Welcome to Pineapple's Travels

Please join me in my virtual travels around the islands and mainland Spain, checking out places for people from Britain who want to escape for a while or for good.

Escape Britain - head for Spain

a rainy day in Britaina sunny day in Spain

The aim of this site is to provide you with all the information you need for your visit to Spain or to make a new life there.

Now that we are past the pandemic restrictions in Europe, this site is being updated to reflect BREXIT implications on people with British passports who are still resident in the UK.

Independent Travel

Find out how to arrange and book diy holidays and get the best deals. How to get to mainland Spain, the Balearic or Canary Islands by air, rail or road. Where to stay - accommodation in hotels, apartments villas, hostels or experience camping in the sunshine. Getting around - transfers, car hire or local bus. What to do - nightlife, shopping, sightseeing and excursions. Experience the real Spain.

Live in Spain

For visitors who are thinking about making Spain their permanent or second home or who have recently moved to Spain, there is information in the Permanent Living pages. Where to live, where to educate your children, tips on finding work or becoming self employed in Spain. Information about retiring to Spain, healthcare and details about the documents you need to help you make a new lifestyle away from Britain.


Owners with holiday propety to let can place a free ad. in the classifieds. Visitors can find holiday or long term rentals advertised direct by owners.

A message board and forum is provided for people who'd like to visit or live in Spain, also for frequent visitors to Spain and for those already living there. Feel free to join us. You're more than welcome. Above all, enjoy!