How To Explore Spain In Style

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Travelling in style involves a collection of many elements and style has a different definition for everyone, however, it is largely agreed that travelling in style involves travelling comfortably and being able to enjoy the finer things in life as you travel, like good food and wine, staying in luxury and having your needs met in an attentive manner and ensuring that you look and feel well presented at every opportunity.

So, before travelling, make sure that you’ve planned where you’re going to stay and what standard of service you desire and expect from your hotel. Also decide where you wish to eat and discover the finest eateries in your chosen Spanish cities and organise what you’re going to wear so that you feel stylish and cool, in both senses of the word, as Spain does enjoy a temperate climate since being a Mediterranean country.

Plan Your Routes

Since you’re exploring Spain, you’re going to want to see as much of this beautiful county as possible, so plan your routes and plan how you’re going to travel around early. If you’re travelling by train, then ensure you book your tickets for the journey ahead of time so that you’re guaranteed a seat, and if you wish to ensure you’re not feeling warm and stifled on a packed and busy train, then consider paying the extra money for the comfort of travelling first class.

This way you can ensure to travel in style, and you’ll benefit from having more space in which to lay down your belongings, and depending on who you travel with, you’ll be able to enjoy a tasty lunch if travelling during the midday hours.

The last thing you need as you step off the plane is having to sort getting from the airport to the city centre, so if you’re landing first in Madrid, think about using a company that offers private transfers in Madrid so that you can get from A to B easily and smoothly.

Decide Where You’re Going

Decide where you want to go in Spain and for what reasons There is so much to see over the course of the country, so decide where you’re going in order to plan which activities you wish to partake in. Consider travelling to Andalusia and Portugal if the time of your travelling window allows, and enjoy the scent of the blooms of orange blossom and the many opportunities for authentic Spanish flamenco dancing.

Keeping It Sophisticated

There’s a significant chance that wherever you’re going in Spain, you’re going to be needing cool clothing, plenty of sun cream and high SPF products to protect your skin from sun damage and premature signs of ageing. When packing your bags in preparation of going to Spain, make sure you pack accordingly and select your favourite pieces of tailoring alongside some looser fittings items so that you can avoid becoming overheated and, there’s no other way of saying it frankly, sweaty. Before you go to Spain, think about consulting the current fashion trends and think about creating a few of the in style looks of the season.


Andy Higgs
Andy Higgs

I know what it's like to go from being a crazy backpacker without a care in the world, via being a vaguely sensible parent to being an adventurer once more. In other words, evolving into a Grown-up Traveller.

Like everyone else, I love to travel, have visited a lot of countries and all that but my big thing is Africa.

I also own and run The Grown-up Travel Company as a travel designer creating personalised African itineraries for experienced adventurers

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