If you are making a trip to Andalucia my advice would be to research the area and decide what most interests you. It is not possible to see it all on just the one trip and I wouldn’t suggest you try to! Some like a trip full of culture and museums, others appreciate great architecture, […]
The province of Almeria – a strange corner of Andalucia!
Almeria Province The province of Almeria is a strange corner of Andalucia. It is Spain’s hottest province with summers starting before April and lasting well into late October. It boasts the highest hours of sunshine and the lowest rainfall. The capital of the province, Almeria City, has long sandy beaches (unfortunately it was very windy […]
Albondigas (Savoury Meatballs)….
Moorish in origin, these fragrantly spiced meatballs (Albondigas) are tossed in a paprika-flavoured tomato sauce to make another well-loved tapas bar favourite. Ingredients 300g minced pork (makes about thirty) 3 garlic cloves, crushed 50g dried white breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons […]
Tarifa Water Sports
Tarifa has become an absolute haven for water sports enthusiasts… Tarifa is a small town situated on the very southern tip of Spain. With it’s propensity for wind it has become an absolute haven for water sports enthusiasts, particularly for those sports that need wind and plenty of it! Kite surfing and wind surfing are […]
Bolonia is a tiny village 20 km from Tarifa. It has a very laid back feel to it, and makes you feel at ease as soon as you arrive. One of the main tourist attractions are the ruins of Baelo Claudia. Here there are quite a few remains including that of a theatre, temples and […]
Walking in Andalucia
Walking in Andalucia, with its numerous streams and ‘white’ villages… The Calpe Ramblers The Calpe Ramblers have been in existence for several years, walking in Andalucia, having been founded by John and Ray Murphy, indeed all our articles have been kindly submitted by John Murphy. Their love of nature and rambling, which started off as […]
Fuengirola Beaches – what makes it so special and so popular? over 8km of them!!
Visit Fuengirola beaches for your next holiday in the sun! You have just decided you want to go on vacation somewhere in Europe, to take a great bite of sun, sand and sea, but you don’t know which sunny destination to choose? Head on for Fuengirola in Andalucia, as it might be right what you’re […]
Costa del Sol Weather
We have had quite a few requests from our readers to do a Costa del Sol weather page. This is easier said than done, as the Costa del Sol stretches along 161km of beautiful coastline. Malaga City is roughly in the center of the Costa del Sol, but there are many well known and popular […]
August is the hottest month of the year and it is important to adopt certain simple measures to prevent dehydration. Symptoms of dehydration can include thirst, weakness, vomiting, headaches, irritability, dizziness and general unease with a reduction in performance. The following simple steps are recommended to avoid dehydration: 1. Drink fluids even when not thirsty. […]
Costa del Sol Holidays
Things to Do On The Costa The Costa del Sol is an area located on the southern coast of Spain and stretches from Nerja in the east through to Algecieras in the west and covers some 150km. Along this coastline you will find some of the most popular tourist resorts such as Fuengirola, Torremolinos, Benalmadena, […]
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