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Blogging My Way Back to Spain: Gran Canaria and a Competition For You With Clickstay!

“Traded in my sorrows for the joy that I borrowed, back in the day” – Kylie Minogue. Well I was backpacking in Valencia and Alicante long before this blog even existed. And I partied on terraces in Majorca and Menorca back in the day on textbook summer holidays with family, or even with the lads Read more about Blogging My Way Back to Spain: Gran Canaria and a Competition For You With Clickstay![…]

Thirsty Thursdays: 6 Quirky Bars From My Nights Out in Barcelona, Catalonia

“Sometimes I feel like I’m in Barcelona” – D Kay and Epsilon. The Catalonian capital of Barcelona is a city I could actually see myself living in. The odd thing about it is that Barcelona was never on my list of cities to visit – ever. I’m a bit of a travel cynic these days Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: 6 Quirky Bars From My Nights Out in Barcelona, Catalonia[…]

World Borders: How to Get from Spain to Gibraltar (Bus From Malaga to La Linea)

I’ve really enjoyed writing this one up as I have a complete obsession for these more unusual borders around the world. Sometimes there are even borders between places that others don’t class as a country. You might have read that I was recently backpacking in Gibraltar for the first time. It was my 46th country Read more about World Borders: How to Get from Spain to Gibraltar (Bus From Malaga to La Linea)[…]

World Borders: How to Walk From Gibraltar to Spain (Gibraltar Town to La Linea de la Concepcion)

In my ongoing world borders series I bust down border crossings to their simplest form to ensure you can all easily replicate my journeys, cross the same borders as me and realise there is more to travel than flying in and out of countries on a 6 day holiday (as much as I love that Read more about World Borders: How to Walk From Gibraltar to Spain (Gibraltar Town to La Linea de la Concepcion)[…]

Backpacking in the Basque Country: Top 5 Sights in Bilbao

After exploring magical Donostia in the Basque Country, I ended up in the city of Bilbao. Bilbao is the largest city in the Basque Country and also the liveliest. There’s always something happening. The city is built around a river and some hills, giving it a real feel of city identity. No countryside or scattered Read more about Backpacking in the Basque Country: Top 5 Sights in Bilbao[…]

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Backpacking in The Basque Country: Top 10 Sights in Donostia (San Sebastian)

The Basque Country is a place that has always interested me. Officially part of the Kingdom of Spain, however this is a country with its own language, flag and ways of life. I decided to head to the city of Donostia to check it out. Donostia is the name in the local language, to the Read more about Backpacking in The Basque Country: Top 10 Sights in Donostia (San Sebastian)[…]

Backpacking in Spain: Staying at Cat’s Hostel in Madrid

Believe it or not but 101 countries in, 709 cities and towns backpacked through on my journeys yet Madrid in Spain had somehow escaped me until 2015. Along with my time in Rome (Italy), it seemed that two of Europe’s most famous cities had failed to entice me thus far. But after my Tunisian and Read more about Backpacking in Spain: Staying at Cat’s Hostel in Madrid[…]