Category Archives: Seville

Flamenco! Steps, styles, shows & why ‘duende’ is a dirty word! Olé!



This week I’m talking Flamenco, that unmistakable Spanish art form, some might argue the very quintessence of Spain. Listen in as I attend a flamenco dance class for professional ‘bailaoras’ or flamenco dancers given by Belén López at Madrid’s Centro de Arte Flamenco y Danza Española Amor de Dios, a prestigious dance school. While I was there … Continue reading Flamenco! Steps, styles, shows & why ‘duende’ is a dirty word! Olé!


Talking Andalucía with Spain blogger Molly Piccavey



An interview with award-winning Spain blogger and Andalucía expert, Molly Piccavey. In this episode dedicated to Spain’s southern region of Andalucía, we talk about how Molly set-up and has grown her blog piccavey.com to a top 50 travel blog. Molly shares here take on what to see, visit, eat and drink in Andalucía. We’ll also … Continue reading Talking Andalucía with Spain blogger Molly Piccavey


Spanish Beer – Brands, Bars and how to order like a native – WIS013



Cerveza! Yes, a whole episode dedicated to beer! Salud! Spain is the 4th biggest beer producer in Europe and the 10th biggest in the world. But, ordering a beer can be a confusing experience. Do you order a caña or a tubo? What’s the difference between a copa and a doble? How big is a … Continue reading Spanish Beer – Brands, Bars and how to order like a native – WIS013


Where to rent in Spain – Cities & Neighbourhoods WIS005



In episode five of When in Spain we take a whistle-stop tour around Spain’s four biggest cities in search of the best neighbourhoods to rent rooms and apartments. We compare Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia and Seville. Paul gives a flavour of dozens of neighbourhoods, from the hip and trendy, to the studenty, traditional and family friendly. … Continue reading Where to rent in Spain – Cities & Neighbourhoods WIS005


Renting a room or apartment in Spain WIS004



In episode four of When in Spain I look at how to rent a room or apartment in Spain. The focus is on Spain’s four biggest cities, Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Seville. Click on the player above to listen to the episode and hear all about my ups and downs of finding somewhere to rent in Madrid. … Continue reading Renting a room or apartment in Spain WIS004