1 year abroad – Life in SPAIN

Couple in front of the Castillo de Colomares

Just like that…1 year went by! It has officially been over a year since we moved to beautiful and sunny Malaga. We left Canada with expectations of this life we were about to create, about our weekends traveling Europe and looked forward to not having snow between December and April. And wow it was everything […]

Top 5 things to do in Dubrovnik, Croatia

Scrolling through IG I kept coming across the most stunning Croatian landscapes. We had already planned to go to Montenegro so why not hop to Croatia for 3 days? So, we did! Also read: KOTOR, MONTENEGRO. EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW Croatia located in Southeast Europe in the Adriatic Sea. We decided to visit the […]

Kotor, Montenegro. Everything you need to know!

Montenegro is a Balkan country, located on the Adriatic Sea. It has a population of less than 700.000. A place with the most incredible sceneries and views. LANGUAGE: official language is Montenegrin. CURRENCY: euro BEST TIME OF THE YEAR TO VISIT: late March to early June or in September (we visited in June) We decided […]

Everything you need to know for your Algarve trip

Have you visited Portugal yet? Maybe you are planning on going this summer or just contemplating the idea? Portugal has become a very popular european country to visit. Known for their cod fish, piri piri chicken, pastel de nata, beautiful coastline and much more. We decided that our first trip to Portugal had to be to […]


Three spots in Southern Spain -Ronda Bridge, Benalmadena viewpoint and Colomares Castle

Malaga is a great city to have as a home base if you want to travel around southern Spain. Southern Spain has so much to offer. I highly recommend taking the time to explore this part part of the country. Malaga is a city that already has lots of things to do but is also […]

Top 5 vegetarian and healthy eats in Malaga

two veggie bowls from restaurant in malaga spain called nicpic

It happens to all of us, we are heading out on vacation saying that we will try the local food and try to be healthy all at the same time. Well…in Malaga you can definitely do that. Below you will find a list of 5 healthy restaurants with lots of vegan and vegetarian options. You […]

Road trip to Benalmadena from Malaga

Colomares Castle - Castillo de Colomares

Benalmadena, a town located on the Costa del Sol, only 12 km from Malaga. Benalmadena has the beautiful mediterranean weather. It has mild winters and quite hot summers. Known for different attractions that we will talk about later on. HOW TO GET THERE? When we visit cities near Malaga we like to switch up ways […]

Day trip to Cordoba. All the must see!

Puente Romano in Cordoba

Cordoba is a city in Andalusia located East of Malaga. A city with a very unique history and architecture. It once was ruled by the Romans,  later taken over by Abd ar-Rahman I who built the Mosque between 784–786 and then again reconquered by the Christians…over the years it kept being built and expanded by […]

Day trip to Granada: everything you need to know

Alhambra in Granada

Granada is a city in southern Spain about 1 hour and 45 minutes from Malaga, known for its Arab influence. Located on the foothill of Sierra Nevada.  People are drawn year after year to Granada because of the well known Alhambra. While deciding where to visit next, we thought it was time to visit Granada. This […]