A visit to Benalmádena Pueblo in Andalucía, Spain

Square_Benalmadena Pueblo

One of the best places to visit in Spain during early spring is Andalucía. The weather is usually warm and sunny and although it can be very touristy, there is still the possibility to catch a glimpse of local life if you choose to stay off the coast. This time we choose to stay in the beautiful white village Benalmádena Pueblo, 10 minutes from the Continue Reading

Munich: more than beers and sausages?

live music_beer hall Munich

Munich is known for its yearly beer festival (Oktoberfest) but the city has so much more to offer. Though it might not have big tourist attractions like Rome or Paris it’s a nice place to spend a couple of days relaxing, walking around, doing some shopping and eat great food. Munich is clean and friendly and the atmosphere is great both day and Continue Reading

Happy Easter!

Easter is just around the corner and that means two weeks of holidays for us :-). Our plan is to visit the South of Spain (Andalusia) and Extremadura where we have family. You can follow the trip on Instagram and Facebook. Please also visit the blog by the end of the month to read more about this Spanish road trip and our recent visit to Continue Reading

Off to Munich

We are off to Munich today (if Lufthansa doesn’t cancel our flight due to the strike).  A much-needed 4-day getaway is awaiting us. We will be staying at the Hotel Marc München. No other plans than relaxing, try the Bavarian cuisine, wander around the old town and visit a beer garden (or two) and the food market “Viktualienmarkt”. If you Continue Reading

10 travel blogs about Spain

My Spanish Adventure

There are a lot of travel blogs about Spain in Spanish but when it comes to blogs about Spain in English they are few and far between. Here is a selection of my favorite blogs in English about Spain (in no particular order): 1)   Sevilla Tapas If you are going to Seville and want to know where to eat this blog is for you. I especially like the Continue Reading

10 best travel memories


It’s difficult to choose a favorite travel experience because most of them are unique and memorable in their own way. However, these are the 10 places (in no particular order) that make me smile on a rainy day: 1. Easter Island, Chile This must be the most isolated place I have ever visited. It’s a long 6 hours flight from Chile but once you are Continue Reading

Best experiences in Lanzarote

jameos del Agua

Lanzarote is a beautiful island in Spain with great weather year round. While it’s touristic it’s quieter and more relaxed than other Canary Islands like Tenerife and Gran Canaria. Here are my favorite things to do and see in Lanzarote: Visit a local winery Pay a visit to one of the local wineries like “Bodega El Grifo” or “La Geria”. The wine Continue Reading

Hotel review: Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort, Lanzarote

Sea view, Playa Dorada Lanzarote

This was our first vacation as a family and we wanted it to be easy, relaxing and comfortable. Lanzarote was the perfect choice; great weather, only a 3 hours flight away and more relaxed than other popular Canary Islands like Tenerife and Gran Canaria. We stayed at the Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort, a five-star luxury hotel that is considered Continue Reading

A guide to visiting the local Farmers Market in Tolosa, Spain

Local cheese stall in Tolosa

If you are visiting San Sebastian and want to make a trip out of the city, go visit the local Farmers Market in Tolosa. It’s a great option to get to know the Basque food culture and its only 30 minutes from San Sebastian by car or train. My favorite time to visit is between September and November where you will see seasonal products such as Continue Reading

Hidden gems of Costa Brava

Cala La Pelosa

Last summer we spent a week in Costa Brava near Girona. We stayed at Camping Salata in Roses with our 2 year old daughter. The camping site was small but clean and had a supermarket, bar, restaurant, playing ground and pool area (a paddle pool for kids and a deeper pool for adults). The location was a 20 minutes pleasant walk from the town Continue Reading