Southern Europe

Almería filming locations

Almería Filming Locations – The Hollywood of Spain

Almería is essentially the Hollywood of Spain. Many of the iconic Western movies we watched, and our parents watched, while growing up were filmed there. Not to mention more modern movies! So where are all the ...

48 Hours in Almería City, Spain

Before this trip I'd only ever flown in and out of Almería airport on my way to Mojacar, Spain. I'd never stopped in the city, so I was excited to spend 48 hours in Almería. Its position in the South East of Sp...
Christmas in Almería city spain

Christmas in Almería City, Spain

When I set off to spend the weekend in Almería, Spain in the middle of December, I was expecting more sea and sun than festive vibes. However, I quickly discovered that Christmas in Almería city is a huge affai...
italy in december where is tara povey

Italy in December – A Guide

Italy, the land of possibly the most incredible food in the world (PIZZA), the Vatican, Da Vinci and a whole lot more. December is a great time to visit Italy.  Italy in December can be fabulous. There are...