A Waterfall Flowing Through a Village? Yes, and it’s in Spain!

Travel without expectations is pretty much a rule I live by. Not studying any guidebooks nor researching are my personal extension to this rule. When we traveled to Cantabria and stayed at Molino Tejada, we had no idea a place like Orbaneja del Castillo even existed!

Molino Tejada: The Most Charming Rustic Hotel in Spain

I feel privileged to get to discover the hidden gems of the world – the truly hidden ones. The only thing that makes it better is sharing them with you. Of course, hidden gems don’t come around in every trip but then they do, I get the best feeling!

The Raw Nature and Elegance of Asturias, Spain

Spain is many things: beach, bullfighting, and flamenco. What many tourists are unaware of is the rich heritage of northern Spain. Asturias in particular. We were looking for a weekend getaway somewhere we hadn’t been before. Oviedo, we thought, had the raw nature and mystique we live for.

Hotel Ayre Oviedo: Like New York, Only Better

Our first trip of 2018 was to Oviedo, a small mining city in Asturias, our new favourite destination in Spain. Cities in Northern Spain have a different vibe. Elegant, ancient, Oviedo has the best tapas we have tried and its rocky streets lead to wild nature.

The Westin Valencia: A Great Hotel to Pamper Yourself

The aura of Valencia will make you forget all your worries while preparing you to relax. I loved Valencia for its architecture and Mediterranean vibe, but now I love it for its coastal mild winter weather too. Even in countries like Spain, winter brings snow and heavy coats. Valencia is an oasis of warmth and peace where flowers shine colourful all year-round.

Be a Couch-potato in Palencia

Every once in a while I like to find a good spot away from the city where to relax. We found this pretty little hotel in Palencia, a remote location north-west of Madrid.

Leading Lady at the house of royals

Being a small town, Zaragoza never ends surprising me. The Aljaferia is my latest finding – a castle that hosted kings both from Spain´s Moorish and Catholic times.

A day at El Pilar in Zaragoza

This friendly city has vestiges of the Roman, Moorish, Jewish and Christian communities, and some ‘Zaragozanos’ will tell you it’s the best place for tapas!