La Gomera island

One Love: La Gomera

Most Europeans have heard of the Canary Islands in Spain and have spent a week on Tenerife, Fuerteventura or Gran Canaria. These islands are known both for affordable all-inclusive beach holiday packages and their barren landscapes, which had put me off going there. That was until I learned about La Gomera, their surprisingly lush green neighbour and a paradise for hikers! Here are four reasons to fall in love with La Gomera:…

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My Barcelona WITHLOCALS experience

Independent Travel has come a long way and is so much easier than ever before. Social Media, travel blogs and online travel marketplaces have become an in-depth source for adventurous and unique travel ideas and experiences for all budgets. More and more C2C online businesses such as Airbnb pop up offering the possibility to connect travellers with the local community to make your trip an even more authentic travel experience. There’s a new kid on the block, who seem to have grasped just that: WITHLOCALS.COM. I went to try it out. Here is my Withlocals experience:

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Here’s inspiration for what to see and visit on your next trip to Spain

Planning to get away over the holidays? Check out trip4real.com – an online platform to bring local tourist guides and travellers together. It allows you to find your travel adventure by destination while offering you anything between sight seeing, nightlife, culinary tours or sports adventures. It’s a great chance to get shown around by locals. You pick and choose. Or maybe you may just want to find some inspiration for yourself…

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12 curious facts about living in Spain

sagrada famila

It’s my first year in Spain and every day I am still learning something new about the way of life here in Barcelona – it is very international, Catalan and in some ways not very Spanish for these reasons. To be honest that makes it all the more interesting and fun for me! I like Catalan mentality and I love to speak four languages in one day.

Here are 12 things that stick out for me in Spain, in no particular order:…

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