Spain Blog Posts

Festival de San Juan – Celebrating Summer in Santiago de Compostela

By | July 18th, 2017|Categories: Spain|Tags: , , |

Arriving in Santiago de Compostela on June 23rd was the most perfect of timing.  Only in town for the weekend, I assumed I would be only (I use this word lightly) be taking in the cities [...]

48 Hour Guide to Santiago de Compostela #spaincities

By | July 10th, 2017|Categories: Spain|Tags: , |

Santiago de Compostela an amazing town located in the Spanish north west (above Portugal).  It is known as a university town, and also acts as a beautiful finishing line for many pilgrims who have trekked for [...]

Sea Kayaking in Menorca #MustSeeMenorca

By | June 13th, 2017|Categories: Spain|Tags: , |

Sea kayaking is an obvious choice for adventurous visitors to the Balearic island of Menorca.  With impressive coastlines, mysterious caves, and the obviously beautiful torques waters, it's a super fun activity, with the added [...]

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 travelopo.com.  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 [...]