Vacation

Thomas Cook Holiday Complaints

Palma Nova Beach

We’ve all had our problems which we complain about when we go on holiday such as slow transfers after a long flight, a noisy building site next to the hotel, poor quality food, no sunbeds, etc. But sometimes the complaints we hear are beyond belief. Listed below are genuine complaints …

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Winter Holidays in Mallorca

Mallorca Self-Drive Tour

A Winter in Mallorca’ was the famous book written by George Sands describing the year she spent with the composer Chopin in Valldemossa. However, the purpose of this article is to let you know what the main resorts of Mallorca are like during the winter months should you fancy escaping …

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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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Goldcar Car Rental Rip-Off

Airport Car Hire

On a recent visit to Spain I did the usual search for the cheapest car rental from Malaga Airport. The car broker using the Cartrawler search technology came up with a great offer of a Volkswagen Golf or equivalent for €89 so I checked the terms and conditions of the …

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Birdwatching in Doñana National Park

Flamingos in Doñana National Park

The Doñana National Park consists of 50,720 hectares of protected land and is one of the largest and most ornithologically important wetlands in Europe. It is situated within the boundaries of three Spanish provinces, Seville, Huelva and Cádiz, in which there are vast wetlands, sand-dunes and forests of stone-pine and …

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