It has been over a week since I last left the house. On Saturday 14th of March 2020, the Spanish government declared a ‘state of emergency’ and since then everyone has had to stay home. You may think this is terrible, extreme or unnecesary. Let me tell you it is not. This is why. News … More Stay home: life in Spain during the covid-19 outbreak
Setenil de las Bodegas is one of the famous Pueblos Blancos in Andalusia. This quaint little village is quite literally in the hills of Cádiz, with streets that meander back and forth up either side of the riverbed and homes built right into the rock. … More Day trip to: Setenil de las Bodegas
The sound of hooves on cobbles is common in my city. From afternoon walks to carriage tours, discover this characteristic sound of Seville. … More Hooves on cobbles: the sound of Seville
I stood at the traffic light on my way back from the airport waiting to cross the street and not a single car came down the main avenue. It felt like a ghost town. … More What happens to Seville in summer?
Sometimes we look forward to showing our guests around, others we groan at the thought of ‘doing the tour’ yet again. … More Playing tourist in Seville: a visit to the cathedral rooftop
You’re short on time but you want to make sure you get to see as much of Seville as possible. What do you visit first? … More Seville in a day: 5 essential places to see
I walked over 100 Km to Santiago de Compostela and I’d do it again. … More Why walking over 100km to Santiago de Compostela was worth every step
Paella. That delicious traditional Spanish rice dish, the one thing you must order when you are visiting Spain, right? Well…not really. … More Don’t order paella in Seville. Try this instead.
Growing up in Spain I always marveled at how spotless Spanish homes were. So is the konmari method really necessary here? … More Marie Kondo and the Spanish Home
The mixed identity, the culture clashes, the divided loyalties are all clear signs of a TCK. These themes emerge over and over in this series and are perhaps one of the reasons I enjoyed it so much. … More The Last Kingdom and the TCK