Costa del Sol
Views over Costa del Sol Spain

The Costa del Sol has been inhabited for over 2800 years. Although the tourism boom didnt begin until 1959, this area of coastline has evolved over those 50 years. This coastline in Southern Spain is popular with European holidaymakers all

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Malaga City in Spain

Malaga is a city that I return to often. Having recently planned a family holiday in Malaga city I could see that there were many new places to explore and discover. Getting to Malaga From Spanish cities, there are high

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Spanish Food at Granada Market

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. It is also something to enjoy when you travel to Spain a a self

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Benidorm Beach

If you have ever been on a Spanish holiday you may have noticed the way the locals set themselves up for a day at the beach. If you want to enjoy it like a local you are going to need

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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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Malaga Hammam Spain

On a hot August day I´d planned a girls spa and shopping outing. As it was going to be a hot one in Granada, I decided to head over to Malaga. The city of Malaga is on the coast so

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Malaga Spain Food Tour

After many years of heading to Malaga airport to pick up passengers, the standard airport shuttle service and spending time visiting the Coast of Malaga, I decided that I should actually spend some time in historic Malaga itself and discover the city. It´s a

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Plaza de Toros Ronda Spain Bullfighting

I have already written earlier A to Z posts on Almeria, Granada & The Costa Tropical, but this one is a general A to Z about the wonderful region Andalusia, which occupies Southern Spain. A place of so many contrasts

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Thanks to EasyJet Holidays Inspiration Initiative I have taken a leisurely stroll down memory lane…. This post takes me back home, to a small Nottinghamshire village in the heart of D.H Lawrence country. When asked to remember who has inspired my

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Hospes Los Patos Granada Outdoor dining

Andalusia is a perfect destination for a luxury break. A place of contrast, beautiful architecture, vast expanses of wildlife, long white beaches and ancient monuments, it´s well worth visiting at any time of the year. Here´s how to make your

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