Andalucia Diary – Seasonal Travel Notes

Malaga 2016

Our local capital, Malaga, is a candidate city for City Of Culture Europe 2016     – there will be one …

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Art Gaucin – Open Studios Weekend, May 29 & 30th

An opportunity to get an "up close and personal" view of artists' work, including Victoria Orr-Ewing.

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The Forge Restaurant – Casares

A favourite for Sunday Lunch amongst the ex-pats on the western costa del sol.  The Forge has a beautiful, with …

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Andrew Forbes Andalucia Diary Jerez

Another week; another feria! This time Jerez…

  …on Wednesday we headed to Jerez for the annual Jerez Horse Fair (Feria de Caballo). There’s more to Jerez …

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Rebujitos and Mojitos

Just back from a boozy, long weekend in Seville. It was feria week, the annual city fair which has to …

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SACAB Coín – Thoroughbred horse festival April 8 – 11

Last weekend, escaping to the countryside, found us at the annual Pure Spanish Thoroughbred show (Caballo de Pura Raza Española) …

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Wild Orchids – Sierra de las Nieves

Finally a sunny weekend! I was able to indulge my tree-hugging tendencies, by escaping to the little house near Guaro. …

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La Musa Restaurante, Casco Antiguo, Marbella

Just steps away from the tourist honey pot of ‘Plaza de los Naranjos’ in Marbella’s picturesque old town, you can …

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Where’s the road gone?

'The southern coast of Spain – blessed with the best climate in Europe, with over 300 days of sunshine a …

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Take a seat – still life, in a Spanish garden

Enjoying a house party weekend with good friends in their country pad north of Malaga, I found these interesting decaying …

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