7 Best Hotels in Madrid For All Budgets (2020) Feb 22, 2020

Narrowing down the best hotels in Madrid can be challenging. As of January 2020, Spain’s capital boasted more than 4,500 listings on booking.com alone. Considering that the number of...

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How Did I Learn Spanish (And How Can You)? Jan 12, 2020

I totally understand how you feel. 🤯 You want to learn Spanish. Or improve your Spanish. But learning and studying a language is hard. And daunting. Where do you start? Are you even...

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5 Best Tapas Bars in Triana Dec 21, 2019

You’ve heard of Triana. That over-the-river Seville neighbourhood which has famously been the home of proud flamenco dancers, bullfighters and wonderful ceramic artists.

Well, it’s also...

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5 Best Tapas Bars in Seville Dec 06, 2019

In a city with 3,000 tapas bars, it can be hard to narrow down which ones are worth your time. How can you possibly pick out the best tapas bars in Seville when there’s one around every...

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5 Best Tapas Bars on Calle Ponzano Nov 06, 2019

If you want to eat tapas where the locals eat tapas in Madrid, Calle Ponzano is calling your name.

You could think of Calle Ponzano as similar to Cava Baja in that it’s one of ...

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Best Vegetarian Tapas in Madrid Oct 22, 2019

Despite Spain’s deep obsession with jamón, finding the best vegetarian tapas in Madrid is as simple as walking into any neighbourhood tapas bar.

Spain has gotten a bad rap in the past...

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Mercado de San Miguel: Ultimate Eating & Drinking Guide Aug 31, 2019

The Mercado de San Miguel is on every Madrid visitor’s to do list. And for good reason – it’s the home to an incredible array of Spanish food, it’s smack bang in the centre...

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Where to Eat in Cordoba: My Top 5 Tapas Bars Aug 07, 2019

Let’s face it: you’re probably in Cordoba to visit the mosque. And visit the mosque you must. It’s breathtaking. A true wonder of the world. But while you’re there, you need...

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Epic Off-The-Beaten-Path Madrid Tapas Tour Jul 16, 2019

There’s nothing more madrileño than a tapas crawl. If you’re in one of the neighbourhoods outside the historic center, even better. The bars and restaurants...

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REAL Paella Valenciana Recipe Jun 02, 2019

Always wondered what a REAL paella valenciana is like? Well, on New Year’s Eve, after a few drinks, a Valencian friend offered to come to my house and show me how to make one. I just had to...

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Perfect Tortilla de Patatas Recipe May 18, 2019

The first tortilla I ever made wound up all over the floor (arg, the dreaded flip!). But practice makes perfect, and now I think I can turn out a pretty good Spanish omelette. So this is my recipe...

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11 Things You Should NOT Do In Spain May 11, 2019

I get it. You’re coming to this country and hoping to get in sync with the locals. In short, you’re wondering what NOT to do in Spain.

Well, I’ve been here since 2011 and in that...

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