La Mercè: Barcelona’s Incredible Festival

If you’re in Barcelona this weekend then you’re in for a treat. Starting on Friday 22nd September, the yearly celebration in honour of the Virgin of Mercy comes to the city: the festival La Mercè. By far the city’s biggest and most colourful street party, this festival of lights, giants, devils and fire is the headline…

The 10 Best European Cities to Visit in Autumn

Autumn, with its lower prices and smaller crowds, is the perfect time for a city break. Here is our list of the best European cities to visit now, as well as what to see and what to do. Bordeaux Popular with tourists in June and July, a ghost town in August (when the local population…

5 Places to Take the Kids in Malaga

Malaga is a beautiful part of southern Spain, with over 160km of stunning coastline and, inland, no less than fifteen officially protected nature reserves. Not only is this a beautiful part of Spain, it is also a popular destination for holidaymakers who come in search of sun, sea and sand in Malaga’s nearby resorts. Of…

7 (Almost) Free Things to Do in Alicante

There are plenty of things to do for free (or almost) when visiting Alicante, so whether you’re cash-strapped, stingy or just looking for holiday tips, we’ve compiled a list of the best budget activities to do in the city. Go for a stroll along the sea front The Explanada de España is a long, palm tree-lined…

Planning Your Time in Lloret de Mar

This blog post was originally published on thetravellerworldguide.com If you only have a limited time to spend in Lloret de Mar and want to see the best of this part of Catalonia, you may be looking for helpful planning tips to get the most out of your visit. There is a lot to see and…

Five of the best towns in malaga for day trips

A trip to Malaga isn’t all about beaches and bars. The area has a rich history dating back thousands of years, and a stunning landscape, ready for you to explore. Malaga has been inhabited for almost 3,000 years, and in that time various civilisations have called it home. This is reflected in its varied architecture,…