White-rafting in Catalonia….in September…how hard could it be? You should never, never ask yourself this question. It’s asking for trouble. It’s tempting the universe – and in case you didn’t know…the universe wins….always. Apparently though I’m a slow learner. I had asked myself that very same question only the day before, when the opportunity to

14 of the best medieval villages and historic centres in Northern Spain. Not only are they gorgeous, but many have beaches and incredible coastal views. This unexplored part of Spain is definitely worth a visit.

Cantabria is known as “Green Spain” with its natural landscapes, caves and over 60 beaches! Picos de Europa National Park was a particularly fabulous find and not what I expected in this part of Spain!

The city wall was built in Roman times and dates back to the 1st century BC. Unlike most city walls, you can actually walk the entire length of this one. Ambitious visitors can even climb the towers for gorgeous views overlooking Girona and reaching to the Pyrenees.

You can’t go to Spain and not eat a Spanish Omelette (Tortilla Española)! It’s one of Spain’s most popular dishes! No trip planned? Bring the flavors of Spain to your kitchen with this recipe.

There are plenty of beaches in Mallorca where you can relax and do nothing, but there’s also another side to Mallorca: Adventure Travel – one that I find much more appealing: