Andalucian Wine Regions Beyond the Sherry Triangle!
Sierras de Ronda, Granada & Montilla-Moriles Andalucía is famous for a lot of things. However, its wines from beyond the Sherry Triangle are relatively unkown! Sherry wine is the shining light in the South, streaking ahead of the rest in terms of fame and notoriety. Most of you reading this will have tried a glass […]
Enriching Hiking Journeys in Andalucia
Let’s face it, 2020 is proving to be a tough year. When we return to a semblance of normality, some of us will yearn to travel to a destination to relax. Others will want a holiday to disconnect. Many of us will look for a bit of wellness and pampering. These are all very valid […]
The 6 Best Bond Roads in Andalucia!
We’ve all at some point seen the films, marvelled at the settings & scenery and dreamed of casually cruising along those winding roads in a convertible, with Bond or the Bond girl by our side! And right now, being able to get out and explore some country roads, away from the busy cities, is pretty […]
Blissful Bubbles in Rural Spain
Nearly 3 months after the initial national lockdown, following an orderly de-escalation process, Spain is finally on the brink of reaching the “new normal”. Spain was one of the most severely affected countries in Europe, with the two largest cities of Madrid and Barcelona taking the brunt of the infections. But it may come as […]
8 Positives for Spain’s Environment from COVID-19
Wild animals patrolling city parks and abandoned streets have certainly been one of the more entertaining elements in the media during this pandemic. These images may well become one of the most enduring too. However, the temporary confinement and travel restrictions throughout Spain have had a wide range of positive effects for nature, which we […]
A Virtual Tour of Spain’s Highlights!
Whether you’re homebound, responsibly self-isolating or just dreaming about a visit to Spain, we have gathered together some virtual tours to help pass the time while you #stayathome. Thanks to many cultural organisations opening up their virtual doors, Spain’s unmissable and most spectacular cultural sights, museums and landmarks are at your fingertips to explore. Let […]
10 Reasons to holiday in Andalucia in November
Every year I ask myself why there is a sudden drop in visitors to Andalucia as soon as the calendar enters November. After a busy and bustling September and October, I find it a strange contrast watching this month unfold in a much quieter fashion. There are factors such as calendar events (Easter Week or Ferias) or […]
Hiking the Caminito del Rey
The other day I had the honour and the pleasure of hiking the Caminito del Rey in Málaga Province. The Caminito del Rey feels like a blend between a hike and an aerial adventure. Visitors trek through beautiful scenery as well as edging along wooden walkways attached to a sheer cliff face located many hundred feet […]
A Tailormade itinerary in Seville
a tailormade itinerary that revolved around history, architecture, art (old and new), gastronomy and most importantly, getting under the skin of Andalucia and meeting some of the locals. We recently had the pleasure of sharing our home city of Seville with a delightful group from England! This tailormade itinerary was 9 months in the making. Gillie and Alison […]
Aponiente – a menu made by an Angel
A few days ago we had the honour and the pleasure to have lunch at Aponiente. It’s an experience that we will never forget. Our 5 senses were bombarded during a 4 hour meal that involved 22 taster dishes and numerous perfectly paired wines. My wife and I enjoy our food! But I hasten to […]