What to See in Toledo: 16 Can’t Miss Sights

Wondering what to see in Toledo? Spain expert Ewan breaks down the top sights! Perched majestically on the banks of the river Tagus, Toledo is truly a city of three cultures. Medieval Jewish and Muslim heritage sits side-by-side with Christian churches in this “Imperial City”. At the peak of...
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A Weekend Escape to Cercedilla

It’s been a busy year so far (as expected!) launching new Devour Spain tours in Madrid, Barcelona, and Malaga, while also dealing with some of life’s surprises. After months of long days and frequent work trips, I needed a quick break to totally disconnect. Luckily, Madrid is surrounded by...
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Day Trip from Madrid: Segovia

It was the last day of my parents’ nine day visit and we were all pretty exhausted. We’d been pinxto hopping through San Sebastian, toured the enormous cathedral in Burgos, and walked the streets of Madrid until our feet begged us to stop. So when my father suggested spending...
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Where to Eat in Toledo: Restaurante Fabula

One of our favorite day trips from Madrid is definitely the hilltop city of Toledo. As the former Spanish capital, Toledo is especially known for its stunning historic center (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), gorgeous cathedral, handcrafted swords, and marzipan sweets. Toledo’s cuisine is also highly regarded by the...
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Eating Chinchón

Only a short drive from busy Madrid there is a small, quiet town where you truly feel that time has stood still. As you wind through the narrow streets into the oval shaped Plaza Mayor, you can’t help but fall in love with Chinchón. But not only is Chinchón...
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