Family activities in and around Granada

Family activities in and around Granada

Okay, so you have arrived in Granada, seen its architectural marvels, strolled along its historic streets. You still have a few days to spend in this splendid Andalusian city and you are out of ideas. Don't worry, there are plenty of things to do and experience here, so there are actually very little chances to get bored. Traveling with kids might seem to complicate things apparently, but that's just an illusion - or at least when it comes to Granada. Granada can be very kid-friendly if y... [ read more ]

Spain's Best Extreme Sports Competitions

Spain’s Best Extreme Sports Competitions

Adventurers and thrill seekers might be wondering what can the country of flamenco, tapas, fiestas and beautiful beaches offer them in terms of extreme sports. Well, quite a lot, actually. Spain can be a fabulous extreme sports destination, with the condition that you know where to look for. While most of Spain's big cities will have at least one skate park, the country's mountains and beach resorts are the usual suspects when it comes to adventure travel and extreme sports. If, by any ch... [ read more ]

Tips for Planning a Romantic Madrid Escape

Tips for Planning a Romantic Madrid Escape

A romantic weekend in Madrid can be the perfect gift for that very special person in you life. Madrid might not be generally regarded as a romantic city (not to the same extent as Paris, anyway), yet there is indeed a very romantic side of it waiting to be explored. This is why in today's post we have complied a few tips for planning a romantic Madrid escape. Being romantic in Madrid is not difficult when you have chosen the perfect hotel, made reservation to the best restaurants and made... [ read more ]

Spain's Hottest 2013 Beach Destinations

Spain’s Hottest 2013 Beach Destinations

The summer of 2013 is almost here, and most of us are awaiting the summer holidays with great anticipations. And there aren't few those who dream about Spain's beautiful coastline, with its world-class beaches and unrivaled night clubs. So where in Spain should you go this summer? Will it be the party island of Ibiza? The glamorous Costa Brava? Or the popular Costa del Sol? This pretty much depends on your expectations, but as a general guideline we put together our own list of Spain's ho... [ read more ]

Tips for Spending Easter in Ibiza

Tips for Spending Easter in Ibiza

Here's a thought on your Easter break: why not spend it somewhere warm? Somewhere where traditions have been solemnly carried out for centuries, where it is warm enough for a picnic by the sea, and where people are always cheerful...Somewhere like Ibiza. Ibiza, the party island, goes through a radical transformation around Easter. Like in many parts of Spain, Semana Santa manifestations are held in Ibiza. In parallel with these, a new party season starts, as clubs open up their doors to s... [ read more ]

Spring Attractions in Barcelona

Spring Attractions in Barcelona

Spring (especially the months of April and May) is a great time to visit the city of Barcelona. Although Barcelona winters are not harsh, people do tend to be more active and outgoing in spring. As soon as the spring arrives and the weather gets warm, Barcelona becomes the stage of numerous events, from open air concerts to the traditional Easter manifestations. Barcelona beaches come back to life, as both locals and tourists go here in search for sunlight and fresh air. As for some speci... [ read more ]