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Hot Air Balloon Pyrenees

What a Hot Air Balloon Ride is Really Like

A number of things are wrong. To begin with, I’m standing in a field surrounded by darkness, my mind pulling the duvet covers back over its head and mumbling into its pillow. Second, I’m…

Gin distillery apparatus in Mahon at Xoriguer Distillery

This Menorca Gin Distillery Will Change Your Mind About Spain

Menorca threw several surprises my way when I visited. Wild flowers, for one, with fields flush with poppies, violets and periwinkles all dancing like hippies in the sun. There were bronze age settlements for another, and olive oil-soaked cheese, cured lovingly by hand and made from milk gathered freshly that morning.

Picking olives in Andalucia - the olive harvest

How are olives harvested in Spain?

It all started with the police check last night.

Torchlight zig-zagged across the car and we huddled in the backseat.

“You are English,” said the policeman. “And yet you say you want…

Spain - Tenerife - Santa Cruz - Blue wall Abigail King in Spain in winter

Is it Worth Visiting Spain in Winter?

Spain in winter offers experiences that most travellers miss. Shrug off the tiring heat of summer and uncover what the Spaniards already know about making the most of the cooler months.

Inside the Convento de la Missio, Palma, Mallorca, Spain

How to Spend One day in Palma Mallorca

Sunny days, golden sandstone cathedrals, and probably the bluest waters in the world… Welcome to Palma de Mallorca! Make the most of 24 hours in the capital of the Balearics with this guide on how to spend one day in Mallorca

Questions about Spain- inside historical buildings in La Laguna in Tenerife, Canary Islands

Solo in Spain: Everything You Need to Know

From the best places in Spain for solo travel to our inside tips for solo travel in Spain, this in-depth guide will tell you everything you need to know about going solo in Spain. Vale!