The Ultimate Summer Festival Checklist: A Beginner’s Guide

September has arrived, and while summer seems to have bloomed late here in Portugal, festival season is drawing to a close. Time to woefully pack away the pots of glitter and bum-bags for another year, as you mourn the passing of yet another summer of crowded fields, overheated tents and disposable camera photos. Maybe you’re … Continue reading The Ultimate Summer Festival Checklist: A Beginner’s Guide

Your Ultimate Guide to Valencia, Spain

If, like me, your holidays tend to revolve almost exclusively around fresh, local food and days spent wandering in the sun, then look no further than Valencia. Although technically Spain’s third-largest city, Valencia is cosy and compact, with its shady warren of paved streets; yet mere kilometres from this, past the rugged beauty of El … Continue reading Your Ultimate Guide to Valencia, Spain

Best of Barcelona

Barcelona, for so many reasons, is one of my favourite cities in Europe. Its lively, friendly and relentlessly energetic atmosphere is entirely unique, and seems to be in a state of perpetual fiesta-fuelled summer-y-ness. Although the city sprawls across a huge expanse of land, and can at times seem overwhelmingly big, the narrow, winding streets … Continue reading Best of Barcelona

Ibiza: La Isla Blanca

One of the most famous and widely-visited holiday destinations in Europe, Ibiza means golden sands, bright blue waters, fiery sunsets and dancing until the day breaks. Although only a small island, you are never short of places to explore and untouched beaches to discover, and there is definitely something for everyone on offer - from the … Continue reading Ibiza: La Isla Blanca