Checking in: Hotel Convento La Magdalena Review – Antequera, Spain

I booked the Hotel Convento La Magdalena in Antequera because it offered such great value for money. I also loved the idea of a hotel in a renovated old monastery, in the countryside. I went to Antequera to hike in El Torcal National Park and decided to treat myself with an overnight stay and a […]

Top Things to Do in Seville, Spain

Seville is a beautifully historic city in the south of Spain. Originally founded as a Roman city, and later a Moorish capital, Seville boasts a gorgeous Gothic cathedral, Mudejar palaces, and narrow medieval lanes. It was a powerful 16th century trade centre, and today is the capital of the Andalucia autonomous region of Spain. With […]

Top 20 Vegetarian Spanish Tapas to Try in Andalucia

Being a vegetarian travelling in Spain doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy the delicious tapas culture. On the contrary, there are so many mouth-watering vegetarian Spanish tapas, you will probably need a return trip to the country to try them all. When you travel around Andalucia you will find that each region has its own […]

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 […]