Zahara de la Sierra has all the makings of the fairytale Spanish village. Its collection of white houses, or pueblos blancos, are nestled on a hillside with a crumbling castle perched on top, all of which overlook a turquoise lake. This beautiful destination was our first introduction to Andalusia, Spain.
We share our the ten best ruins and ancient historical sites we’ve visited in Europe from castles to aqueducts to a classical theatre.
As much as we love all natural environments, we love being on the coast most of all. We share the best beaches in the world we’ve visited so far.
So what do you do if your husband sends you a chat message asking if you want to go to Valladolid the next day? If you are most people, you’d probably respond with “Valla-where?” or possibly, “um why?” If you’re me though, you’d ask those questions only after you’ve said “Sure!”