Andalucia Diary – Seasonal Travel Notes

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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‘En esta casa no se fia’ – rurul life in Alcala de los Gazules, Alcornocales, Cadiz Province

So we made it to the Alcornocales Natural Park, an hour west in Cadiz Province; it’s one of Europe’s largest …

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Roman columns and refinery chimneys – San Roque, Cadiz Province

In preparation for a trip to explore the huge Alcornocales Natural Park, we headed into San Roque, to visit the …

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The Arab Baths of Ronda, Andalucia, Spain

In Ronda’s San Miguel neighbourhood, at the foot of the ancient city walls of the town’s Islamic medina are the …

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