A Spanish Fiesta with Monarch Airlines

A couple of weeks ago I took a little trip to Birmingham on the train to attend a really fun Spanish evening with Monarch Airlines which they were hosting to introduce their new flight paths from Birmingham airport to Madrid and Lisbon. A lovely small group of us were treated to a wonderful Spanish experience, with Tapas, a Flamenco lesson,…

Travelling With a Child is Harder Than We Thought

(I wrote this post when we were away in Spain and Portugal, but I forgot to publish it for some reason.) When we were thinking about where to go for our honeymoon we obviously considered where would be a good place to take our daughter as well as where we wanted to go. We decided on a road trip through…

Our travel itinerary: Spain and Portugal

At the moment we are travelling around Spain and Portugal with our daughter for a month for our honeymoon. I thought I would share our travel itinerary in case anybody else is planning a similar trip. We got the ferry over from Plymouth, England to Santander, Spain. We decided that we would stay in Santander at the end of our…

Wandering the streets of Logrono, Spain

Logrono is a really pretty little city in La Rioja in Northern Spain. We spent three nights there in a hotel right in the centre. We stayed at the Sercotel Portales, which was a good three star hotel and the location was perfect. It definitely wasn’t as snazzy as the other hotels we have stayed at in Spain, but it…

They Call Me Mellow Yellow | Dungarees in Logrono, Spain

We spent a few lazy days in lovely Logrono, which in La Rioja, the home of Rioja. It has such beautiful buildings and lovely little streets to get lost in. It was red hot the whole time we were there; over 30°c and very muggy. We found this pretty yellow wall, and I love yellow so we stopped and took…

Hola from Spain!

As I am writing this we are on our way to Logrono from San Sebastián, via a shop that sells croissants, and also via Pamplona for a couple of hours. We are in Spain and Portugal for a month altogether for our family honeymoon. We got the ferry into Santander and we are driving in our own car between the…