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Luke Andrews: Honest Jerez

The nonsense of Spanish opening times

The only thing that you can do in Jerez on a Sunday is go out for tapas

Christmas Zambombas in Jerez

A special and uniquely Jerezano event unites the city this Yuletide

The Great Mosque of Córdoba

OP blogger Luke Andres says 'if you don't visit it, you're mad!'

Travelling to Jerez de la Frontera from Sevilla

Jerezanos relationship with the UK goes no further than alcohol, the perfect way to start a strong and lasting bond

La Bodega de Gonzalez Byass

OP blogger Luke Andrews takes a trip around the largest Bodega in Jerez

Olive Press blogger meets Syrian refugees in Jerez

Luke Andrews says we should do be doing more to help them

Iberian lynxes born at Jerez Zoo

ON Friday, 15 April, Jerez Zoo gained its newest arrivals. The female Iberian Lynx gave birth to three Guinea pig-sized kittens. The mother, Castañuella, remained...

What to expect from a long distance relationship – sort of

OP blogger Luke Andrews (in Spain) on long distance relationships

Gaelic football heals social fractures in Jerez

Locals utilise the Irish sport to fight against sexism and heal broken communities

Jerez’s patron day: A good excuse for a holiday!

The local festivity gives everyone an extra day off work. It comes just before the Día de Columbusso it gives Jerezanos a long, four day weekend

Scottish country dancing comes to Jerez

OP blogger Luke Andrews joins in the fun at the 22nd Annual Meeting of Scottish Country Dancers in the Iberian Peninsular

Politicians and businessmen work to restore calm as Brexit looms

OP blogger Luke Andrews gives his own personal view following the UK's Brexit vote

Where can I see dead people?

Olive Press blogger Luke Andrews stumbled upon the Real Bodies exhibition when he visited Portugal

Jerez Zoo: Why do visitors behave like animals?

A quick visit by OP blogger Luke Andrews reveals some disturbing facts about attitudes towards the creatures

Should we reinstate Jerez’s oldest mosque?

OP blogger Luke Andrews reports that last week students gave respect to their Muslim heritage, posing questions about its place in modern Spanish society

La Guitarrón: The best wine experience in Jerez

Away from the tourist jargon and the public glare, La Guitarrón is truly one of the undiscovered jewels of Jerez

Jerez helps Syrian refugees

Syrian refugees are now settled in Junta de Los Rios

Spanish stereotypes of the British and British stereotypes of the Spanish

OP blogger Luke Andrews on how we perceive each other

Getting ready for the Jerez feria

OP blogger Luke Andrews watches the preparations for the feria in Jerez

Top 5 places to dine in Jerez

OP blogger Luke Andrews presents his tried and tested restaurant recommendations for you in Jerez

Bringing the Osprey back to Spain

OP blogger Luke Andrews enjoys a wild weekend volunteering with Jerez zoo

The problems of working in two schools for English-language Auxiliares in Andalucia

OP blogger Luke Andrews interviewed Auxiliares to find out their opinions on having two schools

Jerez’s archaeological museum… a must see

The Archaeological Museum of Jerez - a surprisingly exquisite, engaging and complete collection of artefacts

A Través del Tiempo: An art exhibition by David Saborido

Olive Press blogger Luke Andrews caught up with the painter behind the latest exhibition at Castillo de Santa Catalina

Halloween in Jerez de la Frontera

You’ll be sure to have a fantastically frightening night wherever you end up

Mushroom picking: A chance to reconnect with our hunter-gatherer past

It is essential to go with experts. Some mushrooms are toxic, and telling them apart is often tricky
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