Spain

The Complete Guide To Ronda, Spain

Ronda is a very famous city in the Andalusia region, in the south of Spain. The reason why it’s famous is a deep gorge that separates the old town from the new, and a beautiful bridge (Puente Nuevo) that connects the two parts. The old town of Ronda dates back to the Moorish period. It is full of beautiful Moorish buildings and things to do. Here is the complete guide to Ronda, an amazing…

Hotel Review: Itaca Colon Hotel In Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba is a popular tourist destination in Andalusia, Spain. There are many historical sites to see and things to do. You can either visit Cordoba as a day tripper or spend a few days in this city. For those who are looking for accommodation in Cordoba I wrote a review of the Itaca Colon hotel where we spent a few nights during our time in this charming Spanish city. In this article you will find…

The Complete Guide To Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba is located in Southern Spain in the Andalusia region. It is on the list of most popular tourist destinations in Andalusia, along with Seville, Granada and Ronda. Cordoba is located just 40 minutes drive from Seville which makes this city a perfect place for either a day trip or two to three days stay. I wrote this complete guide to Cordoba (including the best things to do in Cordoba) to help you organize your…

Hotel Review: Hostal Fenix In Jerez de la Frontera, Spain

Jerez de la Frontera is a city that is located in the Andalusia region of Spain. Those who like to drink sherry probably know this city. Jerez is one of the three Spanish cities that form the Sherry Triangle, a place where all of the world’s authentic sherry is made. This is a very interesting place to visit if you are into taking a sherry tasting tour and experience. For those who are planning…

A surfer’s guide to the Balearic Islands

Historically, the Balearic Islands haven’t been known as a global surfing hotspot, as they’ve generally been overshadowed by their Iberian counterparts. However, in recent years, the archipelago has gained a burgeoning reputation within surfing circles, and with a little bit of prior planning, you can certainly enjoy a memorable surfing experience in the Balearics’ surrounding seas. Whether you’re unsure which way up a surfboard goes or you’re already a total pro…

Where To Get The Best Tapas In Granada, Spain

Tapas culture is alive and well in Granada, and sticking true to tradition they are free. I know what you are thinking, “Aren’t tapas always supposed to be free?” The answer is a resounding YES, however in many places these days the bars and restaurants expect you to pay for your food. If you are traveling around Spain, I would not expect free tapas at most places. That being said, bars and restaurants in…

The Complete Guide To Jerez de la Frontera, Spain

Jerez de la Frontera is a small charming city in the South of Spain, in the region known as Andalusia. Although the city is not famous for its architecture, they have a beautiful Alcazar that every tourist should visit, among other things. However the main reason why people visit Jerez de la Frontera is SHERRY. Jerez de la Frontera is one of three cities that create the Sherry triangle, therefore here you will find many…

Hotel Review: Don Miguel Hotel

Ronda is one of the most beautiful small cities in Spain. It usually hosts many day trippers from Malaga, Marbella, Seville since you can see almost everything in one day. But some people, like myself, want to stay a few days here and soak up the atmosphere of this town. To do so you will need to book accommodation. Here is an unbiased review of the Hotel Don Miguel in which I spent three nights…

5 Bodegas to visit in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain

If you’re coming to Jerez de la Frontera, you’re probably coming for one main reason: visiting the bodegas. The bodegas here are quite different from what you might think of in NYC (as I have been explained by commentators on my Twitter posts). In fact, a bodega in Jerez de la Frontera is simply a place where they store barrels and barrels of wine as they turn it into delicious sherry…

Carrer de Blai: The Pinchos Street Of Barcelona

One of the best areas to visit in Barcelona is called El Poble-Sec. The reason being, well, it is home to Carrer de Blai aka Pinchos street. The long walking street is bordered by dozens of different pinchos bars, and most of them are quite good. You can come for lunch, and afternoon snack, or make a dinner out of it. In this article I’ll give you my favorite spots to get pinchos…