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…

The fascinating El Cau de Mariano Ros – a free open air museum in Elche

The fascinating El Cau de Mariano Ros – a free open air museum in Elche

We recently discovered a hidden gem near Elche – how we had lived in Spain for almost 5 years without knowing about it beats me! It was actually someone in my Costa Blanca Facebook Group who mentioned El Cau de Mariano Ros open air museum and we knew we had to visit. If you are…

10 of the best UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Spain
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10 of the best UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Spain

If you prefer to spend your holidays learning about the history and experiencing the culture of a country rather than laying on the beach, then Spain is the perfect destination as there are plenty of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Spain to visit. While many people think that Spain is all beaches and sangria, it’s…

Visiting Santa Bárbara Castle, Alicante – everything you need to know
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Visiting Santa Bárbara Castle, Alicante – everything you need to know

Alicante is a fantastic city, full of culture and history. There are so many museums, galleries and historical sites to visit, with one of the top attractions in Alicante being the iconic landmark of Santa Bárbara Castle. This castle is so important to the city that it’s a must-visit in Alicante, whether you’re a history…

Carmen del Campillo, Casa Morisca – The hidden Moroccan tea room in Crevillente

Carmen del Campillo, Casa Morisca – The hidden Moroccan tea room in Crevillente

When you live in an area popular with travellers and tourists, it can be hard to find new places to visit that not many people have heard of before – but we found one! The Alicante province is full of some amazing Moroccan and Moorish style architecture due to 5 centuries of Islamic rule from…

1 day Alicante itinerary: must see places
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1 day Alicante itinerary: must see places

Alicante on Spain’s Costa Blanca is a vibrant port city, famous for its long stretches of beautiful sandy beaches. Whether you’re visiting the beautiful city of Alicante in Spain on a quick mini-break, or are planning a day trip to Alicante from elsewhere in Spain, you’ll find plenty to see and do. We’ve lived in…

Ultimate guide to Elche: things to do and places to visit

Ultimate guide to Elche: things to do and places to visit

We’re spoilt for choice with amazing places to visit on the Costa Blanca, and one of our favourite towns in this area is Elche. World famous for the number of palm trees in the town (over 200,000), Elche has an interesting history which can be seen in the Moorish and Baroque architecture across the city….