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Totally Spain’s Guide to Useful Apps for Travelling in Spain

Here at Totally Spain, we’ve been customising trips for over 16 years and we’re big fans of paper maps, physical guide books and lots of reference reading material. That is why we give all of our clients their own custom documentation pack full of useful information for their trip.  But we also love the amazing travel info & advice available from the ever-growing number of handy Apps. Why not check out our favourites and download them before you begin your trip to Spain?

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Top Hotel Complaints in Spain & How To Avoid Having to Make Them

As a Spain travel specialist with 16 years under our belt, we’ve seen and personally lodged a few hotel complaints over the years. Unfortunately (or fortunately) most hotel complaints in Spain stem from cultural differences. Today, we’re going to outline the top complaints, explain why they happen and provide workarounds so you can enjoy that perfect holiday in Spain.

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The Questions We Ask Before Preparing a Custom Trip Proposal for Spain & Portugal

If you are reading this, you are probably considering a trip to Spain or Portugal. We’re thrilled you might be interested in arranging it through Totally Spain where everything, as you know, is tailor-made. For us to provide you with an accurate Custom Trip Proposal, we need to know about you and the type of trip you are looking for. The more information we have up front, the faster we can turn around an accurate trip proposal that is not just perfect for you but it is available and ready to be booked.

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Altamira – One of the Many Reasons to Visit Cantabria in 2016

If you’ve seen ‘Altamira’ the movie starring Antonio Banderas, you are probably curious to see the stunning Cantabrian cave art discovered in 1879. At Totally Spain (we’re a Spain-based travel agent and specialist in custom travel to Spain since 2000), we’re lucky to be based near the real thing which we highly recommend that you visit for yourself. Cantabria, along with the Dordogne in France, is one of the best places in the world to experience world class cave art and so much more.

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Propose in Spain with Totally Spain’s 10 Amazing Places to Pop the Question

If you are researching stunning places to propose to your other half, look no further. Spain is so diverse, we know we have the perfect location for you and your partner. We’ve organised lots of romantic breaks in Spain, not to mention weddings and honeymoons so we know a thing or two about planning special moments. Living and working here in Spain as we do (Totally Spain is a Spain-based travel agent and specialist in custom travel to Spain since 2000), we’ve pulled together some of our favourite places where we think would be ideal to pop the question in Spain below.

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Totally Spain’s Guide to Visiting Gibraltar and Tangiers from Spain

When we organise custom trips in Spain for clients from the US, Canada or Australia, we often suggest and frequently get asked about popping over the border to see Gibraltar or making a daytrip to Tangiers. Both destinations, which couldn’t be more different, can be quite easily included in a Southern Spain itinerary and make excellent add-ons especially in the company of one of Totally Spain‘s local expert guides who will make sure you get the essence of the place and its people in just a few hours.

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