15 Best things to do in Malaga, Spain and why you must go there now

Located in Spain’s southern Andalucia, Malaga is a vibrant city that has so much to offer the intrepid tourist. Jam-packed with history, Malaga has been home to several civilizations stretching back 3,000 years. Phoenician traders originally founded a commercial center here in the early 7th Century BC and were soon followed Read More …

The intriguing 10 Spanish Islands that must be on your travel list

We have all heard about Ibiza, Mallorca and the Canary Islands but did you know that Spain has more than 60 islands dotted around its coastline? Many of course, are uninhabited nature reserves while others offer northern Europeans warm weather beach escapes and are perfect for honeymoons, couples trips and family Read More …

Gaudi, Picasso, Getting lost in El Born: Best things to do in Barcelona with Kids

Barcelona has some of the most unique and inspiring architecture in the world, masters like Gaudi and Picasso have left their mark in this vibrant city.  Our daughter was so inspired by this city that her Extended Essay for her International Baccalaureate program in High School was based on this Read More …

Amazing Andalucia: A 7 day Itinerary to see the Best of Southern Spain

Flamenco dancers, horse carriages, bright bougainvilleas, tapas, and elaborate Moorish castles are what is in store when you visit Southern Spain.  While westerners spell Andalusia with a ‘s’, Spaniards spell it as Andalucía!  Andalucía called Al-Andalus (Arabic for “land of the west”) was a Moorish empire for 781 years, from 711 Read More …

Road Trip through the Pueblos Blancos of Andalucia

Between the Atlantic in the west and the Mediterranean in the east, lies some of the prettiest hidden towns of Spain. If you are visiting or living in Andalucia, southern Spain, you cannot miss a road trip through the “pueblos blancos”, also known as white villages. We stopped at the Read More …

Rocambolesc: A Willy Wonka-esque Gelateria in Girona

We were visiting Girona, on a day trip from Barcelona. The Old Town of Girona is on the east bank of the River Onyar, with pedestrianized narrow streets surrounded by the old city walls. The Rambla, running parallel to the river, contains many street cafés and touristic restaurants. There are wonderful museums, Read More …

Spanish Riviera: An afternoon in Calella de Palafrugell

Although there’s no such thing as the Spanish Riviera, travel websites usually use the term when they talk about Spain’s magnificent beaches, and the Iberian country is blessed with plenty of them.  So, if there would be a Spanish Riviera, this would probably include most of the country’s seashores, as Spain Read More …