Cáceres – Northeast

Garganta la Olla, the perfect Spanish rural getaway destination

A little town with barely 1000 people, traditional architecture, a slow-paced lifestyle, gorgeous views to the mountains and located in the middle of nowhere. That sounds like the perfect rural getaway destination, don’t you think? If you need a short break in Spain...

Plasencia, the city with two cathedrals in one

Many cities have a cathedral. Some of them even have two or more. Plasencia, in northern Extremadura, has two cathedrals in one. Which other city in the world can say that? During my last visit to Extremadura to attend the #TBMPlasencia I had the chance to join a...

#TBMPlasencia, the first travel bloggers event in Extremadura

A travel bloggers event? In Extremadura? I can’t miss that! That’s exactly what I thought when I found out the Travel Bloggers Meeting would land in my home region on 8th-10th May. Moreover, the flights were dead cheap and so was accommodation. I really couldn’t miss...

Peacocks, ducks and childhood memories of Plasencia

I lived in a small town in northern Extremadura called Jaraíz de la Vera for twelve years. Plasencia seemed to be a big city and was the place to go to if you needed a hospital or go shopping, for example. But, if there is one thing I remember about Plasencia, it is...

Plasencia in pictures

Plasencia was my first stop in Extremadura during my last trip back home in December. After a four-hour journey by coach from Madrid I could only enjoy it for about six hours before getting on another bus to Cáceres. What an exhausting day! At least I could do some...

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