Holiday Inspiration: Hamming It Up in Extremadura, Spain

DSC01518In the first of a series of posts, My Travel Monkey’s guest writer Rebecca Mahoney shares her experience of a ham safari in Jamón Iberico’s famous home, Extremadura, in Western Spain

When I told friends and family I was off on a ham safari I’d never seen so many puzzled faces. Like Peter Kay discovering “garlic bread” for the first time – “Come again? A safari of… ham?!” – the concept seemed baffling. (more…)


Top 12 Places To Eat In San Sebastián

Top 12 Places To Eat in San Sebastián
San Sebastián is many things as I discovered on our recent trip late last year: A beautiful city with stunning beaches; an area of cultural heritage with history seeping out of its cobbled streets as well as museums, art galleries and churches; and it’s also extremely family friendly with plentiful playgrounds to amuse young children, a buzzing promenade and even a fairground. (more…)


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