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Things to do in Valencia in 2 days

  • October 28, 2019
Things to do in Valencia

When we moved to Spain one of the things we were most excited about was to visit a lot more of the country. We haven’t done too badly on holidays in the past, we’ve visited Barcelona, Granada, and Costa del Sol as well as various cities on the Costa Blanca such as Alicante and Benidorm, but there are so many more Spanish locations on our list. For my birthday a >>

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Expat Life

9 things you learn when you move to Spain

  • October 7, 2019

Living in Spain is quite different from living in the UK in many ways – and not just because of the weather! We’ve been here for 4.5 months now and we are all getting used to the way of life and learning how things are done here. There are some things that take a bit of getting used to though and some things you might not have even thought about >>

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Spain Travel

5 fun things to do in Alicante

  • September 30, 2019

If you’re looking for a seaside city in Spain for your next family holiday, we’d recommend adding Alicante to your list. There are so many great things to do in Alicante, with something for everyone from beaches to museums, shopping to sightseeing. Alicante is on the Costa Blanca, on the southeastern coast of Spain. It’s just a 2-hour flight from the UK and there are plenty of cheap flights via >>

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Days Out Spain

A Day Out At Rīo Safari Park, Elche

  • June 26, 2019

It’s been a while since I wrote a day out post so thought I’d do my first Spanish family day out! I’ll be writing a lot of posts about things to do on the Costa Blanca with children as we explore more, so if you are planning a holiday to this area of Spain keep an eye out for my suggestions of things to do with kids in Alicante and >>

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Parenting

A Few Reasons Why We’ve Decided To Move to Spain

  • May 14, 2019

As I announced last week, we’re moving to Spain at the end of the month. We’ve found a house, booked our removals, and bought one-way tickets! It’s getting very exciting but also terrifying the closer it gets. We kept it quiet for so long as we wanted to make sure everything was certain before telling people – you never know what’s going to happen with a house sale! It’s been >>

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Travel

Viva España! Our Family Summer Holiday

  • August 17, 2018
Viva España!

I’m currently in one of those back-to-work post-holiday moods so thought I’d write a little holiday blog post to cheer myself up and let you all know what we’ve been up to. A couple of days after school finished for the summer holidays we jumped on a plane to Alicante. Normally I’d say in search of some sun, but it was still pretty hot here when we left. However, ‘hot’ >>

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Travel

7 Reasons You Need To Visit Gran Canaria On Your Next Holiday

  • February 26, 2018

Are you thinking about summer holidays yet? It’s hard not to when the weather in the UK seems to have been cold and grey forever. If you’re thinking about jetting off somewhere sunny, have you considered Gran Canaria? We went for the first time last summer and it was one of the best holidays we’ve been on. We had such a great time that I’ve listed 7 reasons you need >>

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