Ruta Rio Pesquera

Throughout the Granada Province,  there are some amazing walking trails. Western Granada, ‘Poniente Granadino’ the last enclave of the Andalucian border, has a rich history and an beautiful landscape. The best way to… Continue reading

Captivating Córdoba, Spain – With Kids

Córdoba is an absolutely captivating city.  Beautiful whitewashed buildings, narrow winding streets, a very relaxed atmosphere and of course the ultimate on your itinerary, the mesmerising Meztiqua  (or cathedral mosque of) Córdoba. Here are our top five… Continue reading

Iznajar Lake

​Valdearenas Beach is our nearest beach, 5 minutes drive from the rural village of Iznajar in the Córdorba province, Andalucia. The freshwater lake is a beautiful turquoise and acts of a reservoir for the… Continue reading

Sierra Martilla Dolmens, Granada

An hours drive from Granada, and just a five minute drive from Ventorros de San Jose, high into the mountains, surrounded by olive groves and amazing views, you will find the Copper Age burial… Continue reading

Mezquita de Córdoba

The Mezquita de Córdoba, or the Mosque Cathedral of Córdoba, Spain is a magical place.  A national monument,  world heritage site and a site of outstanding universal value.   A great example of moorish architecture… Continue reading

Walnuts

Of all the nuts walnuts are one of my favourites. The fruit and veg stalls in the local indoor markets in Portugal sold several varieties; one particular stall holder used to squeeze them… Continue reading

Riofrio

Riofrio is a small town an hours drive from Granada, 5kms from Loja, Spain.  It is a town of two rivers, the Rio Frio,  from which the then gets its name and the… Continue reading

Birthday Boy

Mayhem was two years old yesterday.  We had a great family celebration; soft play in the morning then onto a local agricultural show and then party time all afternoon! As we live in… Continue reading

Now You Are Two

The first year of your life was pretty full on.  We didn’t have the time to reflect and enjoy as much as we should have as you were ill, really ill and we… Continue reading

Exploring the Ermita

When you go exploring in the Spanish campo you can be sure of a few surprises.  A sign for an Ermita, a small church, just 300 meters from the winding tarmaced road ends… Continue reading