This Itinerary Can Help You Plan 9 Awesome Days in Spain

Visiting Bodegas Francisco Gomez on www.MilliGFunk.com

When we planned our Spain itinerary for our summer vacation, I was surprised by how little information there was online, in English, about visiting Spanish wine country and beaches. When we traveled to Spain, we wanted to mix our time between wine tasting in the Utiel-Requena region and relaxing on … Continue reading

10 Beautiful Photos of the Streets of Requena, Spain

Requena Castle via MilliGFunk

It’s fall here in Germany, and as much as I love warm mugs of hot cocoa and colorful leaves falling from the trees, I admit that the cooler weather makes me reminiscent of our last big summer trip in Europe. Take a little  walk with me through these 10 beautiful … Continue reading

5 Tips for Your First Trip to Spain

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Spain is a beautiful, varied country that offers everything from beaches to mountains; castles to waterfalls; windmills to wineries. Before you hit the ground running for your first trip to Spain, though, there are a few insider tips I want to share with you. These may not sound like much, … Continue reading

A Friendly Stay at the Quaint Hotel La Villa in Requena, Spain

MilliGFunk Relaxing at the Restaurant Hotel la Villa Requena

Our trip to Spain started in Requena: a medium-sized town in the Utiel-Requena wine region just 40 miles or so west of the Valencia airport. The population of Requena is around 20,000 people, and there are just a handful of hotels to choose from. We had a friendly stay at the … Continue reading

5 Things to Know About Arenal Beach, Spain

We took a family vacation to Mediterranean Spain in the summer of 2015. We dedicated part of our trip to inland wine and cultural travel and part of it to time on the Mediterranean Sea. Our beach days were spent in Javea/Xabia. We had a great time, and we learned … Continue reading

How to Plan a Visit to The Castle of Villena

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If you’ll be traveling near Villena, Spain, you might want to visit the Villena Castle (also called the Castle of the Atalaya). Unfortunately, unless you speak Spanish, you might have a hard time finding detailed information about the castle online. I’m here to help. 😉 I can’t tell you what … Continue reading

The Three Best Things About Bodegas Pago de Tharsys

Wine Tasting at Bodegas Pago de Tharsys

  We started our week in Spain off with a little bit of time in Spanish wine country. Our first destination? The beautiful little town of Requeña, which sits in the heart of a wine region by almost the same name; Utiel Requeña. The town of Requeña is quaint and … Continue reading

5 Things I Loved and Hated at the Aparthotel Pinasol

Aparthotel Pinasol Wading Pool - MilliGFunk

We spent three nights in Javea (Xàbia), Spain this summer. The town, which is home to lots of European expat retirees, has a sandy Mediterranean beach and plenty of restaurants, and it’s flanked on the north and the south sides by high rocky cliffs. We found a budget-friendly hotel within … Continue reading

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