Category Archives: Transport

Aranjuez – A day trip to Spain’s Petit Paris



Join me for a day out to the Royal City of Aranjuez, a worthwhile day trip from the Spanish capital. I hop on the Cercanías light-rail commuter train from Madrid’s Atocha Station and make the 45 minute train ride through the middle of the harsh Castilian plateau, to the haven of peace and tranquillity of … Continue reading Aranjuez – A day trip to Spain’s Petit Paris


Madrid Secrets by bike – Masonic mysteries, an assassination, pelota & fishy streets



Hop on and ride with me as I cycle Madrid‘s streets to uncover some curious secrets and hidden gems of the Spanish capital. In this episode of the When in Spain podcast I sign-up to Madrid‘s BiciMadrid public cycle scheme and dodge the traffic to check out some fascinating locations which hide some surprising stories … Continue reading Madrid Secrets by bike – Masonic mysteries, an assassination, pelota & fishy streets


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


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