As soon as we put the clocks back at the end of October, the onset of winter seemed to arrive. Dark nights, cold mornings and the prospect of scraping frost from the car windscreen before we set off to work sends a shiver down the spine. So the prospect of some winter sun is certainly […]
Menorca’s capital of Mahón rose in importance in the 18th century, due to its strategic sheltered harbour, which enabled the British military to dominate the Eastern Mediterranean. As part of your holiday in Menorca you can take a walking tour of this historic city and enjoy its colonial legacy and laid-back Spanish charm. The walk […]
Master of surrealism and creative showman, Salvador Dalí was one of the most important artists of the 20th century. Dalí was born in Figueres in the Catalunya region of Spain, where he established the Dalí Museum in 1970, in the old municipal theatre. If you’re visiting Catalunya it’s well worth visiting the museum and the two […]
Anyone lucky enough to have been in Madrid on the night of May 28th would have felt a city rocking beneath their feet. Fans of both of Madrid’s gargantuan football clubs set the Spanish capital alight as Real Madrid met Atlético Madrid in a pulsating Champion’s League final, despite the football action taking place in […]
Whether it’s powering through the wild Scottish Highlands or exploring quaint Catalan villages, cycling is a great way to get around. Out in the fresh air, cruising at the perfect speed, you feel like there’s nowhere you and your trusty steed can’t go. Until, that is, you hit that stubborn hill or killer extra mile. […]
Experience Spain like never before on a cycling trip around the Ebro River Delta! Find out what delights this unique region has to offer.
When it comes to food festivals, Europe has some of the most weird and wonderful in the world. Offering a bounty of nourishment, and a rich and assorted history to boot, it’s only natural to celebrate them in some fittingly bizarre ways. Here are four of the best from the continent we call home. […]
There are few sights more welcome at a party than a chilled bottle of Cava. One of Spain’s finest exports, this delicious sparkling wine can be found in most supermarkets for a very reasonable price. Of course, like most wines, there is much more to Cava than meets the eye, with all sorts of varieties to choose from.