Fishing Villages

Altea Spain Travel Guide

Feel the influence of the sea in Altea today just as people have done for centuries. Wander around the old town’s ancient cobbled streets and admire the promenades, which are lined with palm trees. On a...

Murcia Spain Travel Guide – My Magical Murcian Days

Feel the magic of Murcia, with our guest writer Sandy Cadiz-Smith. She has lots of great foodie tips as well.

Carnival L’Escala

Carnival L’Escala Festival Date: 06-02-2016 The Carnival falls around this date this year, and goes on for three days. There is something for all the family, and it is one of the most anticipated events...

L’Ampolla Spain Travel Guide

L’Ampolla was my first port of call, excuse the pun, when I decided to rent an apartment and see whether I would stay here long-term. Located on the Costa Dorada, in those early days, I was absolutely...

L’Estartit-Torroella de Montgri Spain Travel Guide

On a sunny day, approaching the town of l’Estartit, you can see a beautiful mixture of vibrant colours and interesting...

Catalonia Best Beaches-With Blue Flag Status

If you wish to discover a great destination for a beach holiday, then one quick way is to check out the beaches which have been awarded the Blue Flag. This will be particularly important if you’re...

Tamariu Spain Travel Guide

According to the British Telegraph newspaper, the beach at Tamariu ranks as one of the best beaches on the Costa Brava. Embraced by pine clad headlands, the horse shoe shaped beach is very pretty, family...

El Port de la Selva Travel Guide-An Insider’s Guide

The El Port de la Selva area is characterised by a wonderful variety of landscapes and scenery to inspire your senses. It may be...

Alcanar Spain Travel Guide

Made up of three distinctive parts, Alcanar has its fair share to offer tourists, who want to enjoy a typical, relaxing holiday in the area. The town of Alcanar is 3 km from the sea, where you’ll find...

Begur Travel Guide

Definitely one of the Costa Brava’s little treasures, Begur, in Girona’s Baix Empordà, is around 50 minutes drive from the stunning city of Girona (50 km) or 90 minutes (131 km) from the...

Cadaques Travel Guide

The dreamy, perfect town where Salvador Dalí spent his summer holidays, Cadaques, is filled with light, colour and sultry sea breezes. It’s interesting, but challenging location sets it apart from the...

Palamos Spain Travel Guide

Palamós is one of the best-preserved fishing villages you’ll find anywhere on the Costa Brava, even though these days the entire municipality of Palamos has around 30,000 inhabitants. Famous for its prawns,...

Roses Travel Guide

Home to plenty of beaches and one of Catalonia’s fantastic carnivals, Roses used to be a Greek colony, centuries before Christ. Greeks came from the lovely island of Rhodes in 776 BC, tempted by the...