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Festival Internacional de Música Al-Kalat – Alcala de los Gazules

Every year in August, in Alcala de los Gazules, there’s a classical music concert. The Festival Internacional de Música Al-Kalat. The concert is in the evening and lasts for a few days. Musicians from the London Philharmonic Orchestra The… Continue reading

The Soloists of London concert Vejer, Jerez and Alcala.

The Soloists of London are appearing in Vejer de la Frontera on the castle patio at 22:00 pm on August 13th. They are also giving a concert at the Tio Pepe/Gonzalez Byass Bodega at 20:30 in Jerez August 15th. And… Continue reading

What are your favorite Spanish wines and sherries?

I couldn’t believe the price of wine in the supermarkets in England the last time I was there! I never used to like wine when I was younger and thought most of it tasted like vinegar, but now I can’t… Continue reading

A trip to Seville

Seville is the capital city of Andalusia and is well worth a visit if you like historic buildings, beautiful cities and a nice walk. We took the train from San Fernando (Cádiz) to Seville and stayed in a small hotel… Continue reading

Top cocktails for summer 2013

We all love a good cocktail and here a my recommendations for this year. A “must have” to make cocktails is a good blender or smoothie maker, I found with smoothie makers they are a pain to clean especially the… Continue reading

Playa La Victoria (Cádiz)

The beach of La Victoria is around 3 kilometres long, an average of 50 metres wide, and is considered the best urban beach in Europe. Starting at the left side of the entrance to the city, La Victoria is a… Continue reading

Playa La Caleta (Cádiz)

There are three beaches in Cadiz, Playa de la Caleta in the old town, la Playa de la Victoria in the newer part and la Playa de Santa María del Mar or Playita de las Mujeres… Continue reading

Playa Sancti Petri

The uninhabited, rundown village of Sancti Petri is to the east of La Barrosa beach and has taken much weathering causing damage to it’s buildings over the years. Sancti Petri village has a real feeling of tranquility. To the… Continue reading

Playa La Barrosa

La Barrosa beach, meaning “The Muddy“, is the white sand beach of Chiclana de la Frontera and is not muddy, as its name suggests. Stretching almost 8 kilometers in length and seperated from Sancti Petri beach by a cliff, it’s… Continue reading

Day out near Medina Sidonia

SEE: The natural beauty of the estate, the different stages in the life of the fighting bulls, horses, oxen, cows and other animals in the fighting bulls’  environment. HEAR: The birdsong, the bellowing of the bulls, the neighing of… Continue reading

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