A blog about Spain; its culture, gastronomy and people. Basically I write about my experiences in Spain and try to share the best of this magnificent and varied country with those who have an interest in all things Spanish. Anything from recipes,fiestas,photos,birds of prey,walks,wine,bodegas, meals,mountains and .visits to new places. My name is Paddy Waller and I have lived in Spain for more than 25 years. I hope you enjoy the blog. Disfruta!
‘El Kiosko’ (newsstand) is an integral part of daily urban life in Spain and has been for a long time. This week our interview for the “Talking with Spain” series is with Vicente , who is one of the best … Continue reading →
This post is by Julia Espin,who is married to Paddy Waller, and co-runs The Spanish Thyme Traveller and manages most of the Social Media for the company. She is from Murcia but has lived most of her life in Valencia.Julia … Continue reading →
Next time you are on holiday in Spain whether you are lying on the beach, visiting one of its cities, winetasting in a bodega or walking in the mountains , take a moment to think about water. It is often … Continue reading →
Xativa is a town in the interior of the province of Valencia, fifty five kilometres southwest of the capital.Both beautiful and interesting,it sits at a geographical and historical crossroads just off the Valencia-Albacete road. Map of area View of Xativa Seo(Minster) It … Continue reading →
There used to be a campaign in the 90s which ran “Teruel existe!” (Teruel exists!). A simple statement that reflected the fact that Teruel as a community felt neglected and off the beaten track, as indeed it was in those days! They … Continue reading →
Long before I met my mother-in-law I was eating her cooking which came on a daily basis via various containers to my house. It’s a long story as to why this was so but the bizarre thing was that I … Continue reading →
This is my first entry so it’s history in the making!! Well just to say that this last week I visited Teruel with my wife Julia, having not been there for nearly 20 years and I have to say: WOW! … Continue reading →