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ubeda parador hotel and salvador church
A new motorway has just been opened between the city of Jaen and the UNESCO towns of Ubeda and Baeza . The 50km stretch of new road is apty named the Autovia del Olivar (Olive Motorway) as it winds...
view of the mezquita and roman bridge cordoba spain
Where to go in Spain in 2016… Tired of the crowds in Tuscany; feel like you have “done” the Dordogne; or don´t really fancy Turkey right now? Then Spain should be high on your bucket list. So, what...
Alhambra Granada romantic locations Andalucia Spain
Ideas for a very Moorish Valentines weekend getaway in Andalucia ... Valentines Weekend is only a few weeks away but don’t panic, there´s still time to plan a romantic getaway in sunny Spain. And...
View of Antequera Andalucia lovers rock and dolmens unesco sites spain
Andalucian sites added to the new UNESCO World Heritage List 2016. El Torcal national park along with the Peña de los Enamorados (Lovers Rock) and the Megalithic dolmens of Menga, Viera and El...
craft beers spain el cabo microbrewery cabo de gata andalucia
Artisanal Andalucia: on the Craft Beer Trail in Spain… Over the past couple of years, the number of Spanish microbreweries in Andalucia has doubled ( see map ) The region´s been slow to catch on, but...
El Torcal karst landscape Andalucia Spain setting for Emerald City
Emerald City & Game of Thrones 6 filming in Andalucia The dramatic karst scenery of El Torcal national park in Andalucia has been chosen as a key filming location for the new NBC fantasy drama...
olives and olive oil
Major Italian olive oil companies accused of fraud Just as the olive harvest is beginning here in southern Spain, the olive oil industry has been dealt a major blow with the news that 7 leading...
perseids meteor shower andalucia spain
This year´s Perseid meteor shower promises to be one of the most spectacular shows ever, thanks to a new moon on August 14 creating the perfect conditions for watching the shower of shooting stars...
dinner with view olive groves andalucia casa olea spain
Sampling the true flavours and aromas of a country is such a big part of the overall travel experience these days. What you ate, where you ate it and what you drank with it are so often those...
chef angel leon poniente restaurant michelin star andalucia spain
Andalucia emerges as gastro-destination Andalucia in southern Spain has long been derided for its poor cuisine by foreigners, ever since the Romantic travellers returned with tales of “culinary...

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