I fell prey to the oldest scam in the book in Spain.
It's easy to visit Granada's exquisite Alhambra without the crowds and here's how.
Three hundred sunny days a year and lots of white paint make this a Mediterranean high point.
''The mushrooms'' – the love-it-or-hate it structure near Seville's Old Town – are now as much of a drawcard as the city's old buildings.
Hearty bean stews, cider and excellent pastries must be on the menu when you visit north-west Spain.
Once the txotxero opens the tap, you place your glass under the stream ...
The secrets of a cathedral are revealed from the top down.
The first thing I do is throw open a window and lean out to check the view: yes, there it is.
Incredible art is placed front and centre on the Spanish stage, with architecture born from rebellious and creative spirits such as Dali, Picasso and Gaudi. Throw Roman ruins, Islamic architecture and gothic cathedrals into the mix, and you have an enthralling destination. Cities are linked by diverse landscapes; mountain ranges, Mediterranean coastlines, and rustic villages that cling to dusty hilltops, not to mention the food... oh the food.