventura in canary islands
Canary Islands, Guide, Holiday, Spain

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...