Roller skating in Salamanca

What Salamanca didn't have in skateparks, it made up for in outdoor skating opportunities - but beware the hills! Salamanca is full of cycle paths that can also be used for roller skating. A lot of them go right alongside the river, but unlike in Sevilla they're not raised up next to the road so [...]

Roller skating in Sevilla

There were plenty of opportunities to go roller skating in Sevilla, especially along the river. A lovely smooth cycle path runs near it (but beware fallen leaves / occasional cracks in the path!), and from my apartment I could skate to several nice spots by the river to settle for an afternoon of reading or [...]

3 Weeks Learning Spanish in Sevilla (w2-4)

I spent a glorious 3 weeks learning Spanish in Sevilla. The weather was ideal (minus a couple of thunderstorms), there was plenty to see in my free time, other cities were in easy reach for day trips and my Spanish lessons were great. Spanish lessons in SevillaI attended Spanish lessons for 3 hours every afternoon, [...]

Week 1: Málaga & Granada

Week 1 of many! After a mad last few days of packing and socialising and goodbyes, I finally hopped on a plane on Monday 23rd April. First stop: Málaga, purely because it's a cheap destination to fly to in southern Spain. Málaga To be honest I didn't have high expectations - the name summoned visions [...]