Rough Guide to Barcelona – Book Review

Rough Guide to Barcelona, by Jules Brown

If you are planning a short trip to Barcelona, are a regular visitor or are even planning to live in this vibrant city, than this city guide is a good investment. A lot smaller than the Rough Guide to Spain, it is a lot easier to carry around, yet with 300 fact filled pages it by far exceeds the amount of information you get from the general Spain edition.
For the short term visitor or someone who does not know the city at all, the book starts with a section with 16 ‘things not to miss’, giving suggestions what to see if you are pressed for time. ....Continue reading →

Calig in Castellon

Situation of Calig

Calig is a small town on the Costa Azahar, located only eight kilometres inland from the Mediterranean and with direct road links to the three coastal towns of Vinaros, Benicarlo and Peniscola. This makes it a good base for exploring the coastal areas as well as the interior.
Calig is situated at around 120m above sea level and the municipality covers an area of 27km2. A lot of the land around Calig is cultivated, typically with almond, carob and olive trees, as well as citrus groves. ....Continue reading →

Ideas on How to Find the Area in Spain that is Right for You

So you have decided to move to Spain – either giving up your life in another country or combining it with a second home in the sun. You have probably been to Spain before, possibly to different areas, and you might even have an idea where the ideal location for your new Spanish life might be. But how can you be sure – and what if you have no idea where to start looking?
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Book Review: Drive Around Catalonia

Drive Around Catalonia & The Spanish Pyrenees, by Tony Kelly (Author)

Catalonia is the northern neighbour of Castellon and the Costa del Azahar, which makes it an appealing proposition for day trips or longer excursions. This book combines the traditional guide book with suggestions for tours around different areas of northern Spain (including the Pyrenees, the Basque Country and Cantabria). ....Continue reading →