Category Archives: Nature

Self-sufficiency in Extremadura with author Paul Richardson – Hooch, hogs & homemade soap



Author and journalist Paul Richardson joins me to talk about life living off-grid on his farm El Chabolino (The Little Shack) https://chabolino.com/ in deep Extremadura. Paul and his husband are almost completely self-sufficient and live from what they produce on their 12-acres of Spanish countryside. Which means tending fruit trees, olive groves and making wine … Continue reading Self-sufficiency in Extremadura with author Paul Richardson – Hooch, hogs & homemade soap


Costa de la Luz Road Trip: From Cádiz to La Doñana & beyond to Portugal



Road trip number two of 2019. Join us for as we holiday across Spain’s Costa de la Luz. First stop, Cádiz, one of my favourite Spanish cities. I describe the faded grandeur of this once-powerful city, soak up the atmosphere of its squares and streets and contemplate the city’s history and geography. Then on to … Continue reading Costa de la Luz Road Trip: From Cádiz to La Doñana & beyond to Portugal


Walking El Camino de Santiago with Soul Camino’s Adrian Flude



In this episode I talk to Adrian Flude, an avid walker of El Camino de Santiago, Spain´s famous pilgrim route to the city of Santiago de Compostela. Adrian has walked El Camino no fewer than seven times and is something of an expert on The Way of St James. We explore the history of the … Continue reading Walking El Camino de Santiago with Soul Camino’s Adrian Flude


Hiking ‘El Caminito del Rey’ – The scariest footpath in Spain! WIS026



If you want to see the beauty of this walk then check out my video of ‘el caminito’ on YouTube. https://youtu.be/-bKWkSSOe5s Get your a head for heights on because in this episode of When in Spain I take you on a dizzying walk along El Caminito del Rey – The King’s Little Path, once dubbed the … Continue reading Hiking ‘El Caminito del Rey’ – The scariest footpath in Spain! WIS026