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best places to retire in spain

The 7 Best Places To Retire In Spain

Who doesn’t want to retire in a country with great Mediterranean weather, delicious food (and wine), and best of all, a low cost of living! Sounds good? Then maybe, you should consider retiring in Spain. Who are we kidding, if you’re reading this then it’s probably already on your mind! We’ve rounded up some of the best places to retire in Spain, so don’t go anywhere...

north spain or south spain

North Spain Vs South Spain: A Complete Guide To Both Regions

North Spain vs South Spain is a question that many a sun-seeking traveler will ask themselves when planning a trip to the home of flamenco dancing and spicy paella rice. We have to say: It’s a tricky one. Both sides of the country have their own undeniable draws and attractions, natural wonders and enthralling cultures. But which is best for you and your travel...

stray dogs in spain

A Complete Guide To Stray Dogs In Spain For Travelers

In a land that’s most famous for its glittering beaches and clear seas, tapas plates and flamenco dancers, Moorish palaces and soaring sierras, some travelers can be shocked to find that there are oodles of stray dogs in Spain – some 800,000 of them by some estimations! Yep, it turns out that this sunny corner of Europe is actually one of the worst performers...

best beach clubs in marbella spain

The 7 Best Beach Clubs in Marbella Spain

Boasting sandy beaches washed by the turquoise waters of the Med, vistas of the Sierra Blanca in the back, and a lovely, whitewashed old town, Marbella really is a standout. What was once a sleepy fishing village is now one of the most glamorous destinations on the Costa del Sol. And that means there are lots of stylish venues to enjoy. So, what are the best beach...

best surf spots in tenerife

11 Best Surf Spots in Tenerife: The Most Epic Surf Breaks

The surf in Tenerife is just like the island itself, wild, unpredictable, and definitely worth experiencing. The largest and most populous of the Canaries has a rugged and volcanic landscape, but that hasn’t stopped glamorous beach resorts from springing up all over the island, and energetic festivals overthrowing the historic capital every year.  Strong...

common spanish plants

9 Common Spanish Plants for Your Mediterranean Garden

Little rain and year-round sun mean a Spanish garden looks very different from one in the UK. You’ve probably seen swathes of green sweeping across manicured grounds and tropical flowers in places like Park Guell, but Spain is also home to sun-bleached plains and dusty desert landscapes, so just what plants can survive that Mediterannean heat? You might...

Is Zaragoza Worth Visiting

Is Zaragoza Worth Visiting: 9 Reasons the Answer is Yes

Nestled in northeast Spain, the capital of the Aragon region, Zaragoza, is a city known for its curious folklore, historical landmarks, and unique local cuisine. Still, if you think Spanish holidays are meant to come hand-in-hand with beach relaxation, you might be wondering, is Zaragoza worth visiting? Although a landlocked region, Aragon is a gateway to the rest of...

nightlife in Lanzarote

Lanzarote Best Nightlife Places: 5 Top Towns (With Clubs)

This guide to Lanzarote best nightlife destinations runs through five of the most happening resorts and towns on the dusty, desert-covered easternmost member of the Canarian chain. It’s essential reading if you’re keen to let loose and hit the dancefloors on your trip to the Atlantic archipelago this season… Yep, from the buzzy strips of the largest...

is valencia good for expats?

Is Valencia Good For Expats? 5 Reasons We Think It Is

Is Valencia good for expats, you ask? The only reason that you’d be mulling that question is because you might be thinking of making the hop to this sun-drenched spot on the shores of the lapping Mediterranean Sea. We say this: Great choice! There are oodles of reasons why the town is the right one to pick. This guide will outline just five of them in detail...

Best Breakfast In Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

The Best Breakfast In Playa Blanca, Lanzarote – 7 Choices

So, you’re on the hunt for the best breakfast in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote? Cue this guide. It’s a 101 to morning dining in this much-loved resort at the very end of the most rugged and wild member of the whole Canary chain. It’s got picks that should suit a whole host of different sorts of travelers. Do you seek greasy full English fry ups to cure...