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 […]

Expat Story: Kate now living in Madrid.

Building in Madrid, Spain

Madrid is located in central Spain for those that don’t know. Collin has visited Madrid many times and I’ve been there once. It a busy city with a beautiful park called Retiro Park and many other must see places. Kate is a product manager who moved to Spain from England. Her story is very interesting, […]

Top 5 things to do in Malaga that don’t include museums

View of Malaga

Are you thinking about your next vacation? Maybe somewhere sunny, near the beach, beautiful and a relaxed atmosphere? Malaga is the place. Malaga is located in Spain, to be more specific on the southern coast of Spain. It is known for the crazy amount of sunny days we get. Malaga is also known for all […]

Do’s and Don’ts when renting an apartment in Spain

Finding a place to rent in Spain was one of the most stressful things we went through. Before leaving Canada we started looking online and even emailed a few of the ads. We didn’t seem to get anywhere. Except for one of the places we emailed, it was big, spacious, the right location and very […]

Road trip from Malaga…Visiting Frigiliana and Nerja!

One of the things we looked forward the most about moving to South of Spain was visiting all the unique and beautiful towns. It had only been a month since our move but we were ready for our first adventure. We decided to rent a car, we had heard about this app that you can […]

Eloping in Barcelona…Our unique experience!

Planning a wedding can be stressful, lots of planning involved and an extensive process. When we started planning our wedding we didn’t realize how big of a task it was. We had to take care of the flowers, DJ, celebrant, decor, dresses, suits and much more. We can’t leave out the fact that you feel […]

Moving to Spain? 6 first things to do when you arrive

Moving countries can be stressful. Here are the first 6 things we had to so when we arrived in Malaga. Look for a place to stay There are different websites to look on (idealista, fotocasa, milanuncios etc). Be aware lots of those postings are agencies. Only a few are the actual owners renting the “piso” […]