Author Archives: Linn Haglund

27 Best Places To Visit in Andalucia Spain (By A Local!)

people crossing a hanging bridge in a deep gorge in El Caminito del Rey - best places to visit southern Spain.

Looking for the best places to visit in Andalucia Spain? Look no further! I’ve traveled the region extensively and whether you’ve been here multiple times or it’s your first visit, there are so many incredible Andalucia must-see destinations and attractions to explore. After living in Andalucia for over 10 years, I still find new exciting […]

18 Best beaches in Andalucia, Spain (recommended by a local)

Beaches southern Spain - La Bota beach

Looking for the best beaches in Andalucia? Southern Spain is jam-packed with beautiful beaches, some more popular than others, and some are more easily accessible than others. While it’s easy to stay local and go to the nearest beach from your hotel, sometimes it’s really worth going on a road trip exploring different beaches farther […]

10 Awesome Things To Do in Mijas Spain (+ What NOT To To) By A Local

Mijas things to do - have tapas and drinks

Mijas has been my home for 8 years. It is one of the biggest municipalities in the Malaga Province in Southern Spain, yet most people associate it with the picturesque white mountain village of Mijas Pueblo. Even though it’s one of Andalusia’s most beautiful villages, there is so much more to Mijas and you’ll find […]

The Perfect Benalmadena to Gibraltar Day Trip Itinerary

View of the city of Gibraltar and cable car which you might take on day trips from Benalmadena to Gibraltar.

Planning a Benalmadena to Gibraltar day trip but not quite sure where to start? Fret not, I’ve got you covered. After years on Costa del Sol, I’ve gone on multiple Gibraltar day trips including from Benalmadena. In this post, I’ll share everything you need to know to plan the perfect day trip to Gibraltar from […]

The Ultimate Travel Guide To Torrenueva Granada Spain

Me walking across the 60-meter long hanging bridge over the Mediterranean in Torrenueva Granada Spain

Looking for a different destination in southern Spain for your next vacation? Torrenueva, Granada Spain is a fabulous beach town home to the first suspension bridge in Spain that crosses the Mediterranean. This was what drew us to this little jewel in the first place, and I must say we were positively surprised by the […]