Spain

Whether it’s the non-stop party lifestyle and high culture of Madrid, or the breezy Mediterranean glamour of Barcelona, or the futuristic architecture of Valencia, urban travellers have plenty to choose from in Spain. Down south and you’ve got the more traditional city of Seville, with its tapas bars and flamenco tablaos, whilst the likes of Malaga, Cadiz and Granada also have plenty of sultry southern Spanish allure.

On the forgotten northern coast meet Bilbao, San Sebastian and A Coruna, where you’ll find the best cuisine in the country. Of course Spain is the land of crazy fiestas and the adventurous traveller won’t want to miss the chance to see Las Fallas in Valencia, hurl tomatoes at each other in Bunol, or outrun a bull or two in Pamplona. More civilised options include romantic holidays in the Balearics. Check below for a full list of adventures and guides we’ve published on Spain.

balneari-prats-hotel

Welcome to the first ever “Boutique & Unique” hotel review on Urban Travel Blog. With this series of posts we aim to create a stunning portfolio of unique accommodation for our readers to visit around the world… In A Nutshell Balneari Prats is a historic spa hotel in Caldes de Malavella,…

majorca-itinerary

We love a break from the city, almost as much as we love a city break, and in our latest Escape adventure The Editor spends ten days in Majorca exploring the island’s best beaches and culture. A far cry from his last visit. My face is pressed up close against the dark surface…

bank-robber-lunch-barcelona

Peer to peer just went gangster in Barcelona thanks to travel company Trip4Real… Duncan Rhodes books a sea view lunch with none other than Dani “El Millionario” Rojo, Spain’s most wanted felon. “Robbing a bank is addictive – like fucking. It’s really orgasmic,” says my lunch companion, as he pries open…

seville-micro-concerts

Miniature theatres, micro plays, private rooftop concerts and peer to peer living room performances are all helping to create a newly intimate cultural scene in Seville. Local journalist Mary Biles investigates.  As a tourist it’s normal to look for things that take your breath away and generally the real breath robbers tend…

barcelona-local-tips

Find out what happened when Skrill sent a Prepaid Mastercard topped up with €500 to our Barcelona-based Blogger-in-chief. A two day itinerary of bunkers, bars, brunch and true bromance…  So you’ve watched the above video? Who knew that being a presenter is a little trickier than it looks? But anyway…