Our travel guides, travel tips, and articles for Spain written based on personal travel, research, and experience. We have visited Spain numerous times and spent months slowly traveling around the country.

Our guides and articles on Spain are written for backpackers, flash packers, digital nomads, slow travelers, and budget travelers, looking to explore Spain.

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15 of the Best Cities to Live in Europe for Expats

What are the best cities to live in Europe for expats? As expats living in Europe we asked ourselves that same question a few years ago.  Are you considering moving…

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The BEST Hostels in Seville 2022 – Andalusia on a Budget

Looking for the best hostels in Seville? There are a lot to pick form but not every Seville hostel is worth your patronage. We’ve picked out what we think are…

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18 of the Best Beaches in Europe – 2022 Beach Lover’s Guide

Are you searching for the best beaches Europe has to offer? With a wide variety of landscapes and climates, Europe is home to many unique beaches.  We’ll introduce you to…

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The BEST Hostels in Malaga 2022 – Spain on a Budget

Are you looking for the best hostels in Malaga? While there are a bunch to pick from not all Malaga hostels are created equal. Situated on the sparkling yellow shores…

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19 Things to Do in Malaga, Spain – Costa del Sol

Lovers of history, sunshine, tapas, wine, and all-night parties will find a million and one things to do in Malaga. We sure did! Malaga, and Southern Spain in general, is…

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The Secret Spain – Hidden Gems in Spain

Do you want to uncover Spain’s secrets? Let’s talk about some hidden gems in Spain; places that are often missed by tourists.  You have probably heard about the most popular…

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Essential Things to Do in Seville – Exploring Andalusia, Spain

Travelers who enjoy a mix of grandiose historical ambiance and modern trappings of the New World will find loads of things to do in Seville. We sure did!  Southern Spain…

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16 Awesome (and Cheap) Things to Do in Barcelona

There are about a million and one things to do in Barcelona for just about any kind of traveler.  Barcelona might be best know as the “City of Gaudí” but…

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What Are the Best Cities in Europe to Visit? – 35 Great European Destinations

“What are the best cities in Europe to visit?” We get this question very often. All the time, really. So, we decided to write a mega guide to our favorite…

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5 Day Trips From Madrid You Need to Take – Exploring Spain

As many reasons as there are to visit Spain’s capital there are almost as many reasons to take a day trip from Madrid.  Madrid is a fantastic city, of that…

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When This is Over – Oh, The Places We Will Go!

Thinking about travel is very hard right now. With many of us isolated in our homes, borders around the globe closed, international air travel halted…the world is suddenly looking far…

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Cami dels Bons Homes – 5 Day Pyrenees Hiking Adventure

The Cami dels Bons Homes is a historic trail that spans across three countries – Spain, Andorra, and France. We embarked on a five day Pyrenees hiking adventure on the…

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The Best Tours in Barcelona, Spain – Barcelona Tour Mini Guide

What are the best tours in Barcelona? We often get asked by our readers to recommend the best tours in Barcelona. So, for that reason, we’ve created this guide to…

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Best Hikes in Spain – Great Hikes You Might Not Know About

Are you looking for the best hikes in Spain? You’ve come to the right place.  Quick, what is the first things that come to mind when you think of Spain? Is…

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5 of the Best Beaches in Barcelona – A Beach Lover’s Guide

If you’re looking for the best beaches in Barcelona we’ve got you covered! Beautiful Barcelona is home to some great beaches where sun worshipers can top up their tan, play…

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Best Day Trips From Barcelona Spain – Plus Tour Options!

