Valencia is one of Spain's most beautiful cities-- filled with history, traditions, its own language, and amazing food. It's a city that gives me a truly special feeling, it feels both rural and urban at the same time! When we decided to start our food tours in Valencia I wanted … [Read more...]
I've been blogging about Spain since 2011. Why do I do it? Because it is an incredible country with so much to offer tourists and locals alike! I've visited 13 of Spain's 17 Autonomous Communities, and 21 of the 50 provinces-- but it's never enough! Join me on the journey through Spain's incredible cities, villages, hiking trails, restaurants, markets, beaches, islands and beyond.
Just about one year ago, my sister called to tell me she was coming to visit me here in Madrid-- with her husband and four small children in tow! I was overjoyed, yet apprehensive-- would it be too much for the kids? Luckily, I've now learned that Madrid is a pretty awesome city … [Read more...]
The first time I heard of calçots, I was intrigued. A barbecued onion festival? Count me in! I was dying to experience an authentic calçotada, which only happen in the Catalan countryside, not too far outside of Barcelona. So I decided to plan a weekend away in the middle of … [Read more...]
Madrid and Barcelona are amazing cities, but neither of these vibrant metropolises can hold a candle to the rejuvenating powers of rural Spain. Luckily, as the second most mountainous country in Europe, there is no shortage of spectacular scenery and pure, fresh mountain air … [Read more...]
Where to stay in Madrid? It's a question I get asked nearly every day! The real answer is-- it depends. Luckily, Madrid is home to some of the most charming, historic, and trendy neighborhoods in all of Spain-- Amy shares her favorites below! The first time I visited … [Read more...]