How to Get Assistance from a Local When Travelling

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It’s never easy arriving in a foreign city, not knowing where anything is located, especially if you also don’t know the local language. It’s even harder if you’ve also got a dog at your side. It’d be great if you had a trusted local friend who could help you out when you needed it, whether … Read more

Dog-Friendly Spain: Travelling in Spain with a Dog

Dog-friendly Spain

I’ll admit straight up, Spain is unfortunately one of the least dog-friendly countries in Europe. Although many Spanish own and pamper their dogs, they don’t have the same attitude towards dogs that many other European countries do, where dogs are frequently allowed inside restaurants and allowed on public transport as a right. Travelling in Spain … Read more

24 Dog-Friendly Hotels in Spain (From Madrid to Tenerife)

Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Spain

If you’re heading to Spain with your pup, you’ll need to sort out some dog-friendly accommodation pronto! And while there are plenty of hotels in Spain that will accept you and your dog, needing to find pet-friendly hotels will limit your accommodation options somewhat. When I researched the percentage of dog-friendly hotel listings in different European cities, … Read more

How to Travel to Spain with a Dog from the UK

Taking Dog to Spain From UK

With its sunshine and heat, not to mention beautiful beaches and affordable dining, it’s no surprise that Spain is a popular destination for travellers (and retirees) from the UK. And for most travellers it’s also an easy and cheap destination to fly to. But if you’re travelling with a dog, it’s a trickier affair travelling … Read more

Why the Basque Country is the Best Region of Spain to Visit with a Dog

Best region of Spain to visit with a dog

Upon arriving in Bilbao, the largest city in the Basque Autonomous Community (or Basque Country) in northern Spain, I was struck by how many dogs I saw on the street. There were countless dogs walking with their owners, far more than in the other parts of Spain I had visited up to that point (and visited … Read more

Gaudi by Bike: A Self-Guided Bike Tour of Gaudi’s Works in Barcelona

Gaudi tour Barcelona

Top at the list of the attractions that you have to see in Barcelona are the works of the renown Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. His most famous work is the enormous, and still under construction, church of La Sagrada Família. But there are also another five properties built by Gaudí that are also UNESCO World Heritage … Read more