Barcelona Holiday Time, Spain

Although Barcelona is not the obvious choice for a Christmas holiday getaway, if you’re interested in Christmas cheer without the possibility of snow – this might be the place. Barcelona can hold its own in the European Christmas market industry boasting at least 4 large holiday markets throughout the city. One of my first yearsContinue reading “Barcelona Holiday Time, Spain”

Bilbao – short trip

Had I known that Bilbao was such a rainy city, I might have ended up here five years ago on my first trip to Spain. Due to Bilbao’s proximity to the Atlantic ocean, it has a temperate climate; never too hot or too cold. I am a definite lover of rain and was overjoyed toContinue reading “Bilbao – short trip”

Tarragona, Spain

Tarragona is a wonderful place that somehow became an integral part of this Canadian’s life. I first visited in 2015 on a day trip to Tarragona and Sitges with one tour guide and one other tourist. It was an interesting trip and as there were only three of us, the guide told us so muchContinue reading “Tarragona, Spain”

Vic,Spain

Whether you’re a tourist or an expat, a short trip in Spain usually involves a seaside town or bustling city. Although Catalonia has some truly breathtaking seaside gems, there are many wonderful mountain, and national park regions. Ski resorts, nature hikes, mountain biking, and historic towns, are just a few possibilities that offer another typeContinue reading “Vic,Spain”

Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

The Canary Islands always hold so much wonder and amazement to me. We have traveled to two so far, and can’t wait to visit the next five. Although there are similarities in the commercial areas such as chain stores, restaurants and services, each island has different landscapes and a distinctly different energy. Whereas Lanzarote boastsContinue reading “Fuerteventura, Canary Islands”