Andalusia 2012 – A Travelogue – part 6 – Córdoba

Part 6 of a 7-part travelogue. This section deals with Cordoba, the ancient Moorish centre of which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Andalusia 2012 – A Travelogue – part 5 – Seville

This is part 5 of a 7-part travelogue. On this leg of the trip, the writer spent two days in Seville, the capital city of Andalucia.

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Enjoy Madrid on the Cheap

This article is full of useful tips to experience Madrid on a tight budget. From restaurant and cafe suggestions it moves on to nightclubs,  bars and then hotels and accommodation ideas (including couch surfing). [Read more…]

Andalusia 2012 – A Travelogue – part 4 – Tangier

This is part 4 of a 7-part travelogue. On this leg of the trip the writer, who is staying in Jerez, takes a day trip to Tangier in Morocco.

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Andalusia 2012 – A Travelogue – part 3 – Ronda, Gibraltar and Jerez

This is part 3 of a 7 part travelogue. On this leg of the trip, the writer visits Ronda and Gibraltar before arriving in Jerez. [Read more…]

Andalusia 2012 – A Travelogue – part 2 – Malaga, Marbella and Ronda

This is part 2 of a 7 part travelogue. On this leg of the trip, the writer and his family visit Malaga, Marbella and Ronda in Andalucia. [Read more…]

Andalusia 2012 – A Travelogue – part 1 – Introduction

This is part 1 of a 7 part travelogue. In this section, the writer describes how he planned the family’s trip to Andalucia, including choosing travel options, renting a car, and selecting places to stay. [Read more…]

6 Steps to Trek El Caminito del Rey

This astonishing article, with even more astonishing photography, is about the Caminito del Rey, [Read more…]

Top 5 Ferias in Spain

This article lists the top five ferias, or festivals, in Spain throughout the year, giving details and photographs about each one. [Read more…]

How to Avoid the Crowd at La Rambla in Barcelona

If you’ve been to Barcelona or you’re planning a trip, you’re probably aware that La Rambla is a huge attraction for most visitors.

This article provides some useful and intriguing tips for avoiding the massive crowds found at La Rambla and truly embracing the Spanish lifestyle.

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Madrid Sightseeing Tip – Take a Tour Around the Bernabéu Stadium

Sports enthusiasts across the globe love to watch football, and Real Madrid has been an icon of the sport since 1947, when the new stadium was erected to replace the playing field at Chamartin. [Read more…]

Discovering Barcelona With 2 Teens


This article is a wonderful snapshot of some of the things that Barcelona has to offer, and it’s written from a unique perspective: a traveler with two teens.

A city that has truly stood the test of time, parent and teens were able to find enjoyable experiences and common ground in Barcelona, visiting some truly amazing architectural masterpieces like Gaudí’s standout church, La Sagrada Familia. [Read more…]

Castells A Fascinating Spanish Tradition

This article is a fascinating introduction to a quirky Spanish tradition: castells. Called castells by the villages that construct them, these are vertical towers of villagers.

That’s right- vertical. As you can imagine, this tradition takes a lot of work, and villages are often competitive when constructing their castells. Castellers have a motto: strength, balance, courage and common sense.

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Paella Valenciana – Food to Die For in Valencia

Valencia is known for a lot of things. Probably most important is its reputation as the origin of paella, the wonderful seafood dish we have all come to love.

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Traveling the Different Way – Fiesta Del Mosto in Colmenar

Colmenar (originally named Colmena de Abeja) is a city known for its luxurious honey production… and the Festival of Grape Must and Pork Produce!

This article talks about one of the most decadent Spanish festivals full of pork products like Jamón and peppered meat products, homemade honey from the region, and delicious wines. Because Colmenar is a small town, it’s unlikely that you know where to stay off the top of your head. [Read more…]