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Visiting Barcelona for the first time

If you are planning to visit Barcelona for the first time you are in the right place. We have been a few times now and really love it. Below we have pulled together all the things we think you should know when you start planning so you can make sure you have the best time […]

Seville Sights in spain

How to Spend 3 Days in Seville

3 Days in Seville is just the right amount of time to get a feel for this incredible Spanish city. Seville won its place on our itinerary because it is home to the stunning Alcazar; however, it won our hearts with its fantastic food and friendly locals. Keep reading to find out the best things to […]


Things to see in Nafplio Greece

Wondering if there are enough things to see in Nafplio to stay for a day or two? Well, we think there are. From the ancient ruins to the lively old town centre and beautiful harbour Nafplio has a lot going for it. Nafplio a Gem in Greece’s Peloponnese When we were planning our 2-week road […]


Multi-day Hiking Trails to Test Your Legs.

If you have thought about doing a long hike but not sure if you are up to it these multi-day hikes are a great way to get a feel for distance walking. I asked some of my blogging mates to share their favourite walks with us to inspire us to lace up the hiking shoes […]

Madrid cityscape and aerial view of of Gran Via shopping street, Spain

The Best Madrid Experiences

Heading to Madrid soon? We loved our time in the Spanish capital but with only five days to explore we did not get our through our wishlist, and we can hardly declare expert status 😉 so we asked our fellow Madrid loving bloggers for help. Today they share their thoughts on the best-known things to […]


How to Plan a Trip to Spain

We spent 6 weeks exploring Spain in 2016 and in 2019 Charles spent another 7 weeks walking the Camino. It’s a country we love and think everyone should experience if they have the chance. Spain is a destination that has dazzled visitors for centuries. A long and tumultuous past resulted in many groups have left […]

The Wall of Love in Montmarte Paris

Street Art in Paris

There is so much fantastic street art in Paris that it’s well worth spending some time checking it out

Glenfinnan Viaduct Scotland train

Scenic Trains in Europe

Train travel brings a chance to sit back and take in the countryside as the miles slide by so why not add one of these fantastic scenic train rides to your next European holiday and explore the world as early travellers did. My love of trains began when I was eleven years old, and my […]


Exploring Spain’s World Heritage Sites

With so many amazing places to see in Spain determining an itinerary can be a real challenge. We put together this list of 17 of Spain’s World Heritage sites to give you a bit of a starting point. If it makes a UNESCO list, it’s got to have something going for it 🙂 


How to spend 3 Days in Granada Spain

Granada oozes Andalusian charm, a huge dose with vibrant, Moorish culture and an artistic hippie vibe. Come see why we think you should spend 3 days in Granada so you can really uncover its secrets. Granada is a cultural and artistic hub with a generous spirit, from the size of the tapas servings that come […]