A 2-Minute Guide to the French Riviera

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Romanticism can be your inspiration in choosing your next holiday destination. Where else can you experience romance in the air and in the scenery than in the French Riviera.  In revealing the beauty of the French Riviera, it will only take 2 minutes of your reading time for you to fall in love with the […]

A Bit of Egyptian Sunshine

pyramids

It’s hard to describe Egypt in one word; a country so diverse and vast, yet from one side of the country to another, there’s such a world of difference. I guess ‘varied’ is probably the best way of describing it, yet the word really doesn’t do it justice. Steeped in ancient and fascinating history, Egypt […]

Top 5 European Summer Getaways

Palm trees in Malaga, one of our top 5 European Summer Getaways

Luxurious Spanish Beaches to Cheap Holidays in Italy: Our Top Summer Escapes in Europe When the city starts to get sticky in the summer heat, many European summer getaways are only a quick trip away. Whether you’re looking for the beach or just a cooler climate, there are plenty of spots in Europe that make […]

8 Cheap Weekend Breaks from Madrid

Malaga Beach

From skiing to sunbathing 8 weekend escapes for the budget traveler! 1. Lisbon Getting from Madrid to Lisbon is pretty inexpensive, with plane fares as low as 25 euros each way on Easyjet. The flight takes around 6 hours each way (there’s a layover), but the trip is easy to make over a three or […]

3 Romantic Weekend Getaways

Seville Alcazar

3 Romantic Valentine’s Day Getaways that are Sure to Impress Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and one of the benefits of living in Spain is how easy it is to plan last minute romantic weekend getaways. Spain itself has countless romantic destinations, but if you are looking to add to the mood by […]

It’s Greece vs. Spain for Holidays in 2013

Spanish Islands

Explore thousands of years of history, from ancient ruins and medieval villages to large, modern cities. Enjoy spectacular beaches, go island hopping, or indulge in a mountain adventure– the options are vast. Choosing between Greece and Spain for a holiday destination may prove difficult, as each country offers all of the above attractions and more, […]

Best in Bologna: Golosa Italia Food Tours in Bologna

White truffles and tagliatelle

I don’t usually take many tours when traveling, as I really prefer to see the sights at my own pace. However, when I do decide to trust a guide to show me something, it is usually when food is involved. A food tour can be an amazing experience, as the guide often has years of […]

Best in Bologna: Il Convento dei Fiori di Seta

Il Convento dei Fiori di Seta Bologna

When you love to travel as much as possible, it is usually necessary to keep to a budget. But, sometimes, a special occasion comes around and you have the chance to treat yourself to a bit of luxury. We headed to Bologna for my birthday weekend, and we treated ourselves to accommodation at a small […]

Best in Bologna: Aemilia Hotel

Bologna porticos

As we searched Ryanair and Skyscanner for cheap flights from Madrid, we stumbled upon a direct connection to Bologna. Luckily, instead of turning it down for one of its more popular cousins (think historic Florence or romantic Venice), we (luckily) had already been told of Bologna’s distinct charm and incredible gastronomy. We didn’t think twice […]

Cooking in Bologna: The Perfect Weekend Break

Making tortelloni

Calling All Foodies: Get to Bologna Now! Teaching in Spain can be stressful— commuting to your school, whiny kids, teacher drama, and private classes can make you a little crazy by Friday afternoon. Luckily, there are countless places to escape the workweek and enjoy a weekend break. In fact, almost all of the English teachers […]