Archive for 'Spain'

Three day trips from Malaga

Posted on 29. May, 2013 by .

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Rather than latch on to the predictable summer vacation in Spain, this post suggests heading down to Malaga and taking day trips along the coast and inland for an easy, unique way to experience Spain this summer.

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Why Spain is our go-to destination for a European weekend getaway

Posted on 25. Mar, 2013 by .

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Our hearts go out to our friends and family in the northern hemisphere right now. Snow and below zero temperatures day after day at the end of March? When will this winter ever end and whatever happened to March going out like a lamb?! It’s even snowing in London, which only ever happened twice in […]

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The Gems of Andalusia

Posted on 20. Aug, 2012 by .

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Andalusia is Spain’s largest region and you could spend months exploring it. But many visitors – particularly those from the USA – tend to focus on the three cultural gems of the interior: Granada, Cordoba and Seville.

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Snack-sized Spain – Tapas for everyone!

Posted on 05. Sep, 2011 by .

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Served hot or cold, snack-size tapas are possibly Spain’s best culinary invention. Although Spain is a meat-loving nation, there are several vegetarian tapas – here are some of our favorites.

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Street Art in Valencia, Spain

Posted on 29. Aug, 2011 by .

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. . . As passionate street art fans, Valencia is something similar to our Mecca. The Spanish city is teeming with unique graffiti and murals, which makes for fascinating sightseeing throughout local neighborhoods! Barrio Carmen in the historic center is a neighborhood filled with quirky bars, shops and restaurants, along with some terrific street art: […]

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Cities in Europe we could live in

Posted on 03. Aug, 2011 by .

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Our recent 90-day stint in Europe romanced, impressed and inspired us…it also got us thinking- If we ever do settle down, what European city could we see ourselves living in. The answer surprised even us!

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Hotel Tip of the Week: Hotel Hesperia Sevilla | Spain

Posted on 25. Jul, 2011 by .

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Being on the road every day of the year means we stay at countless hotels along the way. For all the run-of-the-mill spots, there are the absolute gems which tick all the boxes. This week’s hotel tip: Hesperia Sevilla in Seville, Spain.

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Polaroid of the week: The hand-painted street signs of Madrid, Spain

Posted on 16. Jun, 2011 by .

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The street signs in Madrid’s historic center are beautifully hand-painted ceramic tiles which illustrate the name of the street. We love the artistic touches like this throughout Madrid!

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Polaroid of the week: Flamenco musicians in Seville, Spain

Posted on 03. Jun, 2011 by .

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This week’s Polaroid shows a couple of flamenco musicians on the Plaza de España in the Andalusian town of Seville, home to flamenco music and dance.

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