Alex will start her Spanish odyssey in the North East of the Country. Her journey will start by sampling the fine wines of La Rioja and experiencing the craziness of San Fermin festival in the Basque Country.
Alex will embark on a trip along the Costa Blanca and explore the thriving city of Valencia, the birthplace of Spain's most famous dish: paella! There is much more to Valencia than its sandy beaches.
Alex will continue her journey and explore Europe's driest place: the desert of Tabernas, in Eastern Andalucia. She will follow the footsteps of many film directors and visit Fort Bravo movie set.
Alex will start this leg of the journey by visiting the international party destination of Marbella to find out about its history. She will then travel to the forgotten, wild frontier lands of Western Andalucia.
Alex will be exploring the ragged and undiscovered Spanish inland, visiting the charming windmills of Consuegraand the honeycombed old town of Salamanca. However, the highlight of her journey will Madrid: the beating heart of Spain.
Alex will end her journey in the North Western corner of Spain. This area resembles Ireland a lot more than Southern Europe and Alex will start her trip in the ragged Coast of Death, sampling an unusual local delicacy.