Our Expert Guides
We know that having a great guide is key to truly discovering a destination. That’s why our tours are led by passionate Spain gurus who love sharing their insider knowledge with our guests. We’ve got historians, sommeliers and art experts on the team, and each guide is a gifted storyteller.
We can’t wait for you to meet them!
A self-proclaimed Spanish Civil War history nerd, Jackie has traveled to all 17 autonomous communities in Spain to feast on local flavors.
Spanish and American with a touch of Venezuelan, Oliver is a former English teacher turned full-time devourer and food tour guide.
Born and raised in Madrid, Rafa has always loved food! He learned how to cook at 8 years old by watching his grandmother prepare her secret salt cod recipe. He’s now perfected seafood paella, too!
Meredith grew up in North Carolina but always dreamed of traveling and living outside of the US. She studied history and Spanish in college and after visiting Madrid in 2008, realized it perfectly combined two things she loved!
A London native who married a Spaniard! As a lover of rich cultures and foods, it was somewhat inevitable that he would find himself living in a city that feeds both interests.
With degrees in flamenco guitar and contemporary art history, Servet is an expert in Madrid’s cultural scene! He loves his hometown of Madrid for how welcoming, spirited and delicious it is!
Born in Ireland, Yvonne travel led far and wide before finally settling in Madrid. She loves the vibrant Madrid food markets, live jazz music at the Sunday Rastro market and swing dancing.
Having lived in 5 countries, travelling is in Eduardo’s DNA! Now in his hometown of Madrid, Eduardo is a curious sommelier with a passion for Spain’s artesanal wines.
Raised in kale and yoga-obsessed Vancouver, Caitlin instantly knew that she had found her real home in Spain when she took her first bite of acorn-fed Iberian ham.
Her birth certificate may say Seattle but after 10 years in Spain, Margit is an honorary Spaniard!
Half American and half Spanish, Carolyn is a well-travelled Hotelier with a passion for food, wine and hospitality.
Born in Madrid, Sean is basically a tour guide. He designs and runs tours all over Spain and he’s not easily daunted by the vast and diverse nature of the country.
From a food-obsessed family in Scotland, Ewan fell in love with Spanish food, history and art four-and-a-half years ago.
Born in The Basque Country, Paula is an award winning comedic performer and food lover.
Born & raised in Madrid, Arantxa is a professional chef trained at the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu cooking school. She loves exploring the markets of Madrid, and cooking delicious meals
Joy, a New York native, visited Madrid in 2010 and loved the city so much she never left! Now she gets to spend her days showing others the city that stole her heart.
From soggy United Kingdom, Luke spends most of his time publishing articles, books, videos and podcasts about food and travel. He’s also a qualified wino and passionate wine educator.