Spain Tourism

Top Ten Cathedrals in Spain

Segovia Cathedral

A few months ago I was sitting in the ‘Patio de los Naranjos’ outside the Mezquita in Cordoba when I overheard an American lady telling her friend that she wasn’t going to go inside the building because she was “all cathedraled out”. Now if you’ve been travelling around Spain at …

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How to Find the Best Foreign Exchange Rate

Foreign Exchange Rates

In the past tourists used to take a combination of travellers cheques and cash to cover their foreign currency requirements. Today travellers cheques aren’t widely accepted and are largely shunned by tourists in favour of using bank cards. Most people simply withdraw cash from the ATM abroad using their standard …

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Spanish Art and Artists

Sorolla's My Wife and Daughters in the Garden - Mi Esposa e Hijas en el Jardín

“Los Borrachos” by Diego Velazquez[/caption]If I told you that I’m a great lover of Spanish art then I’m afraid I’d be lying. When I visit a new city I’m always keen on visiting its main architectural attractions and (more importantly) its sports venues. Unfortunately, I’ve never been a great fan …

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When to Visit Spain

Beautiful Sight of a Field Full of Sunflowers in Spain

Probably the most common question we receive from visitors to our website is “when is the best time to visit Spain?”. What so many people don’t seem to realise is the size and diversity of the country. You’d be surprised at the number of times I’ve been asked for recommended …

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