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Archive for July, 2014

As I Walked Out: One man’s journey in the footsteps of Laurie Lee

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_14412" align="aligncenter" width="379" caption="On the 100th anniversary of Laurie Lee's birth, the book takes readers on a revealing journey across 21st-century Spain."] [/caption] To celebrate the centenary of Laurie Lee's birth, Paul Murphy retraced the writer's journey on foot across pre-war 1930s Spain from Vigo to Almuñecar, as recounted years ...

Michelin Guide to Spain 2015 will be launched in Marbella

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_14370" align="aligncenter" width="383" caption="Michelin Guide to Span and Portugal 2014 - the 2105 edition will be launched in Marbella this November."] [/caption] A few days ago it was announced that the Spain and Portugal Michelin Guide 2015 will be launched at Hotel Los Monteros in Marbella on 19 November. Last ...

El ronqueo – from whole tuna to tasty tapas, in minutes

Saturday, July 12th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_14288" align="aligncenter" width="455" caption="Diagram of a blue-fin tuna, showing all the cuts. Picture: El Campero restaurant (Barbate, Cadiz)."] [/caption] As a self-confessed foodie, and with an avid interest in all things Andalucian, I was excited to be invited to a ronqueo. For anyone who doesn't know what this is, the concept ...

Confirmed: Game of Thrones to be shot in Alcazar de Sevilla and Osuna

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

[caption id="attachment_14264" align="aligncenter" width="515" caption="Seville's Alcazar Palace. Photo © Michael Barbatulus"] [/caption] As of this morning, we can confirm that the fifth series of TV's most-watched series, Game of Thrones, will be filmed in the Alcazar of Sevilla, the exquisite mudejar royal palace, and the historic town of Osuna, in Seville ...