5 Travel Tips When Experiencing Europe for the First Time

Today’s guest post by Anna Smith reminds us how important planning is especially if you’re visiting a place for the first time.   Traveling to Europe can be daunting if you’ve never been there before. The countless possible places to visit that Europe presents can also be quite overwhelming but once you’ve nailed down exactly …

PinayTraveller Recommends: Bohemian Luxury in Greece

We will momentarily leave our Spain series to go to the island of Mykonos in Greece,  to a beautiful bohemian hotel located just 300 meters from the world-famous Paradise Club. Called San Giorgio, it is part of the Design Hotels community and is targeted for people “who seek simple pleasures like waking up to views of …

PinayTraveller Films: Ria de Arousa, Galicia

      My second film!  Yay!  But a confession.  I tried editing this down to 45 seconds BUT I had a hard time choosing which video to edit out and which to keep. So as a compromise, here’s my (less than) two-minute edit.  This short travel film features my boat ride along the Ria …

Cambados, Spain: Home of the Albariño

Everything about that day was perfect. Despite being gloomy before  breakfast, the sun came out by mid-morning, setting the mood for the day ahead.  I was in the company of people  whom I was slowly getting to know and appreciate. And we were somewhere in Galicia in Northwest Spain, in a historical district declared a …