No one speaks English, it's amazingly cheap and Barcelona's not that dodgy.
Madrid is a mix of old and new; high culture and fun.
Once the txotxero opens the tap, you place your glass under the stream ...
The secrets of a cathedral are revealed from the top down.
The first thing I do is throw open a window and lean out to check the view: yes, there it is.
There's a popular theory that you should never meet your heroes, should they not live up to your expectations.
When the basics are all you need: on time arrival, efficient check-in and professional staff.
Incredible art is placed front and centre on the Spanish stage, with architecture born from rebellious and creative spirits such as Dali, Picasso and Gaudi. Throw Roman ruins, Islamic architecture and gothic cathedrals into the mix, and you have an enthralling destination. Cities are linked by diverse landscapes; mountain ranges, Mediterranean coastlines, and rustic villages that cling to dusty hilltops, not to mention the food... oh the food.