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Pearls of the Costa Brava – Sant Pere del Bosc, Lloret de Mar

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This is the second article in the series detailing some of the many highlights of the Costa Brava in Catalonia. In case you missed the first one, you can read the post about Blanes here. Note: My meal was generously paid by the Costa Brava Tourist Board as part of a press trip. Opinions are, as always, […]

Floating over volcanoes in the Girona Pyrenees

Two balloons

Let’s start by getting one thing straight – if you’ve yet to experience a hot-air balloon ride, you are missing out. Granted, it’s not for absolutely everyone (vertigo sufferers get a pass) but it is a magical experience. Yet all balloon rides are not created equal – as well as the pilot and ground staff […]

Villa Estel – Grown-up Holiday Accommodation in Pollensa, Mallorca


Pollensa (On Mallorca island), the quaint and serene fishing village in Spain, attracts many visitors from every part of the world. This beautiful destination is blessed with a year-round balmy climate, pristine beaches and tons of attractions for the visitors of all ages. The best way to explore the town’s sandy beaches, wonderful scenery and […]

Grown-up accommodation in Barcelona


Barcelona has become an urban tourist hotspot and attracts millions of visitors year on year. As it gets more and more popular, the prices of staying there get bigger. So how can you save money and still stay comfortably in this city? In terms of accommodation in Barcelona specifically, the choices are mainly hostels, hotels, […]

For the best value ski resort in Europe, head to Spain


I’m not really a gambling man but I’m willing to bet that for most people considering a skiing holiday in Europe the classic destinations of Switzerland, Austria and France are the first to come to mind. Other possibilities would probably include Italy, Bulgaria and perhaps Scandinavia – but very few think of taking a winter […]