Spain: Our Spanish Holiday Hit List

Mr ESLT and I have visited Spain on a number of occasions and we love it. From the architecture and cosmopolitan vibe of Barcelona and Madrid to the medieval history of Alicante and not forgetting the bling of Puerto Banus and Marbella. The fact that the mainland is a mere 2 hours flight from the UK, the food is amazing and the weather, even in winter, is better than at…

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Spain: 5 Ways To Ensure A Great Holiday On The Costa Blanca

Having visited a number of the Costa’s in Spain we are both in agreement that our favourite is Costa Blanca. Having visited at least half a dozen times we have had the chance to explore the Costa and find some of, if not, the top things to do in the area. Costa Blanca is in a great location on the southeastern coast of Spain, especially if you are travelling overland…

Europe: Our 5 Favourite Beach Destinations

It’s that time of year again! Yes, it’s time to plan a summer holiday. Being the over planners that we are, we have already got ours in the bag. July will see us heading The Balkans – Montenegro, Croatia and Albania to be precise. We are of course looking forward to exploring the cities, towns and villages of these countries, learning about the culture, eating the local food and drinking…

Guest Post: Spain: Five Things to Do in Los Gigantes, Tenerife

Its name meaning “The Giants,” Los Gigantes features enormous rock formations rising from the sea up to around 600 meters in height which can only be viewed up close through a boat trip. This humble resort features a mild climate, and stunning views make it a perfect getaway for those looking for a great place to relax and unwind.  Here is Canary Islands Info on five things to do in…

Spain: If You Are Looking For Luxury, Head To Ibiza

I remember the excitement as I packed my suitcase, ready to head to the airport and hit Ibiza with a group of my best friends. I was 21 and a visit to ‘the white isle’ was a rite of passage. When I thought of Ibiza, images of the ultimate party island sprang to mind – hours of excessive drinking, booze cruises and dancing till dawn in some of the world’s…

Places To Explore That Could Never Bore

Travelling can be an enlightening experience. Sure, short beach holidays are fun, as are holidays to places such as Disney World, but they don’t really give you the opportunity to explore the place you are visiting. Soaking up the sun and having fun at attractions are fantastic in their own right, but if you’re yearning for adventure then you need to spread your wings a little and explore not just…

Spain: Three of the Best Walking Routes for Adventure

You will struggle to find a country with as much natural beauty as Spain. Diverse landscapes, dramatic views, a beautiful climate and world-famous culture ensure that this is a fantastic destination for an adventurous walking holiday. Walking holidays are great for adventure seekers as they show you the country in all its beauty and not just the tourist attractions. Often, it is in the middle of the countryside where you…

Guest Post: Spain: Top Hiking Routes in Barcelona

Barcelona is the city which may be the main attraction in Europe. It is certainly one of the most visited ones and it is definitely the right place for those who like party, having fun, visiting many sights, beautiful beaches and a lot more. It is also one of the top world touristic places and recently a great wedding destination. So, yes, Barcelona is a place for everyone and has…

Menorca Vs Mallorca

Mallorca and Menorca are two of the most popular holiday destinations for people looking for a bit of hard earnt relaxation and rejuvenation under the Spanish, summer sun. However, there can be a lot of confusion about the difference between these islands and what both of these islands have to offer. So today we intend to put the confusion to rest and outline the differences between these islands and which…

Europe: The Most Amazing Campsites

If you are planning a trip around Europe, it’s likely to cost you quite a lot of money. A good way to cut costs, and experience a different side of the continent, is to go camping. It will cost you a fraction of the price of a hotel and, as long as you go in summer, it can be a great way to see the country. These are some of…

Europe: Head To The Med, The Top Places To Visit For A Mediterranean Holiday

When planning a holiday to southern Europe, you’re practically spoilt for choice. For those wanting the best balance of sun, culture, nightlife and scenery, here are some of the top all-rounders worth visiting.

Spain: 5 Reasons Why Majorca Is A Perfect Holiday Destination

The island of Majorca (Mallorca) lying off the east coast of Spain is the largest in the Balearic group of islands. Majorca started becoming a tourist destination in the 1960s and it was the first place I was taken on holiday when around 4 or 5 years old. I remember it like it was yesterday because I loved it so much. My folks must have loved it too, as we…

Top 13 Travel Moments of 2016

I did try to whittle down our number of Top Travel Moments to 10, but it was just impossible to do. Therefore, we have listed our top 13, unlucky for some but not for us. It’s been a busy old year with 11 countries visited (5 new ones) and around 24,000 air miles travelled and too many road miles to calculate. So here it is, our top 13. The list is…

Spain: Alicante, An Amazing Getaway Destination

Alicante is often overlooked as a great destination for a Spanish getaway. Many people simply pass through Alicante, in favour of heading to the neon lights of Benidorm. Alicante is a city and port in Spain on the Costa Blanca. Mr ESLT and I spent a whole week there seeing what it had to offer and by the end of our stay we were more than pleasantly surprised. Here are our Top…

Spain: The Birthday Boy at The Bernabéu Stadium, Madrid

As soon as I booked flights to Madrid, I started researching cool things to do in the city. I wanted to find things to do that Mr ESLT would love – the trip was to celebrate his birthday, after all. I know he loves a football stadium tour, having previously done them at both Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona and the San Siro Stadium in Milan. So when I saw that…

Spain: Madrid Overview – 3 Day Itinerary

Madrid, the capital of Spain, was a city that Mr ESLT had always wanted to visit. So, with his birthday fast approaching, and the fact we never buy presents – always experiences, it seemed like the ideal destination to head to to celebrate his 42 years on this planet! So with flights booked, accommodation sorted, and exciting things to do planned – he, and I, couldn’t wait to explore the city.

Spain: Sidorme Hotel Fuencarral 52, Madrid

When researching where to stay in Madrid, there was so much choice that was difficult to decide. I am an avid Tripadvisor user, and often make my decision regarding accommodation based on ranking and reviews. And, once again, trusty old Tripadvisor did not let me down. We have just returned from a 3 night stay at Sidorme Hotel Madrid Fuencarral 52 which is a 1 year old, 3 Star (how it…

Spain: A Luxury Road Trip Starting in Catalonia: From Barcelona to Alicante

Are you planning to take a Spanish trip? How about a road trip from the colorful and vibrant Catalonia? Driving from the bustling city of Barcelona into the beautiful Valencia and ending up at the sunny coast of Alicante will take you to a truly memorable Spanish experience.

Perfect Places to Propose Around the World

So I’m sure we all know a couple who got engaged at the top of the Empire State building? I for one know three! As Valentine’s day fast approaches it has got me thinking about people declaring their undying love and asking for their partner’s hand in marriage. I’ll put money on at least one notification regarding an engagement popping up on my Facebook feed on or around 14th February.…