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I’m Irene (pronounced /ee-REH-neh/), a travel content creator from Extremadura.

Long since settled in the UK, I explore my Spanish home region with an inquisitive mind, a sharp eye, and the duality that comes with being both a local and a visitor.

On Travel Extremadura I share ideas, tips and practical information to help you discover this beautiful yet overlooked part of Spain.

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Vegas Altas del Guadiana destinations: Medellín

Vegas Altas del Guadiana destinations: Medellín

If your trip to Extremadura takes you to the northern areas of Badajoz province, make sure to visit Medellín. Whether a stop on your way to your next overnight destination or a day trip from Mérida, this small town of Roman origins in Vegas Altas del Guadiana is a...

Badajoz sightseeing: 9 places not to miss

Badajoz sightseeing: 9 places not to miss

Despite being the region’s largest city, visitors to Extremadura often leave Badajoz out of their travel itinerary. It won’t strike you as a particularly beautiful destination at first sight but, if you can get past its unappealing outskirts, the numerous gems around...

Where to stay in Hervás: Hospedería Valle del Ambroz

Where to stay in Hervás: Hospedería Valle del Ambroz

The pretty town of Hervás is the perfect base for exploring the Valle del Ambroz area in northern Cáceres province. If you need a place to stay in Hervás, I recommend choosing Hospedería Valle del Ambroz. In this article, I share my impressions of staying at...

3 monasteries in Extremadura you can visit

3 monasteries in Extremadura you can visit

Religious architecture is very present throughout Extremadura. Whether you are a religious person or, like me, you generally stay away from places of worship but appreciate architecture and fun historical facts, some places are simply worth a visit. This article is a...

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