Road trip to Benalmadena from Malaga

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 […]

Life abroad – 6 months update

Just like that! It has been 6 months since we moved abroad. If you just stumbled on this blog post maybe from Pinterest I’ll tell you a bit about our story. My husband and I are Canadians who moved to Malaga because of a job opportunity and because…let’s be honest, who doesn’t want to live […]

How did we end up moving abroad? – OUR FULL STORY

My name is Alannah and I am an expat from Canada. I currently live in beautiful and sunny Malaga with my husband. I wanted to share a bit about our story. We always dream of traveling and exploring new countries. Everytime we get an opportunity we book a flight somewhere. Our first trip together was […]

Expat Story: Roxanne now living in Seville, Spain

Roxanne is a Aussie girl living in beautiful Seville. Collin and I visited Seville for the first time last year. I personally fell in love with this city. The architecture, history and tiles throughout the buildings are truly breathtaking. Seville is a lively, charming and popular city in Spain that you HAVE to visit once […]

Day trip to Cordoba. All the must see!

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 […]

Three Kings festivities in Malaga

The Three Kings Day is January 6th. It is known as the day when kids get to open their presents and Spaniards enjoy Roscon de Reyes. Usually on the 5th kids write letters to the kings with all the gifts they wish to receive. The Christian Bible says that three kings or wise man (Melchior, […]

Christmas in Malaga, Spain

Christmas of 2018 was our first Christmas abroad. We had moved to southern Spain just 3 months prior. We were excited and looking forward to all the festivities in our new city! As christmas started approaching we noticed all the lights going up, especially on Calle Larios. If you don’t know, Calle Larios is a […]

Day trip to Granada: everything you need to know

Granada is a city in southern Spain about 1 hour and 45 minutes from Malaga. Located on the foothill of Sierra Nevada. It is known for its Arab influence. 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 […]