Choosing the Perfect Road Trip Vehicle

 sponsored post We love to travel and have been on some epic road trips in our time, so we thought that we’d share our tips for choosing the perfect road trip vehicle. Before the boys came along we toured around New Zealand and Australia in various camper vans. As a family our longest road trip […]

Sorthela Castle and Village, Sortelha, Central Portuga

Sorthela Castle and Historic Village, Central Portugal

Sorthela Castle and historic village is one of Central Portugal’s 12 historical villages or Aldeias historical de Portugal. Sorthela is one of Portugal’s oldest and most beautiful villages. The walled village is guarded by the towering 13th Century castle, built in 1228 by order of King Sancho II. You can walk along the castle walls, […]

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Goodbye 2017, Happy New Year

Goodbye 2017 and hello to 2018! This year has been amazing, living in the Granada region of Spain, deep in the Spanish campo has been totally inspiring. We have travelled all over Andalucia and been outside every single day, walking, hiking, playing and exploring. At the end of the very, very hot summer we moved […]

Merry Christmas from Topsy Turvy Tribe 2017

Merry Christmas

This Christmas we have travelled from Central Portugal to the Costa del Sol in Spain to spend some quality time with family; Grandma, Grandad, Aunties, Uncles and cousins, just as it should be at Christmas time perfect. It’s not quite as cold as England here, in fact we spent this afternoon on the beach. The boys were […]

The Best Playground in Spain, Antequera, Andalucia, Spain by Topsy Turvy Tribe

The best playground in Spain..?

Antequera in Andalucia has so much to offer, the wonderful old town, Alcazaba, Lovers Rock, the Dolmens, weird rocks in the nearby El Torcal Natural park and a lagoon home to flamingos, all make a visit worthwhile.  As a family with two young toddlers we also keep an eye out for decent playgrounds on our […]

Fun at Torrox Costa

The boys had a great time playing on this new huge Gaudi-esq undulating tiled installation which spreads along the the Carr. de Algeria and Av. de Andalucia in Torrox Costa, Malaga, Andalucia. This area is famed for ‘La major clima de Europa (The best climate in Europe).  It was raining and cold up in the […]

Ruta Rio Pesquera

Throughout the Granada Province,  there are some amazing walking trails. Western Granada, ‘Poniente Granadino’ the last enclave of the Andalucian border, has a rich history and an beautiful landscape. The best way to explore the countryside is to follow a Caminos Naturales Ruta, a route following natural paths.   The Ruta  Turistica Rio Pesquera end […]

Mezquita de Córdoba

The Mezquita de Córdoba, or the Mosque Cathedral of Córdoba, Spain is a magical place.  A national monument,  world heritage site and a site of outstanding universal value.   A great example of moorish architecture and simply a breathtaking building. If you are an early bird (not difficult with two small children) and arrive from 08.30-09.30am you are […]

Frigiliana

Yesterday we visited Frigiliana in Andalusia.  A beautiful whitewashed village nestled in the hills, twenty minutes from the coast, one hour from Malaga.  Voted the most picturesque village in Andalusia by the Spanish Tourist Authority, the gem of Axarquía. If your feet get tired you can always hop onto the three cultures train for some great views! […]