A Right Rural Rave-Up
I don’t do pilgrimages, as a rule; they smack of incense, austerity and blisters. But a personal invitation from the Mayor brooks no refusal, even when it interferes with my Saturday morning…
A Little Arcadia in Algeciras!
In springtime, some of the world’s top natural history experts gather at Huerta Grande Eco-Resort for El Estrecho Natural Park Nature Fair.
There are lectures and workshops, whale and dolphin trips and front row seats at the…
Medina Sidonia Guide
12 day trips & weekenders in Andalucia, Gibraltar & Morocco
Since moving west from Fuengirola to the quirky village of Los Barrios, I’ve spent a lot of time trying to escape it find out what lies beyond.
Along the way, I’ve discovered some amazing trips in the Spain/Gibraltar/Morocco Golden Triangle, and…
Cooler than the mint with the hole!
There’s only one place to be in with the ‘in’ crowd in summer on the Costa del Sol (and it’s not Nikki Beach). It’s Sotogrande polo.
More specifically, get yourself to Santa Maria Polo Club for the…
... and sucks to Cadiz Tourism!
Well ain’t life a beach!
Cadiz Tourist Board is not very complimentary about my local strip of sand.
I thought the whole point of a tourist board was to promote tourism!
No thanks to Franco!
What did the Romans ever do for Spain?
That’s not a question Franco gave much thought to when he allowed Cepsa to build an ugly oil refinery on top of one of Spain’s most important Roman…
2014 European Capital of Wine
It’s a capital year to drink sherry in Jerez! The city is holding a year-long festival of wine tourism to celebrate its most important local product. And, as you’ll discover, sherry’s no longer a little old ladies’ drink!
Farewell to a favourite son
So farewell then, Paco de Lucía. I may be the only person in the world to have walked out of one of your concerts. Over some damned silly argument with a…