Andalusia 2012 – A Travelogue – part 7 – Granada

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Part 7 of a 7-part travelogue around Andalucia. Coming to the end of their trip, the family is tired and the writer leaves his children in their holiday home to make a series of excursions in the Granada area. [Read more…]

Andalusia 2012 – A Travelogue – part 6 – Córdoba

Part 6 of a 7-part travelogue. This section deals with Cordoba, the ancient Moorish centre of which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Andalusia 2012 – A Travelogue – part 5 – Seville

This is part 5 of a 7-part travelogue. On this leg of the trip, the writer spent two days in Seville, the capital city of Andalucia.

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Enjoy Madrid on the Cheap

This article is full of useful tips to experience Madrid on a tight budget. From restaurant and cafe suggestions it moves on to nightclubs,  bars and then hotels and accommodation ideas (including couch surfing). [Read more…]

Andalusia 2012 – A Travelogue – part 4 – Tangier

This is part 4 of a 7-part travelogue. On this leg of the trip the writer, who is staying in Jerez, takes a day trip to Tangier in Morocco.

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Andalusia 2012 – A Travelogue – part 3 – Ronda, Gibraltar and Jerez

This is part 3 of a 7 part travelogue. On this leg of the trip, the writer visits Ronda and Gibraltar before arriving in Jerez. [Read more…]

Andalusia 2012 – A Travelogue – part 2 – Malaga, Marbella and Ronda

This is part 2 of a 7 part travelogue. On this leg of the trip, the writer and his family visit Malaga, Marbella and Ronda in Andalucia. [Read more…]

Andalusia 2012 – A Travelogue – part 1 – Introduction

This is part 1 of a 7 part travelogue. In this section, the writer describes how he planned the family’s trip to Andalucia, including choosing travel options, renting a car, and selecting places to stay. [Read more…]

Cartagena, Roman Forum District And Molinete Archaeological Park Wins Award

The Molinete area of the town of Cartagena, Spain, is a fascinating site for archaeology fans. The site of an ancient Roman city, much of the ancient city is buried underground, but [Read more…]

How Spain Is Trying To Save Its Tourism Industry

This article provides an analysis of the economic problems facing the Spanish tourist industry, and the measures being taken by tour guides and businesses to deal with the problems.

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Malaga chef gets his Michelin star back

A young chef in Malaga was recently once again awarded a Michelin star in the most recent rounds of such honours.

Jose Carlos Garcia first won a Michelin star in 2002 when he ran the Cafe de Paris restaurant, and in this year’s new awards was one of the few southern chefs to be honoured in this way, most of the stars having gone to restaurants in the north of Spain. [Read more…]

The Best Taco in Madrid

This short and funny article is an homage to a particular taco restaurant in Madrid, called Taquería Mi Ciudad. [Read more…]

The Powerful Beauty of Toledo, Spain

This is an article about a visit to the city of Toledo. Starting with a description of the stunning, painterly beauty of the city from their hotel terrace, the author and his wife head into the city, first visiting the El Greco museum, then the cathedral and synagogue. [Read more…]

6 Steps to Trek El Caminito del Rey

This astonishing article, with even more astonishing photography, is about the Caminito del Rey, [Read more…]

Top 5 Ferias in Spain

This article lists the top five ferias, or festivals, in Spain throughout the year, giving details and photographs about each one. [Read more…]