The Andalucian city of Cordoba is one of a select few to lay claim to having been the most powerful city in the world. Around the first millennium AD, this city was a flourishing centre of culture, learning and creativity with a population estimated between 350,000 and 500,000 – to put this into perspective London and Paris each had around 20,000 at the time. After many a … [Read more...] about 6 Cheap or Free Things to Do in Cordoba, Spain
It’s no wonder that Spain’s one of the most popular holiday destinations in all of Europe, between its warm sunny weather, beautiful beaches and affordable dining. Both of the last two springs I’ve headed to Spain for an early year dose of sunshine and warmth, at the end of a long winter. And no matter if you’re travelling to Spain for a short vacation or for a longer … [Read more...] about 6 Tips for Travelling to Spain with Your Dog
I look back at our time living in Spain for six months and they are some of the best memories of my life. But that’s not to say we loved every minute of life in Spain. Some parts of Spanish life did not sit well with us at all. That said we are working our tails off to get to a stage where we can move to Spain fulltime, as nothing on the list below is anything we can’t work … [Read more...] about Living in Spain: Pros and Cons
Update: November 2017: Moving to Spain is clearly a popular topic, who knew my post about our cost of living in Spain would be so popular! I've added some more details and helpful resources to this article about living cost in Spain. We recently visited our old stomping ground and I made sure to zip through Mercadona to update my list of Spain supermarket prices so it would … [Read more...] about How Much Does It Cost to Live in Spain?
We've been living here in Daimús for nearly three weeks now. Our apartment is almost complete beachfront. As I sit typing this post I can hear the waves crash on the shore. We're told that this place comes alive in July and August as lots of people from Madrid keep apartments here and they spend the entire summer at the beach. It's a complete contrast to what we have … [Read more...] about In My Neighbourhood: Daimús