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The Taste of Andalucia 2017 – new flavours and textures

The Taste of Andalucia 2017 – new flavours and textures

Another odd-yeared September, another highly enjoyable few days spent sampling the latest gastronomic innovations from around Andalucia – and meeting the minds behind them. The biannual food exhibition, Andalucia Sabor, held its sixth edition in Seville last month, with as…

Game of Thrones Season 7: locations around Seville

So the new, penultimate season of Game of Thrones is out – and yet again, Andalucia is a favoured location for the seven episodes. This time you will be able to spot the Roman site of Italica, the castle of Almodovar…

Game of Thrones Season 5: Osuna (The Fighting Pit of Meereen)

A year ago, I had barely heard of Game of Thrones. Apart from being aware that it was a series on TV – a popular one, set in a fantasy world – I didn’t even know the names of any characters. Now…

Exploring the Sierra de Grazalema from a home-from-home in Benamahoma

You can see for miles from Puerta de las Palomas (1,639m), in the Sierra de Grazalema. Nearly nine years ago I went to a small pueblo blanco (white hilltop town) called Grazalema in Cadiz province on a chilly November weekend, to…

The value of knowledge – a gourmet hiking adventure in deepest Andalucia

I love to travel around Andalucia, and try to explore more of this hugely varied region whenever possible, usually in day trips. After 10 years of living here, there are still legions of parks, mountains, lakes and towns that I haven’t visited…

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