We recently shared some photos on social media of some beautiful blossom we found and we had a lot of people asking where to find it. We struggled a lit bit ourselves as we knew the rough location but didn’t really know where we were going. Eventually we found a
10 things NOT to do in Spain
To me one of the best things about visiting a foreign country is to experience their customs and see different ways of life. Of course, the longer you spend in a country the more you learn, and it can be difficult to get to grips with all the differences if
What is the weather like in the winter on the Costa Blanca?
Something we get asked a lot by friends back in the UK, is how warm is it in Spain over the winter months. We also see this question get asked a lot in the Facebook expat groups! It really does depend where you are in Spain of course. The North
10 family friendly hotels on the Costa Blanca
If you’re planning a holiday to Spain then you’re not alone. Did you know that Spain is the most visited country by Brits, and the second most popular holiday destination in the world? Spain is particularly popular with families, mainly for the all year round great weather, amazing beaches, and
Things to do in Denia
If you’re spending time on the Costa Blanca you really will be spoilt for choice with amazing places to visit. We still have lots of places to explore in the region, but the ones we have visited so far haven’t disappointed. We recently spent a few days on the North
UPDATE on Spain’s Digital Nomad Visa
Last year we wrote about the possibility of Spain introducing a Digital Nomad Visa, which at the time was still going through the necessary talks in government. There has been an update in the last week which should benefit lots of people from non-EU countries who want to live and
What are the Three Kings celebrations in Spain?
If you have spent some time in Spain around Christmas time, you can’t have missed mentions of Los Reyes Magos or the Three Kings. It’s a great Spanish tradition that we highly recommend seeing, and for many Spaniards, Los Reyes Magos are a bigger deal than Father Christmas, with even
What are Eco-Stickers for driving in Spain and how do you get one?
A new environmental rule (El Distintivo Ambiental DGT in Spanish) is coming into effect for drivers in Spain but it doesn’t seem to have been publicised much until the last minute, so if this is news to you read on… From 1st January 2023 all cars in Spain must have
The main differences between the UK and Spain at Christmas
This year will be our fourth Christmas in Spain and we have definitely noticed some differences in how the holiday is celebrated. It’s been really interesting to see the different things that other nationalities do during the festive season, and we now have a mixture of Christmas traditions from both
Christmas food in Spain you need to try
With the Christmas season approaching we thought we’d share some information about the delicious foods that are eaten in Spain during the festive season so you can add some of these into your Christmas plans. Christmas in Spain is much less commercialised than in the UK, and features a lot