Top 10 Things to Do in La Coruña, Spain

A Coruña, also known as La Coruña and Corunna, is a coastal city located on a rocky peninsula in northwestern Spain. It is the capital of the A Coruña province and is known as one of Galicia’s most attractive cities.…

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7 Things to Do in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Santiago de Compostela is a feast for the senses. As Galicia’s capital, and major pilgrimage site since the medieval era, the city is now a juxtaposition of traditional and modern culture, architecture and gastronomy. Santiago de Compostela’s historic district has…

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What to See in Lugo, Spain

Lugo is the capital city of the province of Lugo. With a population of 100,000, it is a lively hub of history, academia and gastronomy. Lugo is the only city in the world to be surrounded by completely intact Roman…

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3 Day Trips from Ourense, Galicia

Ourense is a distinguished city with an elegant old town, but the real beauty of it is its proximity to other nearby, rural towns like Allariz, Verín and Ribadavia. Check out these easy day trips from Ourense. Also check out our…

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Top 13 Things to Do in Granada, Spain

Granada, Spain lies at the foot of the frosted Sierra Nevada Mountains in Andalucía, which is a picturesque region with sprawling hillsides and miles of olive groves. Throughout its history, Granada has been a strategic city for its location near…

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Things to See in Caceres, Spain

The Romans founded the city of Cáceres in about 25 B.C. It is the capital of the Cáceres province in the Extremadura region of southwestern Spain. It is known to visitors as being one of the most attractive cities in…

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Top Things to See in León

Nestled in the province of Castile and León, the Spanish city of León is a magical city that draws visitors from across the world. In this top things to see in León list we will explore the history of the…

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10 Things to See and Do in Burgos

The old capital of the Kingdom of Castilla-Leon, Burgos lies in northern Spain. It was founded as an outpost during the Reconquista and is located next to the Arlanzon River. Burgos’ rich history is reflected in the numerous ancient remains…

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What to See and Eat in Ourense

Ourense is the capital of the Ourense province and a city known for its several hot springs called Burgas. Although there is evidence showing that the area has been occupied since the Paleolithic Era, the ancient Romans were the ones…

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The 20 Best Places to Visit in Barcelona

Barcelona is a city I’ve grown quite fond of – a place I called home for nearly two years! Located along the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona is the capital of Catalunya and is a modern metropolis whose rich past is proudly on…

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Best Day Trips From Barcelona

These five awesome day trips from Barcelona will really give you a sense of the culture and landscape of the Catalunyan region. There is so much history in this part of Spain, and if thoughts of sipping cava don’t entice…

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Top Day Trips from Madrid

Madrid boasts a plethora of things to see and do, but getting out of the city will reveal the country’s storied past and charming towns. After traveling to Spain several times over the last 15 years, I’ve had the opportunity to…

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