Links We Love – Useful Blogs, Sites, and Guides to Travel In Spain!

So many great web sites, so little time. This is what we’re reading, some for fun and some for planning stellar trips around the Iberian Peninsula!

Blogs On Spain We Dig

Guiri Girl in Barcelona: http://www.guirigirlinbarca.com/

Piccavey: http://piccavey.com/blog/

Scribbler in Seville: http://scribblerinseville.com/

Andalucia Bound: http://www.andaluciabound.com/

Curiosity Travels: http://www.curiositytravels.org/

East of Malaga: http://eastofmalaga.net/

Chica Andaluza: http://chicaandaluza.wordpress.com

My Spanish Adventure:  http://myspanishadventure.com/

Spanish Sabores: http://spanishsabores.com/

Spain For Pleasure: http://www.spainforpleasure.com/

Andalucia Explorer: http://www.andaluciaexplorer.blogspot.com.es/

Adelante: http://www.adelanteblog.com/

Inside the Tortilla: http://www.insidethetortilla.com/index.html

Wagoners Abroad: http://wagonersabroad.com/

Andaremos: http://www.andaremos.com/

MadridMan:  http://www.madridman.com/

Not Hemingway’s Spain: http://nothemingwaysspain.blogspot.com/

Sunshine and Siestas: http://sunshinesandsiestas.com/

Christine In Spain: http://www.christineinspain.com/

A Lot Of Wind:  http://alotofwind.com/

Memoirs Of A Young Adventuress: http://www.youngadventuress.com/

Y Mucho Mas: http://ymuchomas.com/

Mooching Around Spain: http://anniebennettspain.com/

Family Life In Spain:  http://familylifeinspain.com/

Culture Spain:  http://www.culturespain.com/

Costa Women: http://costawomen.ning.com/

Molly Spivey:   http://mollysp.wordpress.com/

Robbed In Barcelona : http://www.robbedinbarcelona.com/

Blogs On Travel In Other Places:

Travelrat’s Travels: http://travelrat.wordpress.com/

Go Galavanting: http://www.gogalavanting.com/

Big World:  http://www.bigworldmagazine.com/art-for-foodies/

Inside The Travel Lab:  http://www.insidethetravellab.com/about/

World Hum:  http://www.worldhum.com/

Adventurous Kate:   http://www.adventurouskate.com/

Europe Up Close:  http://www.europeupclose.com/

ForFree: http://forfree.cat/

Other Useful Sites:

Live in London? One to One Spanish Lessons here: http://www.onetoonespanish.co.uk/

A favorite photographer:  www.gonzalopez.com

Loquo.com for room rentals : http://www.loquo.com/en_us

Idealista.com for apartment rentals: http://www.idealista.com/pagina/portada

British Chamber of Commerce: www.britishchamberspain.com

Entrepreneurs Network Barcelona: www.networkbarcelona.com

Barcelona miniguide*: www.miniguide.es

Barcelona Metropolitan: www.barcelona-metropolitan.com

Spain Expat: www.spainexpat.com

Barcelona Connect: www.barcelonaconnect.com

Tell The Doctor: A book of Spanish language for medical appointments. Handy if you have to go to see the Doc! http://www.verteldedokter.es/

Kids in Barcelona: www.kidsinbarcelona.com

LeCool: Lecool.com

The American Society of Barcelona: www.amersoc.com

Barcelona Women’s Network- This one is a winner with over 200 women from 30 countries. Fun and energetic women. www.bcnwomensnetwork.com

**Do you have a blog, or know of a kick-butt site we should list? Give us a shout!

43 Responses

  1. Rachel Webb says:

    Here’s my website – a link from Spain Scoop would be good.

  2. John Bentley says:

    A new planet has been discovered! Read all about it!

  3. Not sure if the #15M and Indignado movement would be of interest to readers here, but my blog http://spanishrevolutionnotes.blogspot.com/ is covering it in English. Be forewarned I have a tendency to use the F word.

  4. admin says:

    Great. I did look at your blog but didn’t notice any way to ‘follow’. Sounds interesting, the 15 grapes for M15. I also wrote something on M15 for Shareable.net, you can see it here:
    http://www.shareable.net/blog/occupy-barcelona
    Regina

  5. Great write up on the Barcelona Occupiers! I take back my snide comment from a few days back, you guys are really gonna tell the whole story — how refreshing in Spain! I have tweeted it to my Occupy friends back Stateside, I am sure it will get passed around.

    To follow my blog http://spanishrevolutionnotes.blogspot.com/ simply click the “follow” option in the top left corner (next to the search bar).

    P.S. Here in Madrid, the Okupa protesters shout, “Que pasa, que pasa, que no tenemos casa!” What does the chant sound like in Catalan?

  6. Here’s my blog, all about Gran Canaria and the Canary Islands.

    I also recommend http://www.GranCanariaGuru.com for people who are thinking about living in the Canaries

  7. admin says:

    Thanks Alex!

  8. Anna says:

    Definitely saracita.wordpress.com and latasha’s “then I met javea and fell in love” . They’re both fulbright scholar teachers and show a lovely side that travelers don’t get to see.

