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Explore like a local: things to do in Tenerife

Explore like a local: things to do in Tenerife

Tenerife is a diverse island, full of nature, nightlife, stunning beaches, and hidden villages. There’s a wide variety of hostels scattered throughout the island that fits any type of lifestyle: surfers, hikers, beach-goers, history buffs, and much more. When some people travel to Tenerife, they tend to stick to their resort and the beach. However,…

Moving to Barcelona: 8 tips to transform from tourist to local

Moving to Barcelona: 8 tips to transform from tourist to local

You’re hugging family and friends goodbye, squeezing your life into a suitcase (closing that zipper is hell!) and moving to Barcelona?  Moving to Barcelona was my BEST. DECISION. EVER.  Living in that buzzing city means mystery, history, art, culture, opportunity, sunshine, mountains, beaches, and an almost-sleepless social life! I lived in Barcelona for two years….

Camino de Santiago route planner – everything you need to know to start your journey

Camino de Santiago route planner – everything you need to know to start your journey

Looking for a Camino de Santiago route planner? Look no further! Walking the Camino is the dream of many travellers from all over the world who want to explore in a different way. I’ve been dreaming about the Camino since I was 13, when I read ‘The Pilgrimage’ by Paulo Coelho. This year, I turned…

The best hostels in Valencia for every type of traveller Best hostels in Valencia

The best hostels in Valencia for every type of traveller

How to find the best hostels in Valencia for your trip Ahhh Valencia, how we love you so! We’re not sure if it’s the mystical coastline, stunning historical architecture or the to-die-for food, but something keeps drawing us back… That’s why we’ve created our guide to the best hostels in Valencia. Foodies, come and discover…

The best hostels in Seville for every type of traveller Best hostels in Seville

The best hostels in Seville for every type of traveller

How to find the best hostels in Seville for your trip Of all Spain’s cities, Seville – the Andalusian capital, is by far the swankiest. This is a city that delights in the finer things in life; constant sunshine, riverside living, alfresco dining, live music and dancing until late into the night. On top of…

Dragons, books and roses: how to celebrate Sant Jordi Day

Dragons, books and roses: how to celebrate Sant Jordi Day

Every April 23rd, the streets of my city, Barcelona, fill with red roses and book stands, for a celebration steeped in history. Have you heard about Sant Jordi Day? It’s one of the most beautiful festivals in Catalonia and the most romantic. Brits may already know Sant Jordi as St. George, the patron saint of…

Six Easter traditions in Spain

Six Easter traditions in Spain

Forget basket-wielding bunnies and gorging yourself silly on chocolate, Easter in Spain is a sombre affair. The whole week of Semana Santa (Holy Week) is passionately celebrated with religious processions, masses and music. The festivities begin on Domingo de Ramos (Palm Sunday) and last until Lunes de Pascua (Easter Monday), but the most elaborate events…

The best hostels in Spain for every backpacker

The best hostels in Spain for every backpacker

Stunning beaches, warm weather almost all year round and amazing food might be some of the things that come to your mind when you think about Spain, not to mention the great fiestas you can find! Urban cities like Barcelona and Madrid meet the orange fields in Sevilla and the rebel waves in San Sebastian…

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