Category Archives: Travel

Trains, planes & automobiles – Transport in Spain WIS022



Spain has fantastic public transport options that make it easy and comfortable to get around the the Iberian peninsular and it’s islands. Spain is a big, rugged country and driving isn’t always the quickest or most convenient option. That’s why in this episode of the When in Spain show I look at how to around Spain … Continue reading Trains, planes & automobiles – Transport in Spain WIS022


A weekend in Asturias, a cow, a puncture & the most local bar in Spain – WIS021



…we got to spend a few hours in a bar in someone’s house in a village with a population of eight. EIGHT people. The very local wine was cheap at 80¢ a glass! In this episode, we escape Madrid for a weekend tour of Spain’s northern region of Asturias, the Picos de Europa mountains, a … Continue reading A weekend in Asturias, a cow, a puncture & the most local bar in Spain – WIS021


Alternative things to do in Madrid & moving to Barcelona – WIS020



In this bonus episode I answer a few questions from listeners…Alternative things to see and do in Madrid, advice for moving to Barcelona and a future episode on healthcare and health insurance in Spain. Also, how about some When in Spain episodes in Spanish? Over to you… FOLLOW WHEN IN SPAIN 📺Subscribe on YouTube: https://bit.ly/2SOrKrL … Continue reading Alternative things to do in Madrid & moving to Barcelona – WIS020


Trains in Spain and a trip on the AVE from Madrid to Barcelona – WIS019



I talk trains – my favourite way to travel. Sit back and enjoy the ride as I take us on a trip from Madrid to Barcelona on Spain’s high speed train, the AVE (Alta Velocidad Española). From Madrid’s Atocha station with its indoor jungle to Barcelona’s modern Sants terminal, I describe the journey as we … Continue reading Trains in Spain and a trip on the AVE from Madrid to Barcelona – WIS019


Spain’s Festivals – Feria de San Isidro WIS003



Hola a todos!! In episode three of When in Spain I guide us around the Feria de San Isidro in Madrid and take in the sights, sounds and flavours. To hear all the festivities hit play on audio player above and immerse yourself in all things Feria! FOLLOW WHEN IN SPAIN 📺Subscribe on YouTube: https://bit.ly/2SOrKrL 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Join the When in … Continue reading Spain’s Festivals – Feria de San Isidro WIS003


Exploring Madrid – La Latina WIS002



In this, the second episode of the When in Spain podcast show I take you for a wander around La Latina, the neighbourhood where I live and one of the oldest and most famous in Madrid. We’ll take in the sights and sounds while I talk about everyday life in the barrio and offer a … Continue reading Exploring Madrid – La Latina WIS002


Welcome to When in Spain! WIS001



¿What is this When in Spain…? Ever wanted to know what it’s like to live, work and play in Spain? Yes? Well, click on the play button above and I’ll tell you…Or better still, subscribe to the podcast!  When in Spain is a weekly podcast series, recorded in Madrid (and other parts of Spain) accompanied by this blog, where I’ll … Continue reading Welcome to When in Spain! WIS001