Bilbao in the Basque region of Northern Spain, is known for its lush green scenery and its culinary treats. I had high expectations of the city but really didn’t expect to be so wowed by… View Post

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

Madrid is a great city. I highly recommend that you visit Madrid if you are heading to Spain. Here are our top sights and activities to get the most out of Madrid, the definitive list of 30 thing you must do…… View Post

There are some awesome summer music festivals in Spain. Each year the line-up’s seem to get bigger and better and it’s more and more popular to head overseas to enjoy a music festival. This list covers some of the best and biggest summer music festivals held in Spain…… View Post

Segovia is another of the amazing day trips you can do from Madrid. It’s a historic city just 30 minutes train ride from Madrid in the region of Castilla y León. Like most cities in this region of Spain, Segovia hides interesting architecture, history and Spanish culture all waiting to be explored…… View Post

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…… View Post

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…… View Post

You probably haven’t heard of the Costa Tropical but trust me when I say it’s an area of unspoiled Southern Spain’s coastline that you need to be aware of. This is the essential guide to the area…… View Post

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…… 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