Author: jolyne

12th of October celebrated

The long and colorful history of Southern Spain has left an important footprint on Andalusian people’s lifestyles and customs as well as on towns architecture and urban planning. Since when is October 12 a National Holiday and […]

Gazpachuelo Malagueno

It’s not gazpacho, it’s gazpachuelo and this is its Malaga route. The gazpachuelo malagueno is tradition, history and flavor of the south. The gazpachuelo is one of the most traditional recipes of Malaga, of which you can […]

Andalucia is magical as autumn begins

Andalusia in autumn offers the best of both worlds: it is pleasant enough to relax in the sun, yet you can also explore the countryside and the white villages and the ancient cities and not […]

La Axarquia, the home of the European mango

Our mangos come from Velez Malaga, the capital of the region of La Axarquia located in the south of Spain, the region which is known internationally as the Costa del Sol. This region is considered […]

Explore the South of Spain

Summer season has arrived and free time to discover the amazing Andalucia. This epic road trip takes your through the rich history of Andalucia, visiting a selection of the most striking villages traversing an impressive […]

The Secret Language of Hand Fans

Did you know that depending on how you hold the hand fan or its opening, it means one thing or the other? The language of the hand fan is very subtle and was used in Spain to […]

Handmade shades in the streets of Alhaurin de la Torre.

When temperatures start to go up, it’s not uncommon for the townhalls to install sunshades to protect their residents from the heat. In Alhaurin de la Torre, plastic shades have been put up across the […]

A la parrilla…

When you think about traditional Spanish cooking, I bet you never think of grilling. Yet, cooking on a parilla, a grate or grill; a la brasa, over hot coals, or on a plancha, a metal hot plate set […]

Magical night of San Juan

The summer solstice remains a magical night in much of the northern hemisphere. Mythology states that strange things can occur on this shortest night of the year. Read along to find out how the Night […]

Have you already tried Cherry gazpacho?

Cherries become the main focus of the Fiesta de la Cereza (Cherry Festival) in Castillo de Locubin a municipality in the province of Jaen which is close to the town of Alcala la Real on […]