Christmas in Valencia

There are few cities like Valencia, able to harmoniously combine the remnants of its farthest past, dating to the year 138 BC, with the most innovative and avant-garde buildings from the new millennium. – Spanish tourist board


If you take a good dash of history and a big handful of art and mix it all up you will end up with the beauty of Valencia. This city has it all; charming back streets, massive ancient  city gates, graffiti to die for and wine like you have never tasted. Valencia is in our top 5 cities to visit because you can never get bored of all it has to offer.So it seemed like the right choice for us to immerse ourselves in the festivities here over the christmas period. Continue reading “Christmas in Valencia”

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The rain in Spain 

“The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plane”…more like everywhere!

Over the last few days the Costa Blanca region of Spain has been slammed with a torrent of rain. Several parts of the coast are badly flooded and streets are more like flowing rivers.

The first video is from Bolulla, the small village below us. Several parts of the road have been affected by landslides and serious flooding. We’ve seen waterfalls running that have been dry for years! Continue reading “The rain in Spain “