What to see in Almeria

Almeria is a beautiful city, in an equally beautiful province of the same name, and the town of Almeria is not only famous for its beaches and tourist spots, but also has a fascinating history and an abundance ... Read More...

A Brief History of Almeria

Although Almeria existed further back; in 955 AD it was ‘founded’ by Calipha Abd-al-Rahmin III, to act as the principal port on his Mediterranean defences. He named the town Al-Mari'yah; meaning watchtower in A... Read More...

Must See Cities In Spain: Seville

Seville has been called Spain's romantic city; Certainly Seville has inspired writers, poets, and musicians. Aside from looking for romance, basic survival in Seville requires eating and sleeping. Here are som... Read More...

Best Luxury Resort Hotel Marbella

Best Luxury Resort Hotel Marbella Spain Review: 5 Star Romantic Villa Padierna Golf & Spa, Fine Dining, Near Beach Resting grandly in the foothills of Marbella, Hotel Villa Padierna's superb accommodatio... Read More...

The Beautiful Cala de Mijas

La Cala de Mijas, Costa del Sol - An Insider's Guide: La Cala de Mijas is an excellent holiday base for a family beach holiday, a sightseeing or cultural extravaganza, or plenty of golf with spectacular views. ... Read More...

The Coastal Watchtowers of Andalucía

Beach and Torre del Italiano at Maro cliffs, Malaga The Coastal Watchtowers of Andalucía: Lookout Posts Protecting the Coast  The history of the watchtowers on the coast of Southern Spain tells of an event... Read More...

Where To Eat Out in Nerja

Eating Out in Nerja:  Top Tips for Spanish Holiday Meals in Nerja on the Costa de Sol An overview of where to go and what to eat, ranging from modern cuisine to traditional chocolate and churros. Good informat... Read More...

Must See: Paper Mill Beach, Maro

Paper Mill Beach, Maro, Costa Del Sol, Spain: A History of Warfare, Smuggling and Paper Making Along the Coast La Playa del Molino de Papel at the eastern end of the Costa del Sol, near Maro, Nerja, has a hi... Read More...

Fabulous Spanish Dishes

Dishes from Spain The Spanish cuisine is one of the most rewarding cuisines that have been created: Both history and geography have intertwined to give the Spanish cuisine its special flavour. The Romans have ... Read More...

Hiking in the Alpujarras, Southern Spain

When in Almeria, if you like to hike, there are many trails, not least of which is the Alcaparra, running from Fiñana in Almeria, to Lanjaron in Granada, or vice versa. The Alpujarras lie between the Sierra Nev... Read More...