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Top Things to Do in Córdoba

Whilst Barcelona is the top tourist spot in Spain and it gets a lot of attention, there is something so charming about the cities in Andalucia, and Córdoba is no exception. The city center has been recognized for its historical significance, where a number of different cultural and religious groups once lived peacefully together. There […]

The Best Tapas in Malaga – A Local’s Guide to What to Eat in Malaga

The cuisine in Malaga is characterised by the Mediterranean flavours, which brings together fresh ingredients to create tasty dishes in a simple way. The south of Spain is a fantastic place to grow produce such as olives, black tomatoes, almonds, and the sweetest avocados you have ever tasted. The seasonal vegetables and fruits are used […]

Checking in: Hotel Helios Costa Tropical Review – Almuñécar

I love going to the beach on Costa Tropical, even if I live on Costa del Sol.  Although it’s around the same distance from Malaga, I enjoy the empty beaches of Granada’s Coast more. I feel they are less crowded and offer a more authentic Spanish experience. Almuñécar is one of the prettiest towns on […]

2 Days in Cadiz Itinerary – The Best Things to Do in Cadiz in a Weekend

I can’t believe that it took me two years to visit Cadiz after I moved to Andalucia, and only 2 seconds to fall in love with it. Cadiz is so beautiful, with a young, happy vibe, old architecture and a fantastic gastronomic scene. Visit Cadiz for an unhurried travel experience, with both relaxing moments and […]

How to Make Spanish Tostada – The Typical Spanish Breakfast

Breakfast in Spain is the lightest meal of the day. It is very common to go out for breakfast, some of the most popular places being the cafes attached to petrol stations. And I’ll let you in on a secret, these places make the best breakfasts and lunches in Andalucia, maybe even in all of […]

2 Days in Granada Itinerary – How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in Granada

Granada is one of the most visited cities in Andalucia, and one of the most beautiful. With a rich history and deep roots in the Moorish culture, you can experience so many different things during a weekend in Granada. In 2 days in Granada you can get a taste of what this fantastic city has […]