4 Spanish Looks for Summer

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Summer is on its way, and with it comes the chance to shop for some new summer clothes.  Spain is home to some of the world’s best fashion designers, which makes for stylish choices no matter your budget. For some summer inspiration, we’ve come up with 4 Spanish looks for summer— each inspired by a […]

My Trip Diary: Madrid to Seville and Cadiz

Seville Alcazar

By the end of January, I was getting a little tired of the cold and the rain in Madrid. Checking a map, I looked up the southernmost towns of Spain where there were bound to be some warmer, sunnier places I could spend a weekend. I hadn’t realized it before, but Cadiz and Seville are […]

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 […]

10 Best Spanish Festivals You Can’t Miss

Las Fallas Best Spanish Festival

Everyone knows that Spain is synonymous with fun and fiestas, and it is true that this part of the Iberian Peninsula is home to some crazy Spanish festivals. From throwing tomatoes at one another to burning the enormous figures people spent a year creating, the best Spanish festivals are quite out of the ordinary. A […]

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 […]

Seville: The Ultimate Spanish City Break

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The one constant I had in my auxiliar life was the need to travel. Thanks to short work weeks, endless local holidays and puentes, and the money I made from tutoring, I was able to make weekend trips a reality and see nearly all of Spain. For language assistants, a weekend trip to Seville is […]