Discover the mesmerising drama of flamenco in Seville

flamenco in seville

When you think of Spain and Spanish culture, flamenco immediately springs to mind. Dramatic dancing, soulful tunes, colourful costumes and the rhythmic strumming of acoustic guitars are the iconic images and sounds of Spain. We had a few wonderful encounters with flamenco in Seville, and they were some of the highlights of our trip. So […]

The incredible Alhambra: photos, facts and visitor guide

Alhambra Nasrid Palaces exterior

Of all the castles and palaces I have ever wanted to visit (and there are a few!), none compares to the Alhambra in Granada Spain. There’s something mystical about the red fortress complex that fires your imagination. Here are some of my favourite Alhambra photos and facts as well as information for planning your visit. […]

Romantic Rovinj old town – where sunsets linger

Sunset Rovinj old town

If chasing romantic sunsets is one of your favourite things to do on your travels, I suggest you head to Rovinj old town. Here the sun seems to hover over the horizon endlessly before sinking into the Adriatic sea. The sky bursts into shades of pink, red and orange before the light finally fades. And […]

Postcard from Piran on the Slovenian Riviera

Piran Slovenia

Welcome to Piran, an enchanting city on Slovenia’s Adriatic coast. Venetian style palazzos line its streets, fresh sea breezes tickle your nose and seagulls preside over its pretty harbour. In Tartini square restaurants prepare the catch of the day. It’s the kind of place you could relax in for a long while. Sadly we only […]