My name is Irene Corchado Resmella, the author of the first travel blog in English about Extremadura written by a local.

Here, you’ll find:

✓ Carefully curated practical guides to organise your trip to Extremadura.

 First-hand information from the unique point of view of a local, yet multilingual and culturally aware expat.

 Culture and traditions-related content you won’t find in travel guides.

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Visiting Sierra de Gata: Santibáñez el Alto

Visiting Sierra de Gata: Santibáñez el Alto

Tucked away in a little corner in northwestern Extremadura and bordering Portugal lies Sierra de Gata. This mountainous and sparsely-populated land is one of the region’s remotest areas, studded with beautiful little villages that would make any rural tourism lover...

Day trips from Mérida

Day trips from Mérida

As Extremadura’s capital, Mérida is a lively place with lots to see and do. I personally recommend dedicating two full days to visiting the city to be able to take in all the sights without feeling overwhelmed or exhausted. If you’re planning to stay in Mérida for...