Situated in South West Europe, Spain covers just under 506,000 square kilometres and is home to just over 47.2 million people. Famed for its cuisine of tapas and paella as well as its Sangria, Spain is has great cultural delights within its cities as well as far-stretching miles of coastline that prove popular tourist attractions including those of the Baleraric and Canary Islands. Popular destinations include the cities of Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia.


A weekend in Asturias, Northern Spain – My Guide

In the North of Spain the beautiful province of Asturias is situated between Cantabria, Castile and León, and Galicia.  With around 200 miles of gorgeous coastline its also home to the first national park of Spain.  With warm comfortable summers and mild winters Asturias is ...

Where to stay in barcelona for nightlife

Gràcia Barcelona
The city of Barcelona is amazing, expansive and full of life and culture. There are so many great areas to consider when deciding where to stay in the city, it can be overwhelming to choose just one. So to help ...

The best of Cantabria

By Emma Stuart from You may not have heard of Cantabria. Despite being a popular destination for Spanish and French tourists, this northern province of Spain is relatively unknown to the rest of us. Cantabria boasts sandy beaches to ...

Three Places to Visit in Toledo, Spain

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“Tell me one travel destination you’d like to visit with me,” I asked my sweetheart. Without even thinking for a moment he said “Toledo,” and although I was actually thinking of visiting Verona, Italy, to see Juliet’s house I decided ...
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Trekking in Tenerife – Part 2

Where to go trekking in Spain
Exploring the lesser known trekking trails of Tenerife in the Canary Islands, we sent our intrepid contributor Paul Dow from to check out what alternatives there are to a holiday on an Island known for it’s party resorts. You ...
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Trekking in Tenerife – A diary

Walking holidays in Tenerife
What do you know about Tenerife? If anything it’s likely to be the parties, nightlife, streets for of clubs and drunken brits abroad. But there is so much more to this Island than you might think. A volcanic island means ...

6 must-visit sights in Seville, Spain

Flamenco show in Seville
By Keri Allan from For my latest trip I did something I never do – no planning whatsoever! I knew very little about Seville before I got there, but decided to explore somewhere new with no preconceptions, and I ...