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.Read More
What do to while travelling in Spain
When you visit Spain your biggest problem will be trying to decide what you have time to do as it will be impossible to do and see everything.
Huelva may not be the most tourist city in Spain, but that doesn't mean it isn't worth visiting. Some of the most important historic moments took place in and around Huelva, the best beaches in Spain are along this stretch of coast and the villages are oozing in Andalusian charm.Read More
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.Read More
If you come to Spain and all you get to see is Segovia, you will go home happy. Segovia has a 2000-year-old Roman aqueduct, a medieval castle, a gothic cathedral Roman churches, quaint pedestrian streets filled with artisan shops, and some of the best gastronomic delights in Spain.Read More
Going to Toledo is like stepping into a fairyland kingdom from a far away time. Castles, a river surrounding the walled city, 3 cultures intertwined and very little evidence of modern city structure. Take your time to take in all there is to see and do.Read More
The turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea and the temperate temperatures are a huge draw for almost anyone. Throw in a quaint fishing village-turned-tourist and you have a winning combination. Calpe is still small enough to keep the Spanish culture alive, but has a tourist buzz that will keep you entertained as well.Read More
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?Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Valencia is the pearl of the Mediterranean coast. Valencia is an elegant city with thousands of years of history has with seemingly little effort combined futuristic Avante-Garde to its cityscape and yet has kept its grace and still adapted the new.Read More
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.Read More
Ever wonder what it is that motivates people to move to another country? This article talks to two exapts living in Spain. Find out what brought them in the first place and why they stayed in Spain.
Looking for a winter get-away? Winter is an excellent time to visit Spain as you don't have the crowds to contend with, will skip the intense heat and have cheaper prices. Here is a guide of where to go in Spain in the winter.Read More
Monastery of Yuste is on the Emperor's trail. Carlos I chose this quiet rural spot for his retirement home to get away from life at the court. You can get more insight into Carlo I's life and the life at a 16th-century Monastery.Read More