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The stunning Cristal Palace in Retiro Park Madrid Spain

3 Days In Madrid – An Easy to Follow Itinerary

If you are planning a visit to Spain, we recommend you spend at least 3 days in Madrid. Even in this short time, you will have plenty of opportunities to experience the history, culture, cuisine and way of life of a typical Madrileño. We are sure you will find that Europe’s third-largest city doesn’t disappoint. […]

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Two Days in Budapest: Plan a Perfect Short Break

You will need at least two days in Budapest just to see the cities amazing UNESCO World Heritage sites. Considered by many as one of the most beautiful cities in all of Europe with outstanding architecture and the lovely Danube river dissecting the city, your 2 days will fly by. An abundance of museums, thermal […]

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Take an Easy Day Trip from Barcelona

There are many interesting day trips from Barcelona, so many good choices that we suggest you slot at least one of these into your itinerary. The villages make a nice contrast from the city and a chance to learn more about Catalonia. As we did not have time on our visit to take all these […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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

The Best Madrid Experiences

Are you looking for Madrid experiences that will stick in your memory? There are so many interesting things to do in Madrid that it’s hard to determine what should make your itinerary. Well, we think we have come up with a great list for you to work through for your planning. How to find interesting […]

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Traditional flamenco dresses at a house in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain.

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 […]

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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

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