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!

Margit Sperling

Her birth certificate may say Seattle but after 10 years in Spain, Margit is an honorary Spaniard!

Hagar Jobse

Born and raised in Amsterdam, as a journalist Hagar writes and makes radio reports about Spain for Dutch and International media.

Carolyn Mitchell

Half American and half Spanish, Carolyn is a well-travelled Hotelier with a passion for food, wine and hospitality.

Sean Retana

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.

Ewan Bleiman

From a food-obsessed family in Scotland, Ewan fell in love with Spanish food, history and art four-and-a-half years ago.

Nick Drinkwater

Born in Manchester, Nick is a freelance wine educator who is working his way to be a Master of Wine.

Sanne Boortman

Sanne hails from the Netherlands and has been a professional tour guide for the past decade, sharing her passion for art, history, and food in Rome, Malaga and Madrid.

Paula Valluerca

Born in The Basque Country, Paula is an award winning comedic performer and food lover.

Arantxa Lamas

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 Figueroa

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.

Luke Darracott

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.

Oliver Lucas

Originally from South Florida. Spanish and American with a touch of Venezuelan. English teacher by day, eater and food tour guide by night.

Want to join our team as a guide? Find out how here!