Friday, September 29, 2023

Day Trips

OFFICIALLY MAGICAL: Granada’s towns rated by national schemes

WHILE driving through rural Granada, you’ll see placards on some municipal boundaries saying 'Magicos de Espana' or 'Bonitas de Espana'. It’s obvious what 'bonita'...

RONDA recognised as ‘Tourist Destination of Excellence’ for 2023

RONDA, in Malaga, Spain, wins 2023 'Tourist Destination of Excellence' award for promoting tourism, preserving cultural heritage, and having great appeal.

DON’T MISS: The Best of What’s on in Spain

Top events in Spain for the week and month ahead from San Sebastian to Merida via Sanlúcar and Barcelona.  THIS WEEK San Sebastian Jazz Festival (July 21-25)....

MOONLIGHT WALKS with Donkeys on the Costa del Sol

BEHIND a small wooden gate in the hills above La Cala de Mijas on the Costa del Sol you’ll find the sort of place...

Day Trip from Sevilla: Coria del Rio

YOU won’t be alone: Between May 21 and June 1, thousands of pilgrims with horses, casetas, and ox-drawn carts will be passing through this...

National Geographic lists village in Malaga as one of most ‘curious’ in Spain

THE prestigious travel magazine National Geographic has included a town in Malaga as one of the most ‘curious’ in Spain. Southern Spain is home to...

Ronda: The Spanish town that sits up high in the mountains and will stay long in your memory

Perched atop steeping mountains and 2,460 feet above sea level, Ronda is tricky to get to but worth the effort for a trip you...

Day Trip: Mijas, a gem of the Costa del Sol

It's not just about donkeys. World-famous for its chocolate box charm, Mijas is always adding flavours, discovers Kimberley Mannion.

Day Trip: Buzzing Spanish Village Outside Ronda That is Andalucia’s Best Kept Secret

While enveloped in stunning mountain scenery, warm-hearted independent Arriate is famous for its friendly locals and a love of partying, writes Jon Clarke

Top of TripAdvisor, Michelin stars and more: How Ronda’s restaurant scene has grown and grown

THERE are few places that get to be Number One. So, it was all the more surprising to find that an intimate, little-known restaurant...

MOUNTAIN ESCAPE: As the Sierra de las Nieves becomes a National Park, we pick our Top 10 best secret...

From bandit hideouts to Roman wine cellars, there is so much to see and so many great walks close to Ronda, writes Jon Clarke

Gorge-ous Ronda

Take a hike beneath one of Andalucia’s most dramatic landmarks with local expert Guy Hunter-Watts, author of Walking in Andalucia

Day Trip 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

A tale of two cities

Bad boys, IT Girls and Wags... but for those in the know, like Kate Moss, Simon Cowell and Prince Harry, there is a lot more to discover in the heart of Andalucia’s most maligned resort, writes Jon Clarke




‘Don’t come to school tomorrow’: Chilling warning ‘bullied’ 14-year-old pupil made to his friend the day before he stabbed...

THE teenage boy who stabbed two pupils and three teachers at his school allegedly warned his friend of the attack a day earlier. The...


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