Spain (55)

Everything is ‘ Coming Up Roses ‘ in Costa Brava

This is the final day of our four day Family Trip along the coast of Costa Brava, Catalunya, Spain. We have loved time so far. Three days jam-packed with fun and good times for the families involved. Day one you can read here Day two you can read here Day three you can read here […]

Our Perfect Day in Costa Brava Spain

Today is day 3 of our trip along the coastline of Costa Brava. We are getting to know each other in our group pretty well, and have loved our time so far – which has just been jam-packed with things to do and see. Day one that you can read here, and also Day two that […]

Adventure and Activities In Costa Brava

Today is the second day of our trip exploring the coastal areas, and having family fun in the Costa Brava region. We wake at Camping Valldaro and the kids are excited to take a golf cart for a tour around the campground/site, and to the restaurant where we are having breakfast.  I was straight out of […]

Exploring and Family Fun in Costa Brava

Today we say goodbye to the beautiful Rigat Parkhotel and Spa where we have been staying the last few days in Lloret de Mar. We left our car there and took a taxi into the center of town. There was hustle and bustle as a myriad of tour groups seem to be meeting in the […]

Relaxing in the Pyrenees of Spain

We have decided to end our time in Catalunya, by hopefully relaxing in the Pyrenees of Spain at Hotel Muntanya and Spa – Cerdanya Resort. It took most of the day to get here because we left Lloret de Mar in the morning and took the back and mountainous roads that zigzagged around the hills. […]

Hip Modern and Chic Aqua Bertran in Lloret de Mar

Set in the tiny back streets of Lloret de Mar, and away from the hustle and bustle of the partying, you will find the hip, modern and chic Aqua Bertran Hotel. This is the area of Catalunya, Spain and is a really popular place for the French, Germans, Spanish and Italians to take their holidays […]

Tastes Sights and Aromas of Barcelona

As a world traveling Mum and son duo, we love to see and experience as much as we can of local life and culture. Even when we are in a city, we try to not just be tourists, but to be travelers. To meet and experience life the way the locals do. Not to just […]

Lloret de Mar – when pictures say 1000 words

We recently had to weeks in Lloret de Mar, Catalunya, Spain Instead of writing about it, I’m going to show it to you in picture form. Because “pictures say 1000 words”. Please note – some of these photos are taken by ten-year-old Explorason – he dreams of becoming a professional photographer and has a passion […]

We ate Sea Urchins at El Trull de Lloret

Tucked away on the edge of Lloret de Mar in Costa Brava, Spain is El Trull Restaurant where we were invited to visit during our stay.  We found about this from our visit to Oficina de Turisme or Tourist Office, and so on our last night staying at Rigat Park Hotel and Spa we made a reservation. We arrived […]

GNOMADS Gnomo Park and Arbre Aventura

We are Gnomads. We are Nomadic. We travel the world. We ate in a Gnome Restaurant. We played in a Gnome Park. YES. We are Gnomads !!!! During the early days of our stay at Lloret de Mar, we walked down to the Oficina de Turisme or Tourist Office in Lloret de Mar to enquire about kid-friendly […]

Living the Luxury Lifestyle in Lloret de Mar

We have just finished the most amazing month in Costa Brava, a region near the top right section of Spain in an area called Catalunya. We have been here for a travel writers conference called TBEX and decided to come and stay for a little time earlier than the Congress, and stay a little longer […]

Affordable Family Resort in Costa Brava Spain

The sun rose over the hills on my left-hand side, just as I woke up and wandered to the front of our apartment.  I was out on our balcony.  YES – we had arrived in Spain! It might be a bit of a surprise to a few of you following our world journey, as last […]