Design Museum and Torre Agbar in Barcelona, Catalonia in Spain; Guest post by Duncan Rhodes for the travel thruster series on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel

Travel Thruster Series; Duncan Rhodes – Urban Travel Blog

Introducing Duncan Rhodes (for those that don’t already know him), a new travel thruster series contributor, travel blogger and writer living in Barcelona, specialising in Catalonia and Spain. Eight Questions for Duncan 1. How did you get involved in writing/blogging? As told on a thousand “About Me” pages, (Editor’s note; that’s a lot of writing about yourself) my entry into the world …

Cova d'en Xoroi nightclub in Menorca on the Balearic Islands of Spain on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain Mallory_Menorca3402

Menorca; Timeless gem found in the details

There’s a chance those without a degree in smart Alec or geography will have had to google Menorca, surprised to discover there is a third Balearic island. This one however, isn’t just about all night partying and daytime recovery on the beach; it’s an unheralded and timeless cultural gem of the Spanish Mediterranean. Menorca is an island, therefore it’s blessed …

Slideguide Menorca

Guide to Menorca Capital city: Maó or Mahon Other principle cities: Ciutadella, Fornells, Cala Galdana-Ferreries Main airport/s: Mahon Principle airline: Several national and budget airlines have regular flights from throughout the UK and rest of Europe, including Easyjet, Thomas Cook, Monarch and even British Airways. Visa requirements: As part of Spain, which is a member of the European Union, visas are not required for EU citizens. Language: Menorquí …

Walking Through History in Cantabria, Spain

Guest post by Alison Bailey The Northern coast of Spain is rich in history. The geography is ideally suited to seafaring activities, there is ready access to the Bay of Biscay, and Santander has played a major part in shaping European history. Cantabria’s history goes back further than man’s first attempts to tame the sea, much further. The rock found in northern …