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.


Extremadura castles: Trevejo

Extremadura castles: Trevejo

Castle spotting is one of the best things you can do in Extremadura. There are over 330 castles in the region, most of which are free to visit. Many aren’t in particularly good condition but are still worth the drive. Trevejo castle is one of them, and that’s where I...

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...

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