I was really unsure if I should do a day trip from Barcelona to Girona by train because I wasn’t sure if Girona is worth visiting. But when I got there I loved it. Maybe it’s because I’m a sucker for city walls, where you can walk on top of, and for colourful houses next to some water. Girona has both and much more. Continue reading to find out why my Girona day trip from Barcelona was one of my favourite day trips.Read more
The street art in Valencia is awe-inspiring. And as much as I love to just wander the streets to discover new pieces of art, it’s fascinating to learn about the meanings behind street art. So I strolled through the city, especially the el Carmen neighbourhood, since that’s where most of the street art is located, and tried to look up the meaning of the art afterwards. In this article, I want to share some of the best street art in Valencia I found and the meaning behind them.Read more
Paella is internationally considered to be a national dish of Spain, but actually, it’s just a national dish of the Valencian region. In its current form, paella originates from the rural area just outside of Valencia, around Albufera Lake. So, if you visit Albufera Valencia paella is a must!
Nowadays, the Albufera region is a national park and besides being known to be the origin of Paella, it’s also known for its natural beauty. It makes for a great day trip or a half-day trip from Valencia. You’ll be rewarded with some amazing views. And the best part is you can get vegan paella in the hometown of Paella. So, let’s go explore Albufera Valencia.Read more
Valencia, the third largest city in Spain, has a lot to offer. And compared to the biggest cities in Spain, Madrid and Barcelona, it’s unbelievable how budget-friendly Valencia is. There are many amazing, free things to do in Valencia. It’s a great place to experience that travel and sightseeing don’t have to be expensive.
You can discover many beautiful things by just wandering through the city, which is always free. But if you want to know some specific Valencian free things to do keep on reading.Read more
Valencia is still underrated as a tourist destination. It “only” has about 2-4 million visitors each year, which is still a lot. But compared to the roughly 30 million visitors every year in Barcelona, it’s not that much after all. The city has a lot of traditional touristy things to offer but there are also many cool, unusual things to do in Valencia.Read more
Granada and Malaga are two highly recommended cities in Andalusia, Spain. So you might consider setting a base in one of them and visiting the other as a day trip. Malaga is definitely the bigger city with almost 580,000 inhabitants compared to Granada with about 230,000 inhabitants. But size is not everything in the battle of Granada vs Malaga. Keep reading to find out why I prefer Granada over Malaga. The smaller city has so much more to offer than their main tourist attraction Alhambra. Check out my article 10 Reasons To Visit Granada. Of course, that doesn’t mean Malaga isn’t worth a day trip. There are plenty of things you can do in Malaga.Read more
Christmas time is here! And what can get you more in a festive mood than a nice Christmas market? Strolling through a beautifully decorated market, warming your hands on a hot cup of mulled wine or tea, hearing Christmas carols, …. Are you already in a Christmassy mood? I know I am. One thing to bring me out of this holiday spirit is being hungry and not being able to get any vegan food. This won’t happen in Vienna, the Christmas markets in Vienna have amazing vegan options! Keep reading to find out which are the best to visit and which have the best vegan food.Read more
Malaga is the second biggest city in Andalusia and the sixth biggest city in Spain. It’s located on the coast and it’s easy to get to. So you might ask yourself: Is Malaga worth visiting? I’ll go over what to do in Malaga first and give you my honest review if it’s worth visiting at the end.Read more
Why would you just go to see the ruins of an Arab Bath in Granada when you can visit a functional Arab Bath? Okay, if you’re interested in history visiting the ruins of ancient baths will be worth it. But go to a modern Arab Bath as well though, so you can experience how the ancient baths must have been in their time. It’s a perfect way to relax after a day exploring Granada. And Granada has a lot to explore, read my article about it here. Even if you’re just in Granada to visit Alhambra relaxing in a Hammam afterwards is a perfect way to end the day. You can check out my tips for visiting Alhambra here.Read more
I spent one whole month in Porto and I put the best things of my time there in this ultimate 3 day Porto itinerary.
Porto makes for a perfect long weekend getaway or a stop on your Portugal trip. It has a charming old town and it’s close to the beach. With this 3 day Porto itinerary, you’ll be able to experience the best Porto and its surroundings have to offer.Read more