Such a vivid landscape of colors, music, dancing, and histories of conquering, vanquishing, and defending. There’s something for everyone in Spain but it is diverse geography that includes islands and cultures riven by conflicts of the 20th century.

What inspires you? The tapas bars? Recharging on the beaches of San Sebastian and the Costas? The nightlife of Barcelona and Madrid? The architecture of Barcelona or the unique museums of Madrid and Bilbao? For me, it’s the Moorish heritage of southern Spain – the Alhambra, Cordoba, Seville, and the old town of Granada. Whatever is exciting to you right now – look for it below and start planning!

Best Things to See and Do in Spain

El Ecants, Barcelona, Spain

Itching for a bargain: Discover the 8 best flea markets in Barcelona

Whether you are after some vintage clothes, a hidden treasure that offers a link back to the city’s past, or simply a second-hand bargain, here is a comprehensive guide to…

Alcazar of Segovia

55 Famous Landmarks in Spain 2024

This article was originally published as 55 Famous Landmarks in Spain by Monique Skidmore at Trip Anthropologist Spain’s histories of conquest, Christianity, and invasion are only a part of what…

San Sebastian Walking Tour

A Guide to Free Tours in San Sebastian 2024

Free tours in San Sebastian are in good supply, so how do you choose a good one? We asked local writer Leo to give us a detailed rundown of the…

streets around sagrada familia barcelona

Walking The 3 Most Famous Streets in Barcelona

Want some insider tips on the most famous streets in Barcelona? Well, our local expert Leo has shared some things you should look out for when exploring some of the…


Hiking in Barcelona: 3 Easy Options

Hiking in Barcelona will help you discover one of the glories of Barcelona, its natural landscape.   While the more adventurous traveler may prefer to have a day trip in…

La Concha beaches in San Sebastian

Wandering the beaches in San Sebastian

Today we are talking Beaches in San Sebastian, which ones you should visit, and the best things to do when you get there so grab a drink and start planning…

Exciting Spanish Itineraries

Mezquita, Cordoba, Spain

Essential Seville to Cordoba Day Trip Itinerary

The first time I traveled to Cordoba, it was a day trip from Seville. It is not enough time to do justice to this incredible city but if you travel…

2 days in madrid

The Ultimate Guide to Two days in Madrid

What can you see in just two days in Madrid? Plenty if you have a plan! Read on for my guide to the Spanish capital so you can get the…

evening view of Mosque-Cathedral and Romano Bridge, Cordoba,Spain

The Essential 2 Day Cordoba Itinerary

Our guide to 2 days in Cordoba itinerary will help you plan the perfect Cordoba itinerary, allowing you to explore the historic center of this beautiful, ancient city. Discover its…

What to Eat and Drink in Spain

Variety of traditional Spanish snacks called pinchos in San Sebastian city also called Donostia in Gipuzkoa region of Spain

The Wonderful World of San Sebastian Pintxos

Eating pintxos in San Sebastian is one of the culinary glories of visiting Spain. Read on for a local’s guide on what to eat and where to find it. While…

Espresso machine making coffee in pub, bar, restaurant

A Local’s Pick of 14 of the Best Cafes in Barcelona

Our guide to cafes in Barcelona will help coffee lovers hunt down the best coffee in Barcelona. Perhaps the hardest thing is lining up Spanish and Italian terminology. A cortado…

Food in Barcelona

Discover the Delicious Food of Barcelona

The food of Barcelona is second to none. Whether you want to focus exclusively on delicious food from Catalonia or take a magpie’s approach to what the rest of Spanish…

barcelona street food at Boqueria Market on the Las Ramblas.

A Locals Guide to the best of Barcelona street food in 2024

If someone mentions eating out in Barcelona, you are more likely to picture amazing restaurants rather than food trucks that sell Barcelona street food, but happily, for those of us…