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Osuna – Renaissance bling in the Hidden Andalucia

This remarkable town is chockful of ancient architecture; the university, monasteries and churches full of priceless sacred art. You can …

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Seville – and the magnificent Hotel Alfonso XIII

Today we arrived in Seville. Leaving some chilly, overcast wether on the coast, we arrived in the mild and sunny …

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Casarobonela – the Hidden Andalucia beyond the tourist trail

A cold beer, a glass of Rioja, and three tapas…how much do you think that should set you back? 10 …

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Five of my favourite hotels in Southern Spain – #luxurytravelpursuits review

After almost a decade my love affair with Andalucía is still in that blissful honeymoon stage; I’m still discovering things …

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Tarifa Town, Cadiz Province, Costa de la Luz, Andalucia

I love the coast around Tarifa, continental Europe’s most southerly point. The beaches, despite pressures from developers and short sighted …

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Aromatic Mediterranean Walk, Sierra de las Nieves

This December weather is fantastic; means I can get out all the time! Today, despite a slightly chilly breeze, it …

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Hotel Reina Victoria, Ronda, Andalucia

For Christmas Eve, instead of staying in the family home, we stayed, as a treat, in the newly renovated Hotel …

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Festive Wine Tour in Ronda

Keeping with the theme of Ronda at Christmas, here is a piece of mine about wine tasting in Ronda – …

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Christmas Eve – Noche Buena – Ronda

One of my favourite days if the year; Christmas Eve. I feel very lucky to have married into a very …

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Winter Solstice – Ronda, Andalucia

We've arrived in Ronda for a Memorial Mass this evening. We've just a walk in and around town at more …

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