Spain

Now that I am writing more about Spain, I thought it best that it has it's own area on this website
Market Days in AlmeriaI love market day, the hustle and bustle, the noise, the smells, the tastes. What I love about markets is the sense of community. They are the heart and hub of the village, town and city. I just love the variety of foods you can find, and of course (as a lover of bargains) I lo...
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Protecting, conserving and improving areas of local interest in Oria, SpainI had been following Oria Verde on social media since coming to live in the area, I was fascinated by the work they did. I contacted Pedro and soon became one of his team of volunteers, and I love it. Once a month, for a coup...
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Looking for somewhere to take your visitorsThere are many beautiful and interesting places to visit with family and friends. Andalusia is the most populous and the second-largest autonomous community in Spain and here I mention some of the places that I am happy to recommend. I would love to hear fr...
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Looking for somewhere to eat?I wanted to provide information on places that I recommend here in Spain. I have not been rewarded for any of my recommendations, they are based on personal experience. I've listed recommended places to visit and recommended business & services elsewhere on my websit...
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Are you looking for the right business or service?I wanted to provide information on places that I recommend here in Spain. I have not been rewarded for any of my recommendations, they are based on personal experience. I've listed recommended places to visit elsewhere on my website - do check them o...
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Looking for somewhere to stay here in Spain?Some great options of places to stay when you come to Spain. I have not been rewarded for any of my recommendations, they are based on personal experience, or I have got to know the owners.Almanzora / CantoriaTHE GUEST HOUSE OF CORAPrivate rooms available ...
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Nature here in the Almanzora Valley, Spain. It's amazing the wild life and nature you see when living in a rural location of Spain. Got any tips when it comes to the pests? I would love to hear from you in the comments. POISONOUS FROGS/TOADSI was shocked to find out that there are SEVEN species of p...
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What is Flamenco Dancing?Flamenco dancing is a very expressive and emotive dance, it has origins in India, Arabia and Spain. Flamenco dancing (baile) is often performed solo with lots of movement, hand clapping, impressive footwork and communicatory hand movements, with the dancer usually accompanie...
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One of my favourite seasons after Christmas is upon us. The magical week that is Holy Week here in Spain. Semana Santa. Filled with tradition and beauty, the opulence and wonder that the processions bring to almost every town, village or city Whether you are an ardent churchgoer or you take part bec...
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When you move to Spain you come with the idea of cloudless dreamy sunny days. Dipping your toes into the idyllic warm sea and leisurely bar and market wandering, with the odd Tapas thrown in. With exotic evenings lazy in the excessive summer heat, sipping wine and listening to the cicadas. And to be...
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