After visiting this amazing city you might wonder what the best day trips from Barcelona are. We’re here to help! Catalonia is a veritable cornucopia of impressive places to visit…

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The Best Hotels in Seville, Spain – Where to Stay in Seville

Looking to stay in one of the best hotels in Seville? We’ve done the work for you and whittled down the number of hotel options in Seville to 11 of…

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Essential Things to Do in Granada Spain – Exploring Andalusia

,Inquisitive travelers will spend days and hours keeping busy with all the things to do in Granada, Spain.  Granada is best known as the home of the Alhambra, one of…

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10 Best Boutique Hotels in Barcelona – Where to Stay in Barcelona in Style

If you’re on the lookout for some incredible Barcelona hotels then you’ve come to the right place! We’ve taken it upon ourselves to do the hard work. We’ve compiled a…

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5 Best Ski Resorts in Spain

If you ask the millions of tourists who go to Spain each year skiing may not be among the top reasons they travel to the country. Most travelers head to…

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The BEST Hostels in Granada – Spain on a Budget

The Best Hostels in Granada Are you searching for the best hostels in Granada? While there are some pretty great Granada hostels, not all are amazing. We’re here to help…

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The BEST Hostels in Madrid – Spain on a Budget

The Best Hostels in Madrid, Spain. Are you looking for the best hostels in Madrid? Not all Madrid hostels are created equal, and we’re here to help you find the right…

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Essential Things to Do in Cordoba, Spain – Exploring Andalusia

History buffs (and a lot of other folks) will find plenty of things to do in Cordoba, Spain. Cordoba is one of Spain’s most beautiful cities, and the perfect place…

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15 Essential Things to Do in Madrid, Spain

 Most travelers don’t have to look far to find a lot of great things to do in Madrid, Spain.  When you think about Madrid you most likely think of fiestas,…

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The Best Hostels in Valencia – Spain on a Budget

The Best Hostels in Valencia Looking for the best hostels in Valencia, Spain? While there are many Valencia hostels, not all are that great. We’re here to help you pick…

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The BEST HOSTELS in Barcelona – Spain on a Budget

Looking for the best hostels in Barcelona? While there are many, not every Barcelona hostel is created equal. Out of all the Barcelona hostels around we’ve picked out what we…

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Things to Do in Barcelona at Night – Getting Down in BCN

Barcelona is one of those cities that truly comes alive at night. Whether you’re a barfly, cultural connoisseur or just like to dance the night away, there’s something for everyone…

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15 of the Best Tapas Restaurants in Barcelona You NEED to Visit

Where are the best tapas restaurants in Barcelona? We’re glad you asked! Spain and Tapas are as synonymous as Italy and pasta. It’s like a national dish, only better. Better…

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10 of the Best Boutique Hotels in Madrid – Explore Spain in Style

If you’re on the lookout for some fantastic Madrid hotels then you’re in the right place. We’ve compiled a list of the best boutique hotels in Madrid to give you…

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Best Beaches in Costa del Sol – Sun and Surf in Spain

The Best Beaches in Costa del Sol The best beaches in Costa del Sol Spain are waiting for you with blue and golden arms wide open! In the southern part…

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Andalucia Travel Tips – Exploring Andalucia on a Budget

Andalucia Travel – Exploring Andalucia, Spain on a Budget Located in the south of Spain Andalucia has a deeply layered history dating back to the Bronze Age. We recently spent…

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Barcelona on a Budget – Backpacking Barcelona

Barcelona on a Backpacking Budget Barcelona, The City of Gaudi. Deeply steeped in history, seemingly every nook and cranny of this city has a story to tell. Barcelona is busy, beautiful…

Overtourism in Barcelona – Why You Should Come and Why You Should Leave

Like many other amazing cities in Europe overtourism in Barcelona is a growing concern for locals. We visited Barcelona many times and have seen the effects of its popularity first…

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Day Trips From Barcelona: Power and Peace in Montserrat

Day Trips Barcelona – Exploring Montserrat When in Barcelona you MUST take a day trip to Montserrat! She grabbed my arm, a signal to stop. In a low, excited whisper…

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Ten Things All Great Hostels Have in Common

Traveling on a budget means you will likely be staying in hostels for at least a portion of your journey. The trick to enjoying your stay is knowing how to…