Cies Islands Galicia Beach

Perched on top of Portugal in the far northwestern corner of Spain, Galicia has so far remained under the radar of most British tourists, who instead choose to flock to the country’s balmy southern coastline or bustling central cities. But with a dramatic landscape that boasts everything from thundering waterfalls to pristine beaches, the region shouldn’t be overlooked. Read on to discover the best of what Galicia has to offer. Nestled between two sides of the Atlantic, Galicia has a unique character and a rugged…Continue Reading “Galicia: Spain’s undiscovered region”

Cies Islands Galicia Viewpoint2

Sitting just off the Galician coastline, the Cies Islands are an untamed paradise made up of pristine beaches, soaring cliffs and verdant forests. As a fiercely protected national park, the uninhabited islands have a ban on motorised vehicles along with strict visitation restrictions and a campsite as the only form of accommodation, providing the chance for a rustic, back-to-nature holiday that offers everything from swimming in crystal clear turquoise water to hiking through sun dappled pine forests. From the best beaches and the best hiking…Continue Reading “Cies Islands, Galicia | Everything you need to know”

Fervenza De Vieiros Galicia

Hidden right in the heart of the Galician forest, Fervenza de Vieiros is a striking waterfall that rivals those found in the jungles of Bali or Costa Rica. But unlike the waterfalls in Indonesia and Central America, this one remains relatively unknown and provides the unique opportunity to see a world-class waterfall without leaving Europe. And best of all, you’ll most likely have it all to yourself. Surrounded by a large mass of dense forest, Fervenza de Vieiros is an impressive setting with a powerful…Continue Reading “Fervenza De Vieiros, Galicia, Spain”

  If you’re craving some winter sun but don’t have the time, money or inclination to travel outside of Europe, Seville could, quite literally, be just the ticket. One of Europe’s sunniest cities, the Andalusian capital remains relatively balmy in the winter months, averaging around 20C in November and dropping only to a pleasant 16C from December through to February. Visit in November and you’ll see Christmas decorations juxtaposed with sunny backdrops, aromatic orange trees lining the streets and courtyards, and rooftop bars and al…Continue Reading “Winter sun: Seville in November”

Plaza de Espana Seville City Guide

  Sitting at the heart of Andalusia, Seville is Spain’s sunniest city, making it the perfect destination to visit all year round. The city’s Moorish history is reflected through a magnificent line-up of Mudejar palaces and mansions while the world’s largest Gothic cathedral dominates the skyline. Traditional tapas bars, experimental eateries and boutique hotels line the cobblestone streets, and rooftop bars draw crowds from January through to December. Discover where to stay, what to see, and where to eat and drink with this Seville travel…Continue Reading “Seville travel guide: The best places to stay, see, eat and drink”