A day trip to Cordoba

We decided to visit the Mezquita at Córdoba, the renowned world heritage Mosque/Cathedral, on a Sunday during our 2 weeks in Alorà. In a short time we had traversed a few smaller roads and were on the A-45, an excellent dual lane freeway. The median strip was...

How to do a day trip to Granada-Travel Tales

The planned trip to Granada was a bit slow off the mark, what with first breakfast, followed by a shower and second breakfast. It was 10:30 before Ian programmed the GPS in the iPhone for Alhambra Granada and we were away. We thought it was a bit strange that HereMaps...

A must do for Foodies in Seville

Do you want to experience food like La Abuela (Grandma) makes? Then this is for you, authentic, traditional, sourced at the market daily, fresh food.  Where else but the food bowl of Europe? Spain. The Andalucian region and it's magnificent city of Seville are a...

2 nights in Sevilla-Travellers Tale

We climbed out, of Alora, via Ardales and then on up through the mountains, past Campanillo, until the countryside became less undulating and flatter. The closer we came to Seville, the flatter it became until we were crossing the kind of plains the rain mainly stays...

A must do for Foodies in Prague

The Eat with Locals Food Tour  was recommended by our Airbnb host, Zuzanna. We should say at the outset, we do not usually take tours, preferring to find out about a city ourselves but this is an absolute must do. We chose to do the Old Town Food Tour and we were...

Our Travel Guide to Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco is located in North Africa bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. It is an ethnically diverse country with a large Muslim majority of mainly Arab and Berber descent. Getting There Flying to Morocco is relatively easy with many...

A wedding anniversary in Budapest

Special celebrations like wedding anniversaries are very different when spent overseas, away from friends and family.  It is however a chance to spoil yourself whilst travelling. We spent our wedding anniversary, the 2nd of February, in wintery Budapest, a very...

How to spend 2 weeks in Ándaluciá

The FRS ferry from Tangier to Tarifa was a large jet catamaran, which crossed the Straits of Gibraltar with consummate ease. We arrived to find Tarifa, acknowledged as the kite surfing capital of the world, windy. Fortunately we had booked a room for the night just...

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