Arabic architecture, Middle Eastern food, cave houses, snow-capped mountains, free tapas with every glass of wine… The more we heard, the more irresistible the idea of visiting Granada became. So we abandoned our winter sun chasing in Seville and booked ourselves a cheap ticket on board the next bus to the mountainous town of Granada.
Oh my sweet Alhambra. You absolutely cannot miss the Alhambra if you’re visiting Granada. This enchanting Islamic palace, named “the Red Castle” because of the reddish hue of the walls, is set high up on a hillside above the city. Amidst the backdrop of the snow-capped Sierra Nevada mountain range, the Alhambra looks like something […]
Seville is one of those beautiful historic cities that you can’t not love, but if you’re a vegetarian in Seville then prepare to be assaulted by huge pig legs hanging from the ceiling of just about every restaurant. Sevillians adore their jamón and they won’t let you forget it. Being vegetarian in Seville, you can […]
Unable to bear the cold weather crawling into the UK this November (we’re such wimps!) and with our insatiable love for slow travel trips, Luke and I were adamant that we had to get some winter sun on our faces. Well, you can hardly blame us, right? With temperatures at around 21’c, beautiful buildings wherever […]
There are so many incredible vegetarian restaurants in Barcelona that you won’t even believe your eyes (or your belly!) As a country that loves jamón and paella, Spain isn’t exactly known for its vegetarian-friendly eating, but Barcelona is an exception to the rule. Vegetarian and vegan eating culture is on the rise in Barcelona and there are […]
You can usually get cheap flights to Barcelona from the UK at most times of the year, making it a tempting destination for Brits and for travellers already in Europe. But once you get there, is Barcelona expensive to visit, or is it possible to enjoy Barcelona on a budget? Barcelona certainly isn’t known for […]
In Barcelona, eating out is a huge part of the culture. The city is full of plazas and squares where friends meet for wine and tapas, and talk until the midnight hour. Most locals don’t even consider actually eating dinner until 9pm or later. Instead, Catalonians go bar-hopping in the evening, eating a different tapa […]
From cycling around the city gazing at beautiful architecture and lazy afternoons on the beach to cooking meals with fresh produce from La Boqueria and drinking Catalonian wine in any of the city’s outdoor squares, Barcelona is an ideal slow travel destination. Seeking out local experiences and taking your time to travel slowly in Barcelona […]