Spain

Travel ideas for Spain – trip tips and recommendations from my experiences travelling in Spain. This European nation has diverse and beautiful landscapes, attractive cities, and rich cultural traditions. Here you will find exciting travel ideas for travelling in Spain so start planning your trip now and experience everything that Spain has to offer travellers.

Walking in Mallorca's Serra de Tramuntana
Balearic Islands, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Spain

Exploring the Valley of Oranges in Soller, Mallorca

The sound of waves slapping against the shore outside our hotel window in Mallorca was lulling but the warm October sun was shining and the ancient trails of the Valley of the Oranges beckoned. It was time to explore the Mallorca walking holiday options from Port Soller! The area around […]

Bagan sunset, Myanmar
Austria, Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, France, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italy, Morocco, Ski Holiday Ideas, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Unesco World Heritage Sites

Wandering Kiwi’s 2016 travel year in review

As I write my 2016 travel year in review I can’t help reflecting upon a year that has been a mixed bag. On the one hand political events have plunged the world into great uncertainty. On the other hand, the Wandering Kiwi family has had a consistently excellent year pursuing […]

Basel Christmas shop Johann Wanner, Switzerland
Austria, Belgium, Brussels, City Break Travel Ideas, Czech Republic, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Sweden

The best Christmas markets in Europe

As winter draws closer and preparations for the festive season get underway, thoughts turn towards Christmas city breaks but where are the best Christmas markets in Europe? What could be more Christmassy than a weekend spent sipping hot wine and eating tasty treats in the snow-dusted piazzas of Europe’s most […]

Costa Blanca views, Spain
Family Travel Ideas, Rock climbing travel ideas, Spain, Valencia

Spain: Rock climbing on the Costa Blanca

In early summer the Wandering Kiwi family went to Spain, not for a fly-and-flop beach holiday but to pull on our rubber shoes and spend a week rock climbing on the Costa Blanca. Of course I have heard much about Spain’s ‘Costas’ and their reputation is as an over-developed, inauthentic package holiday […]

Olives in Barcelona
Catalunya, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Food Tasting Travel Ideas, Spain

How to discover the best food in Barcelona, Spain

Ever since I visited Barcelona in 2001 I have been longing to go back. However, this is probably true of many of my favourite travel destinations over the past 20 years and I don’t often actually return. There are always so many new places beckoning me onwards and also a slight fear […]

Deia in Mallorca
Balearic Islands, Europe, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Spain, Unesco World Heritage Sites

Dare to be divine in Deia, Mallorca

The village of Deia in Mallorca is tiny. It’s not more than a scattering of houses surrounding a hill with a church on top. But this little gem in the Balearic Islands – situated where the foothills of the Serra de Tramuntana drop down to the sea – punches far […]

Caribbean-beach-paradise
Adventure Travel Ideas, Australia, Cambodia, City Break Travel Ideas, Cuba, Hiking Travel Ideas, South Africa, Spain, Turkey

Where to go on holiday in November

I always like to book a holiday in November or late October. Living in the northern hemisphere, this time of the year is on the cusp of winter and it is nice to grab a slice of sunshine to carry you through the colder months. Here are a few ideas […]

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