Girona – My kind of town

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There is no better way to start this post than with this fabulous video of Girona and the surrounding region, read on to discover why this is my kind of town (it’s actually a city but I wouldn’t want to … Continue reading

Will Catalunya (Or Scotland) lead the way towards Spanish separatism?

As the eurozone muddles through and, for the time being, seems to have dampened talk of a break up or Greek exit despite few signs of economic recovery and, in the case of Spain, France and Cyprus, a worsening economic … Continue reading

Girona – My Trip Advisor Reviews


I now split my living between Leeds and Girona (Catalunya, Spain). Before moving to the latter, my wife and I visited the area a number of times on holiday and house hunting so we have been both tourist and resident … Continue reading

Temps de Flor Festival, Girona, Spain


Bright umbrellas shading café patios and flowers cascading down cathedral steps are the scenes that greet you during Girona’s annual Temps de Flors festival, May 12-20. Wander the old city’s labyrinth network of steep, cobbled lanes where unexpected urban gardens and bloom-inspired … Continue reading