Coming to Barcelona soon? Backpacking around the world? Visiting family for the week? Well, I know that when I pack for any type of travel I always say I’ll just bring a few things, but end up sitting on my suitcase, with maybe even the help of a friend to close it. I’ve been searching…

Paella is a typical Spanish recipe and is traditionally cooked in a “paellera” – a round flat pan with two handles. It is normally made using shellfish, but it can also be made with chicken or rabbit. In many Spanish villages, especially along the coast, they use giant paelleras on festival days which are big…

You should live in Madrid at least once in your life. It’s a compact fun filled city with so much atmosphere. Here are 29 reasons why everyone needs to live in Madrid at least once… 1. You can walk pretty much everywhere in the centre 2. You always bump into someone you know 3. There’s…

Travelling in Europe can be quite cheap with all the low cost companies, but they can sting you if need to check extra bags or go overweight. Here are some useful tips when traveling, and how to get the cheapest flights and best deals available. Read on! Skyscanner One thing that I love about Skyscanner is…

1. Toledo Until the year 1561, Toledo was the capital of Spain. It stands 70km south of Madrid, easily accessible by train (30 mins with Renfe) and coach, (1hr). This lovely medieval city offers a great day out. From the gothic cathedral and the alcazar castle, to the historical swords and souvenirs. If you only have a…

So you’re travelling through Europe (or even the world) and finally arrive at a location that you just feel that you need to stay…longer… that is, not as a tourist. Here are a few ideas for jobs that are quite easily available for 3-6 months or more, where you might not get rich, but you’ll…