Hotels we love: Bienvenidos a España

By Christine Mitchell-De Fina | August 4th, 2020 | Insider, Hotels, Spain, Travel Tips

Travel is an amazing experience that can be truly life-changing, but it's also an experience that is deeply personal.  We all have different[...]


By Christine Mitchell-De Fina | June 2nd, 2020 | Insider, Spain, Travel Tips, See & Do

In just a few days, some of our Mediterranean destinations will be reopening their doors to European tourists, setting the stage for the next[...]

Your perfect first trip to the Mediterranean: Spain

By Christine Mitchell-De Fina | March 3rd, 2020 | Spain, Travel Tips, See & Do, Mediterranean

Visiting a new place can be thrilling, exciting, life changing - and, well, a bit nerve-wracking as well. Let's face it, traveling is an adventure[...]

Spring break with your family: Spanish highlights

By Christine Mitchell-De Fina | November 19th, 2019 | Family, Spain, See & Do

Though it might seem early to start thinking about how to spend your family’s spring vacation, it’s actually the perfect time to start planning.[...]

Best wineries: Bodega Ysios, Rioja, Spain

By Christine Mitchell-De Fina | October 19th, 2019 | Eat & Drink, Spain, Culture, See & Do

Spain is a vibrant, enchanting destination that casts a spell over visitors not just with her historical sites, lively cities and authentic small[...]

Holiday Vacation Ideas: Spain

By Christine Mitchell-De Fina | September 10th, 2019 | Spain, Travel Tips, See & Do

Traveling during the winter holidays is a great idea and a wonderful way to experience some of Europe’s most beautiful cities in the “off season”-[...]

Our Top 5 Tips for Surviving the Summer Heat: Madrid

By Christine Mitchell-De Fina | July 23rd, 2019 | Eat & Drink, Spain, Travel Tips, Culture, See & Do

Madrid is a hot destination in all senses of the word. A bustling, vibrant city of colors and aromas, it can also be one of Europe’s warmest[...]

A BVT Client Perspective: Spain, Portugal and Bologna, Italy

By Megan McCaffrey | December 11th, 2018 | Eat & Drink, Hotels, Spain, Travel Tips, Culture, Italy, Portugal, See & Do, Bella Vita Travels

Our "two-peat" clients from California, were coming to Italy for a wedding and decided to add on some destinations to their trip: Spain and[...]

Plaza Mayor in Madrid, Spain

By Megan McCaffrey | May 24th, 2018 | Spain, Culture, See & Do

The Plaza Mayor, in the heart of old Madrid, is one of the most beautiful and historic spots in the city. The site of the modern square has been a[...]

Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain

By Megan McCaffrey | May 22nd, 2018 | Spain, Culture, See & Do

The Prado Museum is finalizing their plans for their big bicentennial in 2019, when it will turn 200 years old. But it's hard to imagine how it[...]

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