Sweet smelling vineyards

We checked out of Casa Sara bright and early before wondering around Pontevedra. Finding a supermarket, we stocked up on supplies before heading off. These were mostly chocolate based. My brother invested in a litre of cacolatte milk which did not last long at all. We also purchased chocolate yoghurts, fruit breakfast bars and pastries.... Continue Reading →

Day 7 of the hike

Having a comfortable lie-in was magical. We made our way to breakfast where we enjoyed pastries and yoghurt. Feeling refreshed it was time to set off. I thanked the receptionist for our stay. She kissed me goodbye and pointed us in the right direction. The day began walking downhill (what a treat). This did not... Continue Reading →

An interesting time to be in Barcelona…

'Vivir Catalonia,' (live Catalonia) the protesters chanted. Boarding the packed Metro train in the centre of Barcelona; teenagers, middle aged citizens and even those considerably older, squished onto the carriage wrapped in Catalonia's yellow and red flag. They proudly wore the emblem demonstrating their passion for their home region. While, their patriotism was comforting, I... Continue Reading →

A guide to Mallorca

With super cheap flights to Mallorca, it seemed rude not to go. I flew from London to Palma (Mallorca's capital) and back for just £80 with Easy Jet. A couple of months ago when I was playing around with Google Flights, Mallorca was the cheapest, sunniest, option. Not thinking too much about it I booked the... Continue Reading →

Day two in Barcelona

Websites,  books and fellow travelers claim the Sagrada Familia to be the number one site to see in Barcelona, having seen it, I can confirm that it is a spectacular work of art. It is astonishing to think that we, man kind have the ability to build such a ginormous, majestic, stunning building. Sagrada Familia's... Continue Reading →

Day one in Barcelona 

Hopping off the air conditioned Spanish metro at station Catalunya and journeying up the escalators you will be greeted with the hustle and bustle of the lively city Barcelona, directly in front of you is the tree lined, commercial Ramblas Street. This district is highly touristic with all your holiday gimmicks, from restaurants to souvenir... Continue Reading →

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