13 Things to do in Bilbao with Kids – Spain Road Trip

Looking for things to do in Bilbao with kids? We’ve got’em. The best time to visit Bilbao with kids is summertime, of course. However, no matter when you travel to Bilbao, you’ll find a creative, dynamic city to explore. Things to Do in Bilbao with Kids  Below I’ve listed up our recommendations for what to […]

Tips for Visiting Monasterio de Piedra: Spain Family Travel

The Monasterio de Piedra Park is an incredibly beautiful place. We stopped by on the way back to Valencia from Zaragoza, and were glad we did. Founded in 1194, this monastery and the land surrounding it are a lush nest of green in a desert of crumbling yellow. Despite being close to several major cities, driving to Monasterio […]

15 Great Things to Do in Asturias with Kids – Spain Road Trip

Despite the many things to do in Asturias, this region of northern Spain is often overshadowed by its neighbors Galicia and the Basque Country. However, during our road trip through northern Spain, we discovered many awesome things to do in Asturias with kids. In fact, we spent the longest period of our trip in the […]

The Oma Painted Forest: Family Hiking in Basque Country – Family Travel in Spain

The Oma Painted Forest was our only hiking in Basque Country, but it’s an easy place to recommend to just about anyone. It’s not the easiest or flattest path, but it’s not overly strenuous either. More than that, the views you’ll get in the Oma Painted forest are unlike any other. If you want to do […]

Lakes of Covadonga, Hiking in the Picos de Europa – Spain Road Trip

Like a cow pasture in heaven, the Lakes of Covadonga are like a cloud-kissed pastoral…Wait that came out wrong. Or did it? The Lakes of Covadonga are beautiful, and an easy walk for little feet. And cows! There are cows! Ok so here’s the takeaway: hiking to Lakes of Covadonga are easy and beautiful. Little kids […]

Hiking in Asturias – Ruta de las Xanas: Spain Road Trip

Hiking in Spain is great. Hiking in Asturias is even better, especially in the summer, when much of the country feels like an oven. Hiking in Asturias — Ruta de las Xanas With its cool breezes and lush green landscapes, a summer day in Spain’s Asturias region is a day well spent. Out of all of […]

Visit Playa de las Catedrales in Galicia – Spain Road Trip

Playa de las Catedrales (Cathedral beach) in Galicia is easily one of the most beautiful places we saw during our road trip through Northern Spain. You’ve probably seen pictures like the one below. Yes, it looks like that and it’s beautiful, but before you show up expecting to have the beach to yourself while you […]

Santiago de Compostela with Kids – Spain Road Trip

Northern Spain is a pretty magical place, and visiting Santiago de Compostela with kids is a must for anyone traveling through the region. For thousands hikers and pilgrims every year, Santiago de Compostela is the end point or even a sacred destination. For people like like us, it’s an opportunity to eat, learn and soak […]

The Ourense thermal baths: Hot Springs in Spain

The thermal Baths in Ourense was an…interesting experience. Of all the things to do in Galicia with kids, our day at the Ourense thermal baths may be one of the most memorable. Not for the reasons you might suspect, however. The Ourense Thermal Baths When we lived in Japan, one of our family’s favorite things […]

Spain Road Trip: Things To Do in Ourense, Galicia with Kids

If you’re going to northern Spain, then plan to spend some time in Galicia with kids. For us it meant exceptional food, a stunning coastline, and one of the biggest adventures of this trip. For most people visiting Galicia with kids, the main destination is Santiago de Compostela, but we were charmed by many places […]