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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. […]


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 […]


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 […]

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

The Best Madrid Experiences for your first visit

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 […]

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

How to Plan a Trip to Spain

This guide on how to plan a trip to Spain is designed to help you decide which cities you should add to your itinerary, when you should go and how long you should stay. We spent 6 weeks exploring Spain in 2016 and in 2019 Charles spent another 7 weeks walking the Camino. It’s a […]


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 […]

evening view of Mosque-Cathedral and Romano Bridge, Cordoba,Spain

What to See in 2 days in Cordoba Spain

The UNESCO listed town of Cordoba is home to one of the most impressive buildings in Spain, the Mezquita. 2 days in Cordoba is the perfect amount of time to see the old town and main UNESCO sites. If you are still in the early stages of organising your visit to Spain check out our […]