Alcala La Real Jaen by piccavey

When most people head off to the beaches and the Costas around Andalusia. I like to explore lesser known towns and villages. So this month I am heading inland to the unspoilt Jaen town of Alcala la Real. Este post

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Giveaway Nerja Walking Guide

Exciting news! If you love walking in Spain, you will love this. This week´s blogpost is a Giveaway. Cicerone Press have generously offered one copy of The Mountains of Nerja to my readers. This guidebook is perfect for those living and travelling

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Authentic Spain Food

One of the best things about life in Spain is the food. Cooking in Spain, Getting local and seasonal produce each day is a way of life. Cooking in Spain Here are some ideas of what to cook on your self-catering Villa

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Laroles Theatre Festival Granada

When? Fridays and Saturdays in July & August. Where? Laroles open-air theatre in the Alpujarra mountains, Granada 1 hour 15 mins from Granada, 1 hr 30 mins from Almeria and 2 hours from Malaga. ´Me Vuelves Lorca´ is more than just a festival.

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ordino andorra

Since 1990 I haven’t visited Andorra. Just a quick stop on a school bus to do some shopping, it barely counted as visiting the country. S I was thrilled to revisit this curious country between France and Spain in July

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escapada a granada Teteria

Did you know that Calle Elvira was once the main road in Granada? Just off this street below Plaza Nueva, you will come across to two streets that meet to form a V shape. Called Calderería Nueva y Calderería Vieja.

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Catalan Cuisine Experience Barcelona

Can you name a typical Catalan dish? Perhaps not. Next time you head to Barcelona or the Costa Brava, make sure try one. Typical Catalan Food Typical Catalan food covers a wide range of dishes like Calçots (Scallions) Romanesco sauce or

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Spanish food doesn´t always mean tapas. Often misunderstood some refer to all Spanish food as Tapas. However there are lots of aother kind of Spanish food to discover.  The way food is served, portion size and the type of dish determines it´s name. It

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Teatro Generalife Dance Festival

Each Summer the Dance Festival is held at the Alhambra Palace. The prestigious Granada festival is know by locals and as soon as the tickets go on sale they sell out pretty fast. The curtain goes up on 23rd June 2017

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Tenerife Food Market Stall

I didnt expect Tenerife food to be so vastly different than the dishes we eat in Spain. Last weekend I travelled to Santa Cruz de Tenerife and was blown away by the great food there. TBM Tenerife, a conference for

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