Tarifa 7 activities that will bring you closer to nature

We are into our second month without travelling and wow, does it seem so long ago. When has a single evening stroll become