When you have a layover in the Spanish capital... this is how to explore Madrid in 12 hours.
After working a summer of festivals and totaling almost 4000 miles around the UK we thought it would be a shame not to see Ireland and drink our weight in Guinness! All before we ventured to 'The North' to live and work in the Highlands. Living mostly outside in our tent in muddy fields we [...]
Our budget guide to three days in Barcelona is inspired by our own adventures to the Catalan capital.
We were delighted to be asked by Au Pair World to write a blog on our experiences as an au pair couple this summer. As you will know, or maybe not if you are a newcomer to Hoopla, we spent our summer in Umbria, Italy with a host family living and working on their farm. [...]
Is Barcelona really the tapas capital of the world? Find out in our guide to Catalan cuisine!
It's France with a Spanish flavour. A look at our journey from Perpignan down to the seaside town of Collioure via Céret a village famed for its cherries and art.
Perpignan is a splendid example of French Catalan culture, but why not make it a long weekend and explore the seaside town of Collioure and the artistic haven of Céret for as little as 1€! Before France becomes a wine induced hazy memory, we wanted to share a couple of day trips around the Pyrénées-Orientales, the [...]
Underrated, stylish, captivating and full of character here's our week in the Mediterranean city of Montpellier in all of its unadulterated magnificence!
Our road-trip has almost come to an end but we thought it might be useful to show you some of the most scenic routes you can take.
I am a free man! (almost...) As I (Jen) type up our tales from Wales we are actively looking for jobs and organising the next stage of our journey. We might be free from summer work but there are some exciting possibilities on the horizon! I say exciting but it might be better described as [...]