Tag Archives | Andalucia

Spain’s finest Sherry and Grape harvest Celebrations in Andalucia

Sherry is made from the Palamino grape, a grape that grows extremely well on chalky soils found in Jerez de la Frontera, Andalucia. Jerez has been titled European Wine City 2014. What is done with these grapes to make Sherry, is truly interesting. Fermented to give a dry white wine, which is then fortified 16% […]

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Barcelona’s Art: architecture, artists and museums

Barcelona, a beautiful city rich in culture, arts and stunning architecture. If Barcelona is a city you wish to visit, them you’re in luck. This article will finely describe some of Barcelona’s artsy features and must-see’s. Barcelona’s modernism, Antoni Gaudí You may already know about Antoni Gaudí and his modernist architecture. Waking Barcelona by foot […]

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‘Sevillanas’ is flamenco that anybody can dance, come to Sevilla’s Feria in May

Easter, known as ‘Semana Santa’ is the most prestigious (and religious) holiday in Spain. That is why two weeks after Easter, Seville kicks up a storm and the Feria begins! Normally celebrated in April, this year’s late Easter dates have forced the move of Sevilla’s April feria to May, still two weeks after Easter. Starts […]

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Visit Andalusia and experience a Flamenco! Shows in Málaga, Córdoba and Jerez.

Many say that you either learn about Andalusia through Flamenco or you learn Flamenco through Andalusia. There are endless places where to go and experience ‘Flamenco’. Hotspots in Costa del Sol for Flamenco and it’s culture, here are some great places where to experience some real Flamenco! MALAGA Kelipe Malaga (City center) TICKETS Kelipe is […]

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Properties on the Costa del Sol, browse for your dream home at a bargain price

Many still refer to Costa del Sol (southern Spain) to “Costa Catastrophe”, following the big fall in prices and unsold new built properties populating the southern coast. Many banks have opened Real Estate websites selling repossessed homes as far as 60-70% off. Everybody is selling cheap, grab yourself a bargain!

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Visit Mijas Pueblo, a soon to be World Heritage Site with donkey taxis, Costa del Sol

When visiting Málaga or generally the Costa del Sol, you cannot go without visiting Mijas Pueblo. This enchanting white village is close to the coast, situated in the lowlands mountainside of the Sierra de Mijas mountain range, surrounded by pine forest and with PANORAMIC views across the sunny Costa del Sol. 
With a small population […]

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Gastrofestival in Madrid, 24th January – 9th February

We all know how famous Spanish is for their cuisine. So what better than enjoy it all in a festival full of fun? Gastrofestival Madrid is an annual event that hold diverse activities and experiences in food-related programmes. Back for it’s fifth year and with tribute to Spain’s tasty and renown gastronomy. Not only from […]

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“Journey through the blue” at Museu Picasso Barcelona

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, in the month of January, Museu Picasso is doing some changes to its permanent exhibition and bringing other Picasso periods to light again. The museum’s new and focus pieces of Picasso’s are “LaVie” (1903) and it’s links to Picasso’s other works. The enigmatic symbolism of the work has prompted numerous interpretations […]

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Galería Martín & Reich, a space for photographic art for all art lovers

Galería Martín & Reich opened in 2011. Their aim as (solely) a Photgraphy Art Gallery is to make art more accessible to the broader audience. Owners and artists Martina J Reich (German) and Antonio Martín (Spanish) stirred their passion for photography into a Gallery, established to create a new space for photographic art, appealing to […]

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Andalusian Rock scene, ‘Medina Azahara’ in concert, Málaga

Andalusia is known for Flamenco dance and folk music, but surprisingly the rock scene is favored too! Medina Azahara is a emblematic rock band from Córdoba, Andalusia, with over 30 years stage experience. They have multiple famous records to local ears titled ‘Necesito respirar’ (‘I need to breathe’), ‘Todo tiene su fin’ (‘All things come […]

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Enjoy some invigorating Flamenco in historic Marbella, Costa del Sol

Flamenco is a combination of cante (singing), toque (guitar playing), baile (dance) and palmas (handclaps) in the name of Spanish folk music and dance. Since 1991, Ana María has been serving and performing with great success. All their events have a have a great cast of figures and artists. Flamenco Ana María has every day […]

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For party goers planning their summer holiday, ‘Champagne Spray Parties’ in Puerto Banús, Marbella

Ocean Club Marbella hosts every summer Champagne Spray Parties for you ravers out there who want to party in the sun. Held on the last Sunday of every month (and some extra days too!) during the summer season (May – August), you can come enjoy and spray some champagne everywhere and join in the booze […]

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“Pioneer of the abstract” Hilma af Klint exhibition at Picasso Museum Málaga

Swedish artist Hilma af Klint’s (1862-1944) abstract artworks are exhibited at Picasso Museum in Málaga. 

Klint was ahead of her time, she created enigmatic pieces that represented reality beyond the visible. Her abundant use of forms, consistency and rich symbolism allow the viewer to really ponder on the big life question: the meaning of existence.

Unfortunately […]

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Costa del Sol hot spots for night (and day) life, restaurants and more

As you may already know, Costa del Sol (‘Coast of the sun’) is one of the hot spots Spain has to offer in great restaurants and vibrant nightlife. A variation from classic to traditional Spanish, there is no doub that there is a restaurant, bar or pub to your liking. 
Anything from local Spanish bars, […]

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Have a laugh at ‘Santi Millán Live!’ show in Málaga

Barcelonean comedian and actor Santi Millán brings his comedy show “Santi Millán Live!” to Málaga. This cheeky and (evidently) humorous show has already been viewed by over 15,000 people over Spain. Now it’s Málaga’s turn to witness some sexed up improvisation by showman Santi Millán. Please note: to attend, one must understand Spanish Santi Millán […]

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