Category: Spain

Find out where to eat, stay and play with your family while traveling to Spain.

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Top 5 Family Friendly Things to Do in Barcelona

When you think about traveling to Europe there are a few cities that pop into your mind. Until recently Barcelona was one of them. I had always been extremely attracted to it. So I couldn’t miss the opportunity to go … Continue reading

Siurana, Spain – The Hollywood of Climbing

Arriving to Siurana, Spain’s climbing haven, was the same as arriving to Mecca for my husband. He wasn’t the only one drawn to this place. Within three minutes of our arrival and check in into our Siurana Camping Mobile Home, the owners told us … Continue reading

Have You Been to Sacromonte, Granada?

Sacromonte Granada has got to be one of my family’s and mine favorite spots in Spain. Not only is it the home of Flamenco and the Gitanos (gypsies), its unique layout is incredibly different than anywhere else. Including the cave houses. … Continue reading

Flamenco – The Mystery, The History, The Fun

Flamenco is all you think it can be. Dramatic, sad, passionate, heart wrenching and sensual. The history, even though most of it was undocumented, is one of the layers that makes this dance and music so essential for the Spaniard … Continue reading

Madrid in Photos

Madrid is an amazing city that will surprise you and make you want to move there. The pulsing beat of the streets and of the people is captivating and, I have to say, I truly miss this glorious city. Street … Continue reading

Teleferico de Madrid – Madrid’s Cableway – Is it Worth the Time and Money?

Madrid, as with most of Spain’s cities, has a Teleferico, Cableway (in English). It takes you over the city to its highest peak. Is the Teleferico de Madrid Worth the Money? Before arriving to Madrid I was recommended a number of … Continue reading

No Visit is Complete Without a Trip to Camp Nou Barcelona

Traveling Spain with two football fans makes it difficult to escape the Barca magic. Since we were in Barcelona when no games were played, we did the next best thing – tour of Camp Nou Barcelona. History of Camp Nou Barcelona … Continue reading

Parc Güell – Unfinished Creation of Antoni Gaudí

If you don’t know what to do in Barcelona, you can easily stick to the Antoni Gaudí route and chances are you will not only visit all of his masterpieces that have become more than iconic, but even the face of … Continue reading

Antoni Gaudí – Casa Batllo in Barcelona

If there is one structure to visit in Barcelona outside of La Familia Sagrada and that is Casa Batllo. Antoni Gaudí’s most definitive artist work by far any. Interesting Facts about Casa Batllo The building where Casa Batlló stands built between … Continue reading

La Sagrada Familia Barcelona – Iconic and A Must-Visit for Everyone

La Sagrada Familia is almost synonymous with Barcelona. Whenever you hear either said you immediately think of one or the other. It’s like the Statue of Liberty or Empire State Building and New York City. With so much hype around this … Continue reading

Barcelona Gothic Quarter Walking Tour – Family Friendly

Before arriving to any new destination, researching the place is not only common, but a smart thing to do. Unless you totally want to wing it, which is fun, but when you have kids, winging anything is more of a … Continue reading

Simon Coll – Chocolate Tour in Barcelona

Living with a family of chocolate lovers, the idea of visiting one of the most popular chocolatiers in Spain, Simon Coll, was a must do. Visiting and Touring Simon Coll Simon Coll is located about 45 minutes outside of Barcelona. What’s … Continue reading

Vilarnau – Family Friendly Cava Winery Tour in Barcelona

Visiting Napa Valley over twenty years ago hooked me onto wine tours. Since then, whenever possible, I make sure to visit a local winery. So how could I miss out on a tour while in Spain? Interestingly enough though, when … Continue reading

Barcelona City Tour on Bikes – The Best Way to See the City

Where to start when visiting Barcelona? My family’s favorite way to get to know a city is by taking a bike tour. That is exactly what we did. The one main issue with bike tours is that not every company works with … Continue reading

Finding the Best Vacation Rental with SH Barcelona, Spain

What is the cure for peaceful, relaxed travel? Short term vacation rental. Those four words can literally save your trip. Barcelona, Spain is a city that needs to be explored for more than four days. If possible a week. Did … Continue reading

Barraca Toni Montoliu – Authentic Paella Cooking – Top Tricks from a Master Chef

Our epic trip to Spain lasted over six weeks and in that time I can honestly say that less than a handful of things were so amazing that I would scream from mountaintops to get the word out for families … Continue reading

Why Bioparc Valencia is Different Than Most Zoos

Valencia has fully surprised us with all the amazing family based activities to do in this gorgeous coastal city. So adding another unique surprise to its list is starting to be expected. Bioparc in Valencia is one of the top … Continue reading

Have You Visited the City of Arts and Sciences, Valencia Spain?

The first thing anyone will see when starting the search on Valencia travel is City of Arts and Sciences. Even though it is said that the Cathedral is the iconic symbol of Valencia, by the looks of it, for the … Continue reading

Paella Cooking Class – Fresh from the Market to the Kitchen, Valencia Spain

Visiting Valencia and not having Paella is like going to Italy and not eating Pasta. However, Paella isn’t just a meal to be had while visiting this gorgeous, historic city. Paella is an experience. And the best way to fully understand … Continue reading

Things To Do in Valencia Spain – Emerge Yourself in History

Valencia surprised me more than any other city we have visited in Spain. Before arriving I’ve heard plenty about Barcelona, Madrid, and Malaga. But not so much about Valencia itself. Certainly not like the other cities. And, honestly, I think … Continue reading

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