Few places cam leave an impression on your traveling heart like the magical grounds of the Alhambra Palace. From planning in advance to experiencing the palace at night, here are a few top tips to ensure you get the most out of your visit to one of the world’s most beloved sights. Purchase Your Ticket [...]
Granada may not get major foodie nods like certain other Spanish regions, but the southern Andalusian city is home to some pretty unique dishes and generously sized tapas that will more than fill your belly. Before you set off to satisfy your Spanish food craving, here’s what you need to know about the local gastronomy. [...]
Get a different perspective of Granada and the Alhambra by visiting the city’s hillside bohemian neighborhood, the Sacromonte. Filled with caves, this is the perfect place to get a more intimate look at the Andalucian city. Located just to the east of the Albaicín neighborhood (which you can explore on a Granada walking tour), you [...]
While many of Andalucia’s towns hold pilgrimages in honor of their patron saints, none claims full-on cult status like La Romería de El Rocío. Attracting up to one million pilgrims, the journey to the pueblo of El Rocío rallies a cross-country fiesta like none other in Spain. Indeed, after all the excitement of other spring [...]
Perhaps you came to Andalucia to tour Granada’s Alhambra Palace or visit Cordoba’s Mezquita, but what you may not have realized is that you’re in olive oil country, and tasting should also definitely be on your itinerary! Indeed, Spain is the land of “liquid gold” — as it is often called — producing more than [...]
While a key port during historic times, until recently, Almería remained a hardly known coastal Andalucian city. But, as home to beaches, Spain’s second-largest Moorish castle (behind the Alhambra), and with pretty much year-round heat, it is officially making it onto travelers’ radars, and is chock-full of things to do and see.