Madrid Business trip by piccavey

The updated list of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world is just out. And two of the selected ones are Spanish. I´m thrilled that Barcelona and Madrid both feature in this latest list. Again highlighting what a great place Spain is

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Cathedral Tower Valladolid Spain

On a recent Autumn escape I travelled North to Valladolid to explore the region. Valladolid is a short train ride from Madrid and well known for its 5 wine regions: Ribera del Duero, Rueda, Toro, Tierra de León, and Cigales.

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Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona in Spring

A city break is always a great way to beat the cooler Autumn months. Most locations in Spain have plenty of blue skies and activities to fill a 48h escape. Some of my favourite destinations for city breaks in Spain

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Almeria City Spain by @piccavey

Guide to Almeria City + Photos After spending many Summer days in Almeria. I am sorting through hundreds of photos of the City and its province. Some of the pictures (all taken on my Samsung S8+ phone) are pretty good

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Carmen Santa Engracia Granada

An Abandoned Hotel Walking through the lower Albaicin, historic quarter in Granada you can see fabulous views across to the Alhambra. Carrera del Darro is often referred to as the prettiest street in the world. Next to the river, this cobbled street

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Todos los Santos Halloween in Spain

Halloween in Spain On the 1st of November Spain celebrates Todos los Santos. In the past All Saints Day was also celebrated in England too. This festival coincided with the Celtic festival of the dead (Samhain) and was a notable

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Huerta San Vicente Granada Spain F G Lorca

Lorca in Granada One of the most famous Granadinos is Federico García Lorca. A playwright, a poet and theatre director and considered the best Spanish poet of the 20th century. Lorca was born in 1898 in FuenteVaqueros. Since reading ´La

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Shopping Holiday in Miami

If you hear the term snowbird you make think that it is related to birdlife.  It actually refers to something else. Snowbirds do not fly, they are warm-blooded, they don´t have feathers. “Snowbird” is a human not a bird. A Snowbird is

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Benidorm Beach

If you have ever been on a Spanish holiday you may have noticed the way the locals set themselves up for a day at the beach. If you want to enjoy it like a local you are going to need

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View from Jaen Cathedral Spain by piccavey

The Andalusian province of Jaen is known for its Castles and Olive Oil. It is also a wonderful space to connect with nature as it has a vast amount of nature reserves and parks. In June I spent a day

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