Palma Pool View

Travel: Visiting Palma with a Post Office Travel Money Card – Day 3

Day 3 of our trip to Palma, Majorca It was day three, the final day, of our quick break to Majorca. Day one can be viewed here and Day two is here. A pool with a view Our hotel, the Melia Palma Bay hotel had an outdoor swimming pool, bar and viewing terrace on the 7th floor but

Palma Bellver Castle

Travel: Visiting Palma with a Post Office Travel Money Card – Day 2

Day 2 of our trip to Palma, Majorca Palma was recognised as one of the best value destinations to visit in Western Europe last year by the Post Office, and we chose to go there at the start of the month using a Travel Money Card for the first time. You can see what we got

Palma Mallorca foodie Explorers

Travel: Visiting Palma with a Post Office Travel Money Card – Day 1

Ordering a Post Office Travel Money Card When we travel abroad, we usually split currency between the two of us in case of any mishaps but we were recently asked if we'd like to try out the Travel Money Card from the Post Office, a pre-paid debit card backed by MasterCard, which we could use around

rocambolesc ice cream Girona

Food Review: Rocambolesc Gelateria, Girona

The best ice cream in the world? So there's a year wait to get into El Celler de Can Roca, currently ranked as the third best restaurant in the world but what do you do if you're in the area but can't get a reservation? Head towards Rocambolesc, which is a Willy Wonka-esque gelateria chain.

Game of thrones Girona self guided tour

Travel: Girona for Game of Thrones fans

Geek out on Game of Thrones sight seeing in Girona Girona is a beautiful city and an ideal destination for a short break in Europe.  If you are a Game of Thrones fan you should know about Girona.  The historic centre is extremely walkable and you can easily geek out at GoT sites from Braavos,

Las Teresas hanging jamon, Seville

Travel: Tapeo tapas tour around Seville

Tapeo: Tapas crawl around Seville World Tapas Day - the third Thursday in June, seems the right time to write about our tapeo around Seville late last year. What is a tapeo? Well, think of it as being like a long lunch or dinner but spread over a number of restaurants, where you stop for

game of thrones locations seville sevilla cordoba spain

Travel to do: Game of Thrones locations in Seville and Cordoba

Visit the sights of Cordoba and Seville shown in Games of Thrones Cordoba and Seville are magnificent cities to visit to start with, throw in some Game of Thrones film locations and there's another excuse to visit. Alcázar de Sevilla, Seville (Water Palaces of Dorne) The Water Gardens of Dorne, the residence of Martell can


Food Review: Rioja, 1116 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8TD

 Tapas Dining in Finnieston, Glasgow Named after the wine region in Spain, Rioja in Hipster-friendly Finnieston is competing with the likes of The Gannet, Ox and Finch, Porter & Rye a result this is not your usual tapas experience. The concept is: modern tapas, fine-dining tapas or tapas with a twist (take your pick).