Jerez/Xérès/Sherry: The Wine with Historical Ties to the UK

The first blog I’ve written in a while, but finally finished! Jerez is a fortified white wine with so much history, and while it may not be as popular as in the past, it’s still very much a wine lover’s dream…

Skiing in Spain: Really?!

A guide and personal advice about skiing in Spain. Catch the end of the 2012-22 season, or plan for winters to come!

City Guide: Córdoba, Andalucía

A city with a name that is replicated all over Latin America, Córdoba is growing in reputation as a city that must be visited during any visit to Andalucía. It usually isn’t even in the top 3 for visitors, who often put Sevilla, Granada, Malaga and Cádiz higher on the list. After visiting this city,Continue reading “City Guide: Córdoba, Andalucía”

Enjoying the villages of the Alpujarra region: Pampaneira, Bubion, Capileira.

Nestled deep into southern Granada on the south side of the most prominent, and highest mountains on the peninsula, lies a true Spanish gem hidden away from most people passing from Granada to the coast, Alpujarra. Leave the autovia and connect to the A-348 and then the A-4132 from Orgiva and the mountain road takesContinue reading “Enjoying the villages of the Alpujarra region: Pampaneira, Bubion, Capileira.”

10 things about cycling in Andalusia.

Cycling in Andalusia is such an experience for the better and worse when considering where to travel by bike in Spain. It was there I upgraded to a mid-range road bike, and have tested it and myself in this amazing part of the country. I may have only scratched the surface on places to visitContinue reading “10 things about cycling in Andalusia.”

City Guides: Sevilla

The South of Spain may now be my home, but my imagination of it was different to what I now know is the reality. I knew I was probably going to see some stereotypes come to play there, with the flamenco, and bullfighting and a classy tapear culture. To some extent, that was true, butContinue reading “City Guides: Sevilla”