The idea of a family holiday booked solely around an episode of Rick Stein’s Spain series unnerved me. In fact, not even a whole episode, but an aspect of one episode: Iberico ham. We were off to the isolated (and generally unheard-of) region of Extremadura because my food-mad husband had been seduced by tales of
Guest blog by Claus Sorensen, founder of Spain Holiday, the number-one holiday-rental site for Spain. I have been living in Spain for the last 13 years and in that time have become a devout Hispanophile. To prove it, I even married a local Malagueña! Perhaps unsurprisingly, people are always asking me where I like to
My friend Katy Regan and I went on our second mini-break recently. Mini-break number one was to Barcelona in the summer of last year, this time we decided to take in Tallinn. In both cities we did hours of walking but Tallinn by comparison is much, much smaller and more compact than Barcelona and easier to navigate around, although I wish I hadn’t insisted on wearing heels all the time – not the best choice of footwear for cobbled streets, stylish but silly.
It has somehow become an regular occurrence in my life that at any party where there is at least one adult, I will always be asked: “So… what are you up to at the moment?”. In response, I provide my much-rehearsed reply of “Well, I’m studying Spanish at Bristol University”. Cue a follow-up question: “Oh really – why Spanish?”. Now, to this I could
We spoke to Derek Moore, AITO Chairman, and he shared his thoughts on Spain and the recent terrorist attack.