When in Spain

When in Spain

Latest Episodes

20 things you should and shouldn’t do in Spain – Insights for an authentic Spanish experience!
June 29, 2020

A round up of do's and don'ts to make your experience in Spain as authentic and enjoyable as possible. Spain, like any country when we're not too familiar with it at first, can feel complicated and overwhelming.

Madrid Secrets by bike – Masonic mysteries, an assassination, pelota & fishy streets
June 12, 2020

Hop on and ride with me as I cycle Madrid's streets to uncover some curious secrets and hidden gems of the Spanish capital. - In this episode of the When in Spain podcast I sign-up to Madrid's BiciMadrid public cycle scheme and dodge the traffic to c...

Granada – Spain’s Moorish heart with Marta Sánchez from Bite Granada
May 23, 2020

In this episode, I'm joined by native Granaína Marta Sanchéz to find out everything you need to know about the must-visit Spanish city of Granada. - Marta is a tour guide and runs her own Granada walking tour company, Bite Granada.

Córdoba’s Patios Fiesta with Karen Rosenblum from Travel Spain!
May 08, 2020

Think blue flowerpots of vibrant geranium flowers of every colour imaginable. White washed houses, the scent of orange blossom drifting through the streets, tranquil patios, trickling fountains and the sound of a distant guitar.  -

Self-sufficiency in Extremadura with author Paul Richardson – Hooch, hogs & homemade soap
May 04, 2020

Author and journalist Paul Richardson joins me to talk about life living off-grid on his farm El Chabolino (The Little Shack) https://chabolino.com/ in deep Extremadura. Paul and his husband are almost completely self-sufficient and live from what they...

La hora del vermut – Spain’s favourite aperitif with Paula Móvil from La Vermutería Pop-up
April 24, 2020

Vermut 101 a guide to Spain's favourite day-time tipple, vermouth. I explore the world of this fortified wine and its culture with Paula Móvil, lifestyle editor from Conde Nast Traveler and co-founder of La Vermutería Pop-up,

Foodies in Madrid – Best bites (& sips) plus why do you listen to When in Spain?
April 21, 2020

I look back at a few food and drink episodes from last year. I sample some beautiful Jamón Ibérico with food guide Margit Sperling from Walk and Eat Spain.  Then I quaff wine and explore the world of Spanish vino with Luke Darracott and Roque Madrid fr...

Paella & pyrotechnics – A Valencia walking tour with photographer Paul Knowles
April 18, 2020

In this episode we're talking and walking Spain's third biggest city - the beautiful Mediterranean city of Valencia. Guiding us around Valencia is photographer and guide, Paul Knowles who runs his own walking private tour, Streets of Valencia. -

Málaga & The Costa del Sol with travel journalist Lisa Francesca Nand
March 30, 2020

This week I'm joined by travel journalist and host of The Big Travel Podcast, Lisa Francesca Nand.  - Lisa spent her childhood living on the Costa del Sol from the age of seven when her parents relocated from the north of England to the fishing villag...

Documenting Madrid’s Romani community with photographer Michael Damanti
March 25, 2020

In this episode I talk to Mike Damanti, a professional photographer from the United States who moved to Madrid five years ago. While on a quest for artistic inspiration, Mike came across Madrid’s Romani community.  -