Isolation Diary: Day Sixteen in Spain Lockdown

“Now, excuse me because there’s a beautiful sunrise today that’s just calling my name to be watched.”

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Travelling to Benidorm into Covid-19 Lockdown

There’s something I never thought I’d write. Before 2020, I’d never even heard of Covid-19, let alone coronavirus. Yet, here I am in March 2020, on a forced lockdown through Covid-19. Lots of us are out of work. Streets are deserted. Planes grounded. And it’s all very real. Or surreal, should I say. As we […]

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Lisbon – The Lost Diary

Back in 2016, during the October half term, I booked a trip to Lisbon as a birthday present for Alex. We spent two nights in the Portuguese capital and dashed between place to place trying to see as much of Lisbon as we possibly could. And there was a lot we wanted to see. I […]

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Day Trip from Benidorm to Valencia

If the question you’re asking yourself is “is a day trip to Valencia worth it?” Then, I’ll cut the long story short with a very simple, very certain yes. Not only is it one of the most beautiful cities in Spain, it may well be one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. If the […]

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The Disadvantages of Living in Spain (Benidorm)

If you are thinking of making a life out here in Spain then you might be intrigued to know what the cons are about living here. You might want to know exactly what you’re signing up for and hear about the disadvantages there are to not only daily life but also long term. Sure, you […]

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Hiking Calpe Rock (Peñón de Ifach)

Undoubtably one of the most striking features of the costa blanca is the incredible Peñón de Ifach, the Calpe Rock. Jutting out of Calpe, seen for miles and miles and something you just can’t help but look at, it had been calling me to climb it since I uploaded my Calpe Travel Guide. I had […]

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