Christmas Markets Granada Spain

Granada Christmas festivities begin around the 1st of December and end on the 6th of January. Spanish traditions mark Epiphany with the three kings bringing gift on January the 6th. The long Spanish Navidad has plenty to offer. Timeless traditions,

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Antequera Spain by piccavey

Although I have been to Antequera many times. It has taken a while to actually discover everything that this Malaga town has to offer. In November 2017 I revisited Antequera to see the Alcazaba which I not be able to

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Ecija Seville

Ecija is known as the City of Towers. Located in the centre of Andalucia this place in Seville province has a fascinating past. Learn about the Roman history, see its beautiful architecture and taste the fabulous food. Join me on

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Cicerone Guidebook Walking Sierra Nevada Richard Hartley

Walking and Trekking the Sierra Nevada Walking & Trekking the Sierra Nevada was launched this month by Cicerone Press. I was thrilled to meet Richard Hartley the author in Lanjaron earlier this month to hear about this new hiking book.

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Family at the beach Expat in spain

Healthy Living in Spain Living in Spain and Moving abroad can be hard, even more so if you have kids. What if they struggle to adjust? To ease these worries, this article offers helpful advice, guidance, and tips to make

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Gran Hotel Miramar by piccavey (

Gran Hotel Miramar, Malaga, Spain Gran Hotel Miramar had its official inauguration on 31st October 2017.  An elegant building on the Malaga coastline and a great addition to Malaga city. This building has a curious history. So I went along to discover more about

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Los Patos Granada Hospes

Autumn in Granada is a strange season. Temperatures fluctuate dramatically from mid 30ºC to a maximum of 15ºC in November. Seasonal food comes into season like Persimmon, pomegranates and of course wild mushrooms. Local Autumn dishes appear on Andalusian kitchen

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Hotel Alhambra Palace + Sierra Nevada Spain

Can you believe that Hotel Alhambra Palace is in the heart of the Alhambra woods? This historic hotel is close to the Nasrid Palaces. Just 650 metres to the Lions Courtyard from the hotel reception. Not only is it convenient

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Montefrio in Granada Spain

One of the best reasons to come to Granada is for the fantastic landscapes. Montefrio is one of these great locations. Of course the city of Granada is a great location for historic sites, gastronomy and atmosphere but the province

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Must see Malaga

Choose Spain With so much negative press these days I wonder if people reconsider their visit Spain. I have been travelling to Spain since I was 12 years old and I now live here. I never tire of visiting Spain. The problems

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