The Mediterranean is known for its warm turquoise waters, delightful villages perched on cliffs and continual hours of sunshine.
With 8000 km of coastline, how do you decide which beach to hit? Here is an overview of the beaches of Spain so you can make the best choice for the type of beach you and your family would like to hang out on.
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.
Driving in a foreign country can have its challenges. Here are some tips on how to survive driving in Spain.
Like every country, Spain has its own cultural quirks. If you don't want to stand out as a tourist you will want to learn these few tips.
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.
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.
Menorca is the smallest of the Balearic islands, but one not to be missed. It has stunning turquoise waters and small quiet coves tucked in among towering cliffs.
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.
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.
Cartagena is a city full of history on the sea. This history is reflected in the streets and the cultures that passed through Cartagena.