Andalucia Diary – Seasonal Travel Notes

Tasting Menu at the Benahavis Hospitality School / Escuela Hispano Arabe Hosteria Benahavis de la dieta Mediterranea

Understandably, with an economy predominantly reliant of tourism, Andalucía has quite a few hospitality schools. Today we enjoyed a sensational …

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Casarabonela – white village – Dia de Andalucia

We headed out to spend a chilled ‘Dia de Andalucia’ in the countryside; but the weather was changable so we …

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First orchid of the season

Despite the driest winter in Andalucía since the ’40s, the orchids around the house are beginning to come up. (Serapsis …

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Almonds – Cortijo de las Nieves

The almonds trees surrounding the house, which I captured blossoming, in my entry on January 8th are now verdant with …

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Medina Sidonia – hilltop town in Cadiz Province

It's still Carnival time, and the small hilltop town of Medina Sidonia was celebrating this sunny Sunday. There was a …

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Tarifa – on the way to Casa de la Siesta, a luxury rural retreat

Today we headed to the luxury rural retreat of Casa de la Siesta. I will be writing about this place …

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Schilo Restaurant At Finca Cortesin

Tasting Menu at Schilo, Finca Cortesin

We enjoyed a superb tasting menu at the Schilo Restaurant at the Hotel Finca Cortesin. You can read about the …

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Cadiz Carnival

The Carnival of Cádiz

The Carnival of Cádiz is probably the one of the best known in Spain. The entire city embraces the freedom …

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Malaga’s castle – the Gibralfaro

In the afternoon we headed up to Malaga’s castle; the ‘Gibralfaro’. There’s not much of the castle left, just the …

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Malaga Car Auto Museum Andalucia Diary

Auto Emocion – Seduced by Malaga Car and Automobile Museum Museo Automovil de Málaga

Almost 6 months since it first opened, we’ve finally made it to the stunning Málaga Car and Automobile Museum (Museo …

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