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I can't quite believe it but I've now been #travel blogging for 5 years! Here are 5 of my lessons learnt & some tips for new bloggers.
I can't quite believe it's now been 5 years since the Sunday night when I sat down, decided to start a blog and didn't stand up again until the first post was online. Of course, this impulsive decision is how I ended up with ...
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What a treasure to be able to look back on all of your trips and experiences and to be able to share them with others as well! Love following your blog!
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Semana Santa starts today in #Spain. But what's this tradition all about? Well, it's nothing to do with chocolate eggs & the Easter Bunny... Find out more about Holy Week here.
Being from a country where traditional festivals have all but died out or become so commercialized they bear no resemblance to the original event, Spain's fiestas fascinate me. It's no secret I'm a fan of feria, and I'll atte...
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NEW BLOG POST: Going beyond the tourist trail in #Zaragoza thanks to local tips. #Spain  
The Aragonese capital of Zaragoza isn't a place that features highly on many tourists' agendas. Best known for its lively autumn festival Las Fiestas del Pilar, Zaragoza has plenty of year-round attractions too: the brightly-...
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Eating at a celebrity chef's restaurant for less than €30 per person? My experience at Niño Viejo, the Adria brothers' Mexican taqueria in #Barcelona. It's not quite elBulli... read on for my review.
A review of Niño Viejo, the Adri<b>à brothers' Mexican taquer</i><i style="font-weight: bold;">ía in Barcelona Since the closure of top Spanish restaurant elBulli, celebrity chefs Albert and Ferran Adrià have ploughed their i...
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NEW POST: January travels to #Zaragoza and Granada, Spain.
Zaragoza's Basilica del Pilar by night A month of travels offline equals a quiet month online: with trips to Zaragoza and Granada in January, I haven't posted here as much as usual. Back in December, I posted about the #take1...
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My first post as a +Praktik Blog Ambassador... an alternative, crowd-free plan for visits to #Madrid  
 
If you're coming to #Madrid  soon and would love to have the perfect Sunday plan, look no further! Our lovely ambassador +Kate Turner tells you everything - just click below! #PraktikBlog  
A classic Madrid Sunday for many visitors is likely to involve a visit to one of the city’s ‘big three’ art galleries, the Prado, the Reina Sofía and the Thyssen, followed by a stroll around nearby Retiro Park. If following the crowds isn’t your thing, put a twist on the gallery + garden id
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If you're going to be in #Madrid this Semana Santa, here's a guide to what to do - including day trips if you need to escape the city.
Madrid is known for many things: its art galleries, its nighlife, its football teams. It is not, however, known for its Semana Santa. While much of the rest of the country spends this week gripped by procession-watching fever...
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A visit to the monument nobody in #Spain  wants to talk about: El Valle de los Caidos. Read on to find out why it's so controversial...
Hoping not to be overheard, I almost whispered my destination. 'El Valle?' the bus driver almost yelled back, his eyes wide with surprise. El Valle de los Caidos: Spain's most controversial monument Such is the infamy of the ...
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  #Carnival  begins the countdown to #Easter. Here's my experience of Semana Santa in Andalucia: a feast for the senses, with the sound of drums, the smell of incense and the sight of the grand processions...
The heady waft of incense hits you first. Then you notice the relative hush settle over the expectant crowd. Next, it’s the distant bang of the drums and the
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You can find out about #Madrid's sights in many places, but where can you find the city's best-kept secrets? In this post by 8 local bloggers, myself included!
If you're ready to discover a new corner of Madrid, you're in the right place. 
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Need some sunshine? #Valencia  is the perfect winter destination, with plenty of sunny skies and enough to keep you entertained! Here's how to visit this coastal city on a budget...
To me, Valencia is the quintessential Spanish city. When you think of Spain, images of sunny streets, sandy beaches and pretty plazas swirl into your mind. But in this case, these aren't the retouched images shared by the tou...
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My first blog post of 2015 is up! The final part of my guide to free admission at monuments & museums around #Madrid  - those with free entry every day. Perfect for the January budget!
Free admission to monuments and museums in Madrid part 3 January: the budget month of the year. After the lavish Christmas presents, party frocks and seasonal travel expenses, January is a time for spending small. In honour o...
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Madrid-based editor and travel writer. Blogger at Oh hello, Spain.