The Mediterranean is known for its warm turquoise waters, delightful villages perched on cliffs and continual hours of sunshine.
Valencia is one of my favourite cities in Spain—it has almost everything you could hope to see when you visit a new place. An elegant downtown historical centre with palaces, parks and wide treed streets, amazing cuisine, art and culture that even your kids will enjoy all wrapped in a wonderful package of a warm climate and sunshine almost all year. What's not to love?
Eating out in Spain is a science. It is a social event that is meant to be savoured an enjoyed, not rushed. So go with the flow—sit back, take your time and relax while enjoying the fantastic cuisine.
Driving in a foreign country can have its challenges. Here are some tips on how to survive driving in Spain.
Looking for ideas for romantic get-aways in Spain? Have a look at our top 10 spots.
There are just so many places to see in Spain. Each region has its own culture, gastronomy, crafts and way of life. From the little white villages along the Mediterranean Sea in the south to the world-renowned food in the north and everything in between it is hard to choose what you really should take time to see. This is a list of some travellers favourite spots in Spain—and why—so you can have an easier time deciding what to see when you come to visit this diverse country.
When you visit a new place wouldn't it be nice to get suggestions from those in the know? In this post I talk to two women who were kind enough to pass on some excellent cultural tips, favourite restaurants and other information about Madrid, Barcelona and beyond.
Rugged cliffs, hidden beaches and pristine teal waters are what you will find along the Costa Brava. The towns along the Costa Brava are as diverse as the landscape. Here is a guide to four of the villages.
Many visitors head to the Costa Brava thinking only of the beaches. But there are many villages that are slightly inland that you should not miss visiting if you are in Girona and along the Costa Brava. These are some of the most historic, cultural and picturesque villages in all of Spain. Travellingaroundspain takes you to our top 3 inland villages in Girona.
Touring a craft rum distillery may not be the first thing that comes to your mind as an activity you can do in Spain. However, along the coast in the province of Granada you can learn about the past sugar cane industry and the very present process of making rum.
Tossa de Mar is on the rugged Costa Brava north of Barcelona. This town, although touristy, hasn't been taken over by high rises. Toss de Mar is the only in tact medieval fortress remaining on the Cataluñian coast. Whether you come for the history, the stunning views or the turquoise Mediterranean waters you will have a hard time leaving.