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  • Visiting Madrid on a budget

    Visiting Madrid on a budget

    Barcelona has Gaudi, Granada has the Alhambra, Santiago has the pilgrims – but if you’re looking for a Spanish city break then Madrid has a bit of everything. My recent Surprise…

  • The romance of Ronda, Andalucia, Spain
    Travel tales

    The romance of Ronda, Spain

    I have to confess I’m not much of a romantic. I don’t do Valentine’s Day, my husband and I don’t have a song, and I’m not 100% sure of the date…

  • Seville’s Plaza de España in pictures
    In pictures

    Seville’s Plaza de España // In pictures

    In a city overflowing with spectacular architecture, Seville’s Plaza de España takes things to another level. A grand sweeping semi-circle of buildings surrounds a canal with arching bridges and a central…

  • Winter in Seville, Spain
    Travel tales

    Winter in Seville

    Streets lined with orange trees, tapas bars hung with rows of hams, plazas full of horse-drawn carriages, flamenco shows and even a bull ring – Seville’s got everything you’d expect from…