Driving along Costa Blanca

Costa Blanca is a dream destination in Spain. So having been living in Valencia for over 8 months, I had to take the chance to see Costa Blanca when it came. And it came in the form of my brother and Favourite Travel Companion (aka the boyfriend) who possess a very valuable skill of driving a car. So I packed up and got myself driven along the Costa Blanca twice 🙂 View from Altea Old Town Famous for the sandy beaches and luxurious resorts, it actually … Read more Driving along Costa Blanca

Vigo and Islas Cíes- a hidden gem of Spain

What I love the most about travelling is discovering the underrated places that turn out to be beautiful although you’ve never heard about them before. This Easter weekend was the first time I was spending Easter abroad and not with my family, so I knew I had to take the opportunity to do something special. So My Travel Companion and I decided to take advantage of the four days off and take a citybreak in Vigo with a trip to Islas Cíes. It was a … Read more Vigo and Islas Cíes- a hidden gem of Spain

3 perfect ideas for a day trip from Valencia

Albufera Albufera is a freshwater lagoon, separated from the Mediterranean sea just by a small strip of land. It has a variety of flora and fauna, so it’s a must see for the lovers of nature looking to get out of the crowded city for a while. The locals offer short boat trips around Albufera. The perfect time, if you can make it, is to get one to see the sunset. As it is also used to cultivate rice, the villages around Albufera specialize in … Read more 3 perfect ideas for a day trip from Valencia

What are Fallas de Valencia? My perspective on the 2017 celebrations

If there’s one thing I really love about the Spanish is their absolute love of celebration and general party. Okay, there are far more things I love about this country, but this one simply impresses me the most. Valencia has just finished celebrating their regional fiestas- Las Fallas. I was planning on writing about it before, but the pure madness of Fallas just sucked me in so here I am only a day after telling you how it was. Las Fallas is a local celebration … Read more What are Fallas de Valencia? My perspective on the 2017 celebrations

Galicia Itinerary- A tale of two cities

Galicia was the first place I ever visited in Spain. It brings a lot of memories: I barely spoke Spanish back then. The fact that in Galicia they usually speak Gallego rather than Castillian Spanish which I was studying, didn’t make it any easier. But it was my first international exchange and I had a blast. I haven’t been there since, but recently my Favourite Travel Companion decided to move there, so I had the opportunity to spend a couple of days there and explore … Read more Galicia Itinerary- A tale of two cities