Spain 2016: First Days & A Trip to Valencia

It’s always lovely to come to Spain to visit my very good friends Linda & George. I have to say it was especially lovely this year to leave a wet, grey and chilly UK and fly out to sunny Spain where my first four days have seen gorgeous blue skies, full sun and temperatures around […]

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Spain 2015: Moraira

The nearest towns from where we’re staying in Spain are Benissa (inland) and Calpe and Moraira on the coast. Moraira is by far the prettiest and one of the most unspoilt towns on this part of the Costa Blanca. ┬áBacked by mountains it offers some dramatic and often stunning views all along the coastal roads […]

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Spain: Relaxing into the Holiday

The flight from Gatwick to Alicante is only a couple of hours long but it’s always a long day’s travelling by the time you’ve added in all the travel to the airport and waiting time there. Despite checking in online and printing our boarding cards it still took an hour to drop our bags off […]

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Paella de mi Casa – The Single Gourmet Traveller’s Paella

Rather surprisingly, given how much I love paella and always want to eat in when in Spain, I’d never cooked it, so I decided to put that right. I ordered a small (26cm) paella pan from Amazon, which is the right size for 2-3 portions, and then I was set to go. As I wrote […]

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