Is bar-hopping in San Sebastian as good as its three Michelin star restaurants?

THE idea was as intriguing as it was exciting: To compare one of San Sebastian’s famous three Michelin-starred restaurants with its world-famous tapas district. A dedicated gourmet, I had long wanted to experience the delights of what, Lonely Planet has now described as its ‘number...
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Olive Press publisher Jon Clarke gets five star access to Spain’s three Michelin Star...

Joan Roca, Quique Dacosta and Angel León are just some of the culinary stars that attended Dani Garcia's A Cuatro Manos event in Marbella
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NICE ONE SON: Valldemossa’s Son Viscos is the perfect B&B for a weekend escape

IT is the perfect place to hole up for a weekend escape. And at just 20 minutes from Palma, it couldn’t be easier to get to. Yet, despite its proximity to Mallorca’s capital, Son Viscos, in Valldemossa, is surrounded by some of the island’s most stunning...
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Moorish makeover for relaunch of Andalucian teahouse on Costa de la Luz

Exotic family photos of travels around the Middle East take pride of place in the quaint teteria
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Olive Press judges Málaga’s new five star Miramar Hotel that was previously a court

It has been 12 years since Jon Clarke first step through the doors at the Palacio de Miramar and since then a lot has changed.
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REVIEW: Marvellous Marcial still has its rustic charm despite its stars

Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke is delighted to find Asturias’ leading restaurant still has oodles of rustic charm, despite a 20-year gap and two Michelin stars
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Escape to Arcadia with a week in Asturias

It’s said the rain in Spain falls mainly in Asturias … But when Olive Press editor Jon Clarke swapped the crowded Costas for a summer break in this peaceful pastoral paradise, he only wore his raincoat once.
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Brits on the piste!

It’s two decades since intrepid expats Giles Birch and Jonathan Buzzard started working in the Sierra Nevada, writes Jon Clarke
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Sierra Nevada: Perfect for families

Telemark has been catering for families and adventurers on the snow since 1989, writes Jon Clarke

Top 10 secrets of the Serrania de Ronda

From bandit hideouts to Roman wine cellars, there is so much to see and so many great walks close to Ronda, writes Jon Clarke
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Andalucia’s poshest pet hotel

Students from all over Europe come to Andalucia’s poshest pet hotel to learn how to groom, writes Jon Clarke
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IN BOCA: Alberts is the stand out resturant on the Costa del Sol

It has been an institution on the coast for years. Now Alberts is coming into its own, writes Jon Clarke
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San Pedro is becoming one of the Costa del Sol restaurant hotspots

While Marbella's got the stars, San Pedro de Alcantara's definitely got the talent, writes Jon Clarke
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Sotogrande’s secret places to dine

Sotogrande and its nearby coastline has a wealth of secret places to eat, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke
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Up Soto creek with a paddle

Rent a kayak and paddle the whole way down the Guadiaro river from El Secadero, which is actually in Casares, to the mouth of the river at Sotogrande port
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Surfing on the Costa de la Luz

Jon Clarke takes a surf class in El Palmar, the hippest resort on the Costa de la Luz
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Whale of a time

Sun-seekers and surfers aren’t the only ones who head to the Costa de la Luz every year
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Stung into kitesurfing action…

The sport of kitesurfing leaves Jon Clarke in a tangle, after the first morning started with a nasty ‘shock’
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Feast for foodies on the Costa de la Luz

The Costa de la Luz has the most exciting mix of restaurants, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke
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The ions in the fire!

It is easily the most professional kite and windsurf centre on the Costa de la Luz
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Horse riding along virgin Mangueta beach in El Palmar

On a two-hour round trip, led by our charming German guide, the views take in fields full of sunflowers, distant hills and, of course, the shimmering sea
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Benalmadena offers some great places to eat

You have to know where to look, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke
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Sunset Beach Club is on a wave!

With a huge range of facilities, activities and shows, it is no surprise that Sunset Beach Club is one of the Costa del Sol’s most successful hotels, writes Jon Clarke
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Marbella: Capital of food

From Michelin stars to Malaysians, Marbella is the true dining melting pot of Andalucia, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke
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Estepona’s fast-growing restaurant scene

Estepona has a great mix of places to eat, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke
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The joys of eating out in Andalucia

Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke on the best of outdoor dining
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