Andalucia Diary – Seasonal Travel Notes

Real La Joya Almeria

Boutique Hotel Real La Joya – a gem in Cabo de Gata, Almeria

Cabo de Gata natural park is one of my favourite places. It’s a remarkable, semi-arid region, running along the Mediterranean Coast. So it’s a real pleasure to discover new boutique hotels in this relatively undiscovered part of Andalucia. The Real La Joya boutique hotel, just outside the seaside village of Agua Amarga on the shores of the Mediterranean, is a real …

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Welcome to Andalucia Diary

Introduction to AndaluciaDiary.com by Andrew A Forbes from AndrewAForbes on Vimeo. PLEASE CLICK ‘READ MORE’ TO OPEN VIDEO INTRODUCTION

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Costa De La Luz Roadtrip

Costa de la Luz Road Trip

The coast of Cadiz province has been nick-named ‘Cadizfornia’. Little suprise really when one considers the bright ocean light; the …

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The Mesa Roldan lighthouse and Keeper

I just love the Cabo de Gata natural park. It’s climate totally suits me, and I find the semi-arid, volcanic …

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Patios of Palacio de Viana, Cordoba

This aristocratic mansion was sold to the town hall which now offers visitors the chance to discover the beauty of …

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Balcon de Cordoba – one of my favourite Andalusian boutique hotels

I think I might just have found my favourite small hotel in Andalucia, the Balcon de Cordoba. It’s a glorious …

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Doors of Andalucia

The historic towns of Andalucia’s interior offer an insight into the regions rich architectural heritage. Doors of course are a …

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Gran Hotel Miramar Malaga

Malaga is Spain’s third most visited city and is consolidating it’s position as a city of culture and cuisine – …

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Hiking in Sierra de las Nieves

Recently I’ve started using Wikiloc for hiking routes in Andalucia. It’s really excellent for planning a day in the mountains …

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Pousada Palacio de Estoi – Faro, Portugal

As you know, our neighbour Portugal is one of my favourite countries; it’s such a romantc destination, with great beaches, …

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Andalucia Roadtrip Camper

Road Trippin’ in a Camper – Southern Spain

Southern Spain is one of the best places in Europe to enjoy a road-trip. The climate, landscape and the excellent …

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Bolonia Beach in Winter

Our New Year’s ritual – head to Playa de Bolonia and go swimming – it’s a great way to start …

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