Monday, July 23, 2018

Lost in the Axarquia

Eloise Horsfield describes how she ended up on a ‘village hop’ tour of the Axarquia after getting lost

Journey back in time: Genal Valley

Taking a ride around the Genal Valley is a wonderful way to see how ancient Andalucia must have looked, writes Eloise Horsfield

Car hire deposit row in Spain

EXCLUSIVE: Britons claim Benalmadena rental firm took money for damage they did not cause

Keeping Andalucia’s history alive

At Algaba you can find out what Andalucia was like 5,000 years ago, discovers Eloise Horsfield

Get into the ring in Ronda

Spain's oldest bullring offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of the controversial pastime

Discovering Ronda’s ‘hidden valley’

Walking guru Guy Hunter-Watts describes a favourite walk close to his home and heart near Ronda

At home in Ronda – the City of Dreams

Eloise Horsfield makes an emotional return to Ronda, where she lived for over a year

New Axarquia hiking route covering 80km

Tourist boost for area through new route to be marketed to foreign fans of the great outdoors

A village that has kept its charm

Jon Clarke takes a poke around La Cala, one of the Costa del Sol’s last remaining villages

The hiking trails of Mijas

The surrounding hills of Mijas provide the perfect backdrop for a leisurely walk

The changes to La Cala

The tourism boom of the 1970s has completely transformed the town

Spectacular Sayalonga

Sally Harrison explores the history and culture of this pretty Arabic village

Perfect UK getaway for expats in Spain

Elizabeth Gould takes a trip back to the UK for a typical autumn break in Robin Hood territory in Sherwood Forest

A racy evening at the Mijas hipodromo

A day (or night) at the Costa del Sol's only racehorse track is great entertainment

All about Mijas: Ass good as it gets

Don’t be a donkey: the many charms of Mijas make it the perfect weekend escape, discovers Mason Jones

Mijas: donkeys, flamenco and bulls

Gemma Wilson enjoys a stroll around Mijas Pueblo

Top tips for taking a long road trip with a canine

Nazli Kreft from the Pointer Clinic explains all you need to know about travelling with dogs

Making a splash around Andalucia

Rund Abdelfatah explores some of the region's finest spots for getting wet

TripAdvisor on trial: Marbella

EXCLUSIVE: The Olive Press takes an objective look at the phenomenal success of TripAdvisor...with some surprising results

TripAdvisor on trial: Vejer de la Frontera

EXCLUSIVE: The Olive Press takes an objective look at the phenomenal success of TripAdvisor...with some surprising results

TripAdvisor on trial: Sevilla

EXCLUSIVE: The Olive Press takes an objective look at the phenomenal success of TripAdvisor...with some surprising results

TripAdvisor on trial: Ronda

EXCLUSIVE: The Olive Press takes an objective look at the phenomenal success of TripAdvisor...with some surprising results

TripAdvisor on trial: Editor’s opinion

Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke on how TripAdvisor has reduced the fun of travelling and made it harder to find the region’s true gems

TripAdvisor on trial: An Olive Press investigation

EXCLUSIVE: The Olive Press takes an objective look at the phenomenal success of TripAdvisor...with some surprising results

Touring the incredible village of Iznate

Sally Harrison takes a visit to a village that pours beer on its plants

A fun-filled getaway in Sotogrande

Jon Clarke discovers that Sotogrande is more about activities and sports than hobnobbing with the upper classes
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