Andalucia Diary – Seasonal Travel Notes

Las burbujas de Freixenet – Call me Bubbles!

You know it’s the holiday season in Spain when the Freixenet spot airs on TV. The ads vary in length …

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Forgotten trails in La Mairena

Today enjoyed a wonderful walk in the warm afternoon sun. When walking near the house, I normally I always head …

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Noche Buena – Ronda

We’ve driven home for Christmas. The sun is beaming down, so the town lacks its normal festive wintery chill. Instead …

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Loving December in Andalucía!

Finally enjoying my free lunch courtesy of my gym, The Don Carlos Tennis Club – thank you! Christmas in a …

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Suerte! Good luck in the Christmas Lottery!

Good luck everyone in the lottery! Today is the big day, for the big Christmas lottery, affectionately called ‘El Gordo’ …

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I can see Africa!

This evening the view from La Mairena was beautiful. My camera doesn't do it justice, but not only were the …

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Knut’s Gastrobar, Contemporary Tapas Bar, San Pedro

A friend recommended we try this relatively new eatery in San Pedro; and I’m really pleased they did. The small …

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Avanto Restaurant – Mijas Costa

This was a surprising place. I pass Avanto Restaurant so many times on the coast road, but never thought to …

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Guaro – Old Town

The village of Guaro is filled with charm during its annual festival of Luna Mora, when the streets are illuminated …

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Liquid Gold

We’ve come up from the coast to Cortijo de Las Nieves, near Guaro for the weekend. My neighbour said his …

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