Spain Blog Posts

A tour of Pollenca’s old town, the real Mallorca

By | July 26th, 2016|Categories: Spain|Tags: , , |

So back in May I was lucky enough to be invited out to the Balaric island of Mallorca by the good folk at  They wanted me to get a taste for the north of [...]

All aboard the Ferrocarril de Sóller, Mallorca

By | June 6th, 2016|Categories: Spain|Tags: , , |

Riding Ferrocarril de Sóller from Sóller (duh!) to Palma (and back again) is a great way to take in stunning landscapes of Mallorca. Specifically those of the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range - a world heritage site. [...]

An early season holiday in a Mallorcan Villa with Travelopo

By | May 30th, 2016|Categories: Spain|Tags: , |

Ah Mallorca, one beautiful third of the Balearics. The last time I visited I was a 4 year old blonde boy, intent on doing nothing more than playing poolside and almost shutting down the airport [...]

Surfing Fuerteventura [VIDEO]

By | June 2nd, 2015|Categories: Spain, Video|Tags: , |

OK so a couple of weeks ago I wrote all about how I went to Fuerteventura with Planet Surf Camps, with the aim of learning to surf all over again.  I say all over again [...]

Learning to Surf Fuerteventura with Planet Surf Camps

By | May 11th, 2015|Categories: Spain|

By the time we reached surf house on the outskirts of Corralejo on a sunny Sunday, I'd worked out that it had been over 6 years since I'd last surfed, and even on that occasion [...]

Pilot Whale Watching in Tenerife

By | November 26th, 2014|Categories: Spain|Tags: , |

In truth, I never envisaged having anything about my weeks all-inclusive holiday to Tenerife being blog worthy, but then Pilot Whales happened. Pilot Whales are certainly blog worthy! Yep, an all-inclusive holiday - a sun [...]

The Parc del Laberint d’Horta in Barcelona, a-maze-ing!

By | October 13th, 2014|Categories: Spain|Tags: , , |

I know, my puns are getting worse, but still, this is a place you NEED to check out next time you're lucky enough to be spending some time in  Barcelona.  Located northern in the district [...]

Barcelona on a budget – my top tips

By | June 12th, 2014|Categories: Budget Travel, Spain|Tags: , , , , |

Barcelona on a budget is certainly possible, I mean Barcelona isn't an incredibly expensive city in the first place, or at least I personally didn't find it to be during my short 3 night stay there. [...]

Instagrams from Barcelona

By | May 17th, 2014|Categories: Real Time Blogging, Spain|Tags: , |

Ah Barcelona, second time lucky. Once upon a time I tried to win a trip to Barcelona with Easyjet ... I failed miserably.  I thought I had a good pitch, but ultimately I failed to [...]

Sea Kayaking in Corralejo, Fuertaventura

By | September 26th, 2012|Categories: Spain|Tags: |

Sea Kayaking in Corralejo was probably the highlight on my time on Fuertaventura.  Dont get me wrong, stuffing my face every hour of the day at our all inclusive digs was beautifully fattening, but getting out of [...]

Plaza De Santa Ana, Madrid – a pickpockets playground

By | September 12th, 2012|Categories: Spain|Tags: , |

The Plaza De Santa Ana is a beautiful place to enjoy a day in Madrid. You can sit and watch the world go by as you eat and drink with your friends. But, the Plaza [...]