Urban Travel Blog

Author: Anna Baranek

A fan of travel, couchsurfing, Michael Palin and all things Spanish, Anna has taken many of her favourite country's habits (like long siestas and red wine drinking) back to her native Poland. More about Anna and her adventures in the rest of the world right here.

Better beaches than Barcelona, more picturesque than Madrid, and less visited than both. Anna Baranek reveals the charms of this city of paella, parties and pyrotechnics… Valencia bakes in the sun by day, smells of oranges at night and burns entirely once a year, during the world-renowned Las Fallas Festival,…