What to do in Barcelona, travel blog post by Seeking the Spanish Sun
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 - read this blog
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...

All the best cities to explore on a short trip from Madrid
history, Madrid, Spain

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 towns and cities have been declared UNESCO World Heritage sites! There is a huge amount of history and culture hidden… Continue reading Amazing and easy day trips from Madrid

Madrid cocktail bars
Bars, City guide, Madrid

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...

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...