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Andalusia's best restaurants, by José Pizarro

<b>Where to try tapas?</b><p>You could spend a weekend in Seville just trying different tapas bars, from the traditional, such as <b>Bodeguita Romero</b>, to the contemporary, such as <b>La Azotea</b> or <b>San Telmo</b>, and you would experience an incredible range of flavours and have a lot of fun too!<p><b>Bodeguita Romero</b> (Harina 10, …

The Best Places To Eat In Seville

My decision to study abroad in Seville, Spain for five months this past semester was one of the best I've ever made. The College of Arts & Sciences at Cornell University, where I attend school, only gave me the option to live in a home-stay if I wanted to study in Seville. So, one of my best …


A local's guide to Seville

Heladería La Fiorentina<p>If there is any place where you can taste Seville, then it is this <i>heladería</i>, which has gained press attention both nationally and internationally for its innovative creations, and was featured in the TV series, Rick Stein's Spain. Joaquín Liria has created ice-creams based on …

Alcazar palace, Sevilla, Spain

Carolina Herrera’s Madrid: My Kind of Town

<b>Why Madrid?</b><p>I’ve been in love with Madrid since first setting sight on it as a child visiting my grandmother. It is an absolutely beautiful city in the spring and summertime. I know I’m in Madrid when I wake up and see the sky. It’s the bluest sky I have ever seen in my life.<p><b>Anything special I</b> …

European Travel

Madrid Food Tour. THE Tour You Cannot Miss While In Madrid

Pin<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Stumble<p>We were beyond excited to started our 1 month Interrail trip through Europe in Madrid. We had decided to make this a culinary …

My Guide to Andalusia - Provinces in Southern Spain

<b>Molly Comprehensive Guide to Andalusia</b><p>A guide to Andalusia – The Southern region of Spain<p>Over the few years I have been writing this blog I have …

A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …


A fushion of culture in Cordova

The cathedral in Cordova is so much more than a monument to history or a place of worship for Christians. It's a fusion of Islamic and Christian …

Madrid through a local’s lens

Delve into the heart of the Spanish capital by visiting the places Madrileños go – from their favourite chocolaterías and tapas bars to the shop where they buy their flamenco shoes.<p><b>Handmade in Madrid</b><p>Madrid is a city that seems to run on a soundtrack of Spanish guitar. You hear it everywhere: …

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Pt 2: The ancient Spanish ritual of baby jumping

A centuries-old tradition held each June in the small town of Castrillo de Murcia involves jumping over mattresses of baptised infants to cleanse their original sin.


Pt 3: A fiery cleansing fiesta in Galicia

The Noche de San Juan festival on 23 June celebrates the summer solstice with ceremonial bonfires and a parade of witches.


Indulging in Spain’s Gin and Tonic Craze in Madrid

Hunkered over the glowing agate-stone bar, another gin and tonic slid into my hand and I looked at the time: 1:30 am. Why does every evening in Spain …

Reader Q&A: Road trip through Andalucía

BBC Travel reader Sumayya Seedat plans to tour Seville, Granada and Málaga with her three kids in October and is looking for tips. Our Facebook community offered their advice.<p>Last week, BBC Travel reader Sumayya Seedat asked for advice on her upcoming vacation in Andalucía, requesting “tips for a …


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How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

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National Geographic Travel

Take a Trip Back in Time at the Alcazaba in Málaga, Spain

Welcome to Málaga, Spain, and the Moorish fort of Alcazaba and Gibralfaro Castle. Photo: Silvia. Unauthorized use is prohibited.<p>Since the 11th …