Seville Travel Guide

Travel Guides – Seville information from Spain’s official tourism portal. Explore Seville – Seville information covering hotels and hostals, restaurants and tapas bars, travel information, tourist sights, photos, nightlife, transportation, money, cultural observations, moving and mobile phones. Seville Traveller – Tourist travel guide and tips to discover Seville culture, activities and attractions, and accommodation. […]

Madrid Travel Guide

Travel Guides Visit Madrid – Madrid Visitors & Convention Bureau. Feel Madrid – Information about hotels, museums, transport, landmarks, people, and events. Go Madrid – City guide for sights and attractions, tours, flamenco, and hotels. Madrid Connect – City guide to Madrid with apartments, bars, language schools, restaurants, nightlife, events, hotels, and classifieds. Madrid Guide […]

Barcelona Travel Guide

Travel Guides Turisme de Barcelona – Official tourism website of Barcelona. Barcelona Metropolitan – Lifestyle magazine guide to living in and visiting Barcelona. Barcelona Yellow – Barcelona Yellow Pages and travel guide. What Barcelona – Barcelona travel guide with tips on where to eat and go out, parks, architecture, and history. Blogs Barcelona Blonde – […]

What does Franco look like?


Outside the fortress walls of Melilla La Vieja is a statue of Franco. It was here in the Spanish enclave of Melilla on the North African coast that Franco launched the Spanish Civil War in 1936. [Franco Statue] Looking into his face I realised that I didn’t know what Franco looked like. The Spanish Civil […]

Melilla, Spain, sort of

Pleasure Yacht Harbour

Melilla is an autonomous city of Spain on the Moroccan coast, so when you cross the border you are technically in the EU. [Pleasure Yacht Harbour] Once you cross the border the difference is noticable in the standard of infrastructure and general cleaniness on the streets. The increase in prices is also noticable. As in […]

Spain to Morocco by ferry

Tarifa Jet

I travelled to Morocco from London from which there are many low cost airline flights. I wanted to arrive in Morocco via the classic ferry to Tangier so I opted for a flight to the South of Spain instead. There are numerous airports in Andalucia that you could possibly fly to from London. I chose […]

Church tiles of Andalucia

Church Tiles

I’m not a Jesus man but really love the ceramic tiled religious art that adorn the churches and cathedrals in Andalucia. [Jerez de la Frontera] [Cadiz] [Granada] [Seville] [Cordoba] [Fuengirola]

A taste of home – British food on the Costa del Sol

Queen Vic

The Costa del Sol has been a favourite for British holiday makers and expats for decades. This is apparent in the amount of British pubs and fish and chip shops along the coast. A recent report in The Independent highlights the contribution of UK migrants to the Spanish economy: UK migrants fuelling Spanish boom. [The […]

Jesus calling, Granada – Spain

Jesus - Grenada

Jesus calling – Granada, Spain. Travel Photos: Granada photo gallery

Costa Atlantica

Costa Atlantica

The cruise ship Costa Atlantica, docked at the port of Cadiz (the Cadiz Cathedral is in the background). [Costa Atlantica – Cadiz] The Costa Atlantica has twelve passenger decks, each named after movies directed by the Italian director, Federico Fellini. The ship is registered in Genoa, Italy. [EU Flag – Costa Atlantica]