8 hidden gems on the Costa Blanca to explore this summer

8 hidden gems on the Costa Blanca to explore this summer

As we hit the busy summer season on the Costa Blanca, many tourists will be flocking to the usual places like the beaches of Alicante, the waterparks and theme parks of Benidorm, and seaside resorts like Torrevieja. While these places are all well worth a visit, sometimes it’s nice to venture away from the tourist…

A day trip to Guadalest, the most beautiful village in Alicante
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A day trip to Guadalest, the most beautiful village in Alicante

One of the most beautiful and unique places we’ve visited on the Costa Blanca is definitely the small medieval village of Guadalest. For anyone looking for day trips on the Costa Blanca, this is a great destination to add to your itinerary. The small mountain village of El Castell Guadalest, better known just as Guadalest,…

12 of the best free things to do in Murcia city
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12 of the best free things to do in Murcia city

The city of Murcia in southeastern Spain, is somewhere that you don’t hear as much about compared to other larger Spanish cities, but if you’re looking for a beautiful city with a lot of history and culture you should definitely consider a visit. We visited Murcia for the first time last year and loved it,…

Santuario de Santa María Magdalena, Novelda – the Gaudi inspired church in Alicante

Santuario de Santa María Magdalena, Novelda – the Gaudi inspired church in Alicante

We recently discovered a new place in the Alicante province – well, new to us! The Santuario de Santa María Magdalena cathedral in Novelda is reminiscent of a smaller version of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, which is one of our favourite buildings since we got engaged there many years ago! To find out more…

A day trip to Tabarca Island – everything you need to know before you go

A day trip to Tabarca Island – everything you need to know before you go

Just a short boat ride from Alicante is the beautiful Isla de Tabarca, the smallest permanently inhabited island in Spain. The Island of Tabarca is the perfect place for a day trip for all ages, whatever the time of year. In less than an hour you can be away from the bustling cities and towns…