Category Archives: Spain

It’s the real deal! Visiting Real Alcazar, Seville

Seville’s history is magnificently twisted between being conquered and rising defiantly.  It’s thought that the city dates back to Hercules when he divided the land between Seville and Gibraltar. Who knows if that’s true (I doubt it) but it provides an excellent backdrop for all other Sevillian tales. The Real Alcazar Real Alcazar is the Royal…

On the road; Being vegan in Seville

Seville captured our hearts. I don’t know exactly what it is about the city that we love, maybe the laid back attitude of locals or the architecture, maybe the narrow cobbled streets or the amount of things there are to do, maybe it’s the brightly coloured buildings and the roof top bars? It’s vibrant and noisy…

Tips for booking trains & tickets in Spain

Let’s be honest; when I first started considering backpacking in Spain (alone with three kids) I was apprehensive about how to get around. Taxis, Uber, BlaBlaCar – they’re all great but they’re restrictive and can be expensive.  Coaches and buses are cheap but slow and did I really want to spend HOURS on a hot…

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