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These posts are about the local people we meet, with insider tips we gather from locals, Q&As with locals, as well as great local spots and hidden gems we discover.

Local Knowledge: Sergio from Barcelona

Local Knowledge: Sergio from Barcelona

“I love working with people, having a common goal, and seeing the evolution of the project,” our Local Knowledge expert Sergio from Barcelona tells us as we soak up some sunshine with his friends at a café terrace opposite his home in Gracia. “And then at...
Local Knowledge: Belen from Jerez

Local Knowledge: Belen from Jerez

The only woman among the 17 professional horse riders at La Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre (the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art) in Jerez, considered to be the world’s best riding school of its kind, Belen Bautista is “a gifted girl” according to...
Local Knowledge: Jamila from Marrakech

Local Knowledge: Jamila from Marrakech

Jamila, the manager, housekeeper and chef at the riad we are staying at in Marrakech, has been our go-to girl in this magical Moroccan city, providing us with local tips, advice and directions each day. Born and brought up in the kasbah of Marrakech, Jamila, 35, is...