Scribbler in Seville

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A weekend in Costa Ballena: spa, surfing and sherry.

Like most families with young children, we tend to book self-catering apartments when we go away. Much more flexible, with our own kitchen and fridge, so we can eat what we want, when we want, where we want; plus the extra…

The Andalucia Show: from Almeria to Seville

My children with their flag, fan and pennant in the regional verde y blanco to celebrate Dia de Andalucia, 28 February. My daughter is proudly showing off her mixed heritage. Children here in Andalucia are inculcated with a strong sense…

Ship of Dreams – Titanic The Exhibition comes to Seville

Boarding the “Ship of Dreams”. It’s already been travelling around Spain for years, spending up to one year in cities such as Valencia, Barcelona and Bilbao, as well as across Europe – Berlin, Stockholm and Amsterdam. It takes around three…

A design delight in Portugal

When I travel with kids, which is most of the time  except for the odd work freebie in a super-lujo, I stay at self-catering apartments or cottages. We often go to the Algarve, as the beaches there are less built-up and…

Capture the colour

Some weeks ago, fellow travel blogger Abi King of Inside the Travel Lab was kind enough to nominate me for a travel photography competition. First of all, I make no pretences about being a photographer, certainly nowhere near in the league…

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