Malaga: One of Spain’s Oldest Cities

Malaga, Spain

My first view of Malaga was from the hillside home of my friends. As I looked out over that wide sweep of city rooftops nestled between the amphitheatre of the surrounding hills, and with the shimmering blue Mediterranean Sea lapping on the sandy shoreline, it was a magical moment for me. I could hardly wait to explore this beautiful, old city. Exploring Malaga Originally founded by the ... Read Full Article

Top Things to Do and See in Lanzarote

Papagayo beach-Lanzarote

Finding a holiday destination that checks all the boxes is difficult, but a holiday to Lanzarote never disappoints. From its dreamlike beaches, amazing geology, to its historic architecture and vibrant culture, this is one Canary Island worth visiting. The landscape of Lanzarote is something else; there aren’t many places that can boast stunning beaches located right next to spectacular, ... Read Full Article

What to do in Valencia in Summer

A view over Valencia

 If you can stand the heat, Valencia is one of the best European cities to visit in the summer. As the third biggest city in Spain, the centre of Valencia has a real neighbourhood feel and almost everything is within walking distance. And thanks to its array of attractions, restaurants and nightlife, there's really something for everyone. Free activities in Valencia In the historic centre of ... Read Full Article

Six Great Places for Spring Travel in Europe

Paris a great spot for Spring Travel in Europe

It’s always a stunning time in Europe when the sleet and snow of winter makes way for the glowing renewal of spring. Parks and gardens blossom and bloom, cities return life again. Ahead of the summer throngs, it’s also a fabulous time to baulk the European crowds, while keeping the back pocket in tact with friendly shoulder-season rates. From the Italian Lakes to Vienna, Budapest to Seville, we ... Read Full Article

Exploring the Historic Sites of Cartagena, Spain

Roman Theater in Cartagena

If you have a passion for ancient history, Cartagena, Spain is a perfect destination. There are layers upon layers of history in this ancient coastal city. Located on Spain’s southern Costa Calida,  it was a naval port as far back as the 16th century and is still one of the most important in the western Mediterranean. Along with a base for warships and a shipyard, the port is now a major ... Read Full Article

Tabarca, Spain: The Pirate’s Island

Old town gate in Tabarca

If anyone mentions ‘pirates’ to me it immediately piques my interest. So when a travel-writer friend suggested that I might like to visit the pirate island of Tabarca off the Costa Blanca in Spain, I was more than interested. Tabarca History The tiny islet once known as Illa de Sant Pau (Saint Paul’s Island) is believed to be where St. Paul disembarked. Up to the end of the 18th century, it ... Read Full Article

Lanzarote: An Island to Match Your Travel Interests

Playa de Papagayo in Lanzarote

The Spanish island of Lanzarote forms part of the beautiful Canary Islands. Boasting hilly regions and a coastline teeming with wildlife, visitors to Lanzarote are rewarded with scenery of unbelievable beauty. No matter what type of traveler you are, you’ll find something to suit your tastes, whether that’s exploring nature, relaxing on the beach or taking part in sporting activities! Absorb ... Read Full Article

Six of the Sunniest European Winter Destinations

Turkish Aegean is one of the Sunniest European Winter Destinations

Let's take a look at some of the most desirable, sought after and sunniest European winter destinations. Those accustomed to stunning sunsets and balmy eves during their European getaways might balk at the thought of traveling to the Old World during the long, cold winter. But you might be surprised that, from December to March, not all of the continent is covered in wild snow and sleet. In fact, ... Read Full Article

Finding Paradise: Spain’s Cies Islands

View of Rodas Beach and Faro Island

The Cies Islands are a hidden treasure; a 45-minute boat ride from the bustling city of Vigo in the northwestern province of Galicia, Spain, the islands have pristine beaches and rugged cliffs, a network of quiet hiking trails and a stunning coastline. I couldn’t quite believe what I had stumbled upon: my legs stretched out in front of me and my heels dug into the white, velvety soft sand. Ahead ... Read Full Article

Toledo, Spain – The Top 7 Unforgettable Attractions

Toledo, Spain as seen at dusk

Once an unassuming centrally located city, Toledo, Spain has now become one of the country’s main attractions—and rightly so. It is filled to the brim with historic buildings, a collection of religious structures and interesting museums. In the town center, a maze of narrow streets makes getting around both a challenge and a wonderful experience. While strolling around, visitors will stumble upon ... Read Full Article