Archive of ‘Spain’ category

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How to have a high-rolling holiday in Barcelona on a budget

One of the fabulous things about the gorgeous Spanish city of Barcelona – aside from its alternative culture, spectacular architecture, and glorious beach (I could go on) – is that it makes for a fantastic budget destination. Particularly when you are based in the UK where budget airlines like Ryanair and EasyJet run cheap and […] Read more…

The Costa del Sol – but not as you know it

Alex – Sunny Spain’s Costa del Sol has certainly earned its fair share of scathing reviews from the travel community and not without good reason. The golden coastline has created a rod for its own back – its natural beauty attracting the package holiday hordes, mass development and soulless sport’s bars that quite frankly go […] Read more…

A whistle-stop guide to Barcelona’s barrios

By Alex Saint… Sometimes when I talk about Barcelona, my eyes light up with little, pink love hearts. That city sucked me in with its ‘everywhere’s a photo op’ architecture, sweet-talked me round with its romantic, flower-filled balconies and won my affection forever with its leafy squares and lost afternoons of cava and sunshine. And I […] Read more…

April Instagram: Barcelona, Bath in Fashion, #BlogClub & vintage home furnishing

April saw us having quite a chilled month… Apart from Alex popping over to Barcelona! She wandered the lanes and alleys of the Catalonian city, soaking up the sunshine and sangria. I ran the third #BlogClub of the year with Hayley and we focused on the subject of photography in blogging. It was a quiet session this […] Read more…