  9. Awww hey thanks! I gotta add you to mine!

  10. If you check out my website: http://www.MoneySaverSpain.com as well as articles on saving money we include info on cool Spanish websites with innovative products or services. (well, we think they’re cool anyway…)

  11. For holiday home owners in Spain, there’s also “El Blog”. It’s candid, it has a picture of Zorro and on occasion it serves up wise words on the market: http://blog.espanabreaks.com

  12. Consider us? We’re a small family-run bar in Granada, Spain. Built from scratch by an English expat known as “Totes”. You can read about our story and see our activities on our blog. Technically we’re a bar but really we’re a community. We’d love for you to check us out. Thanks!

  13. admin says:

    Thanks for your info.

  14. Thanks for considering me! I hope you will think of my site when you need tips on what and where to eat in Spain.

  15. Colin says:

    Here are a few more blogs to add to your list:

    Impressions of Spain – http://bobbovington.blogspot.co.uk

    Further South of Granada – http://furthersouthofgranada.blogspot.com

    Becoming Sevillana – http://becomingsevillana.blogspot.co.uk/

    Tales of a Brit Abroad – http://talesofabritabroad.blogspot.co.uk/

  16. Cat says:

    You forgot your dear old media Sevillana! Can Sunshine and Siesytas get a little love, porfi?

  17. admin says:

    Yes! Sorry!

  18. First off I want to say terrific blog! I had a quick question that I’d like to ask if you don’t mind. I was interested to know how you center yourself and clear your mind prior to writing. I’ve had a hard time clearing my mind in getting my thoughts out. I truly do enjoy writing but it just seems like the first 10 to 15 minutes are usually wasted simply just trying to figure out how to begin. Any suggestions or hints? Kudos!

  19. Chris says:

    I cover Spain quite a lot in my posts having lived in both Madrid (uni) and Valencia (work). I’d be grateful if you could add http://www.eudaimoniac.com

    My latest post is about Belchite, actually http://www.eudaimoniac.com/2012/07/03/belchite-spain-review-travel/

    Encantado

  20. Jack says:

    Great idea. Here’s our blog/website

    Forget just about everything you normally read about Tenerife, it’s usually the same old, same old.

    This is the Real Tenerife.

    http://therealtenerife.com/blog/

    Cheers

  21. Rachel says:

    I´d love a link from you for my blogs Camping in Spain http://www.camping-in-spain.blogspot.com and and Andalucia Explorer http://www.andaluciaexplorer.blogspot.com

    Thanks,

    Rachel

  22. Neal says:

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  23. Anne Garcia says:

    Howdy!

    I stumbled on your blog and really love your site. What a great resource for guiris and travelers alike. I wish I had known about it sooner!

    I am a Texan(nie) who moved to Madrid in 2011 and recently launched my own food (Southern U.S. and Spanish) and life blog (www.gambasandgrits.com-get it? :-).

    I would love to know what I need to do to get listed on your Spanish blog list. Also, if you are interested in a guest post or If you are up for it, I would love to cross-pollinate posts with you. I would promote on my site as well as FB. Twitter, Pinterest and, if applicable, Foodspotting.

    Thanks much, y feliz Ano 2013!

    Annie

    PS- What a great name, btw!

  24. Paul Read says:

    Thanks for creating this list. My site is based in the western part of the province of Granada and Ive been covering events there for a few years now. And I am beginning a podcast from the area too this month.

  25. admin says:

    Thanks for sharing Gambas and Grits!

  26. admin says:

    Not sure Neal, I think you need to unsubscribe from those comments!

  27. Marta says:

    Hi!

    At foreverbarcelona.com/blog I post every week my 5 top favorite recommendations for Barcelona restaurants, hotels, things to do… With occasional guest posts on travel tips and Spain locations and sites. Hope you like it!

  28. Alexis says:

    I’d love to get added to your list if I can! My blog is http://www.neverleavehere.com

    Thanks!

  29. admin says:

    Thanks for letting us know!

  30. admin says:

    Thanks for your interest.

  31. mathew decosta says:

    Está buscando un coche de alquiler barato en España? http://www.Alquilatucoche.com
    tiene algunas grandes ofertas de alquiler de coches. Alquile un coche con nosotros, reserva en línea hoy mismo

  32. I know this is an older post, but if you are still open to adding in new ones…. we would be honored to be included. Thanks! Heidi from Wagoners Abroad. :-)

  33. Spain is an amazing country. I cover Spain quite a lot in my blog. You also published my story on walking in the Priorat.
    Can you include a link to my blog?
    See my last story on Spain here at http://www.andaremos.com/eiffel-bridge-girona/

  34. admin says:

    Yes, thanks Eduardo!

  35. admin says:

    Thanks for telling us about your blog Heidi.

  36. You’re looking a little light on the Canary-Island front, guys. Which is why we recommend our own site. Yes, Gran Canaria Local.
    Gran Canaria Local recently posted…Four easy ways to have an amazing summer holiday on Gran CanariaMy Profile

  37. admin says:

    Thanks for that but we do actually have a ton of info on the Canary Islands. Linda, of Island Momma, writes on the Canaries for the Scoop!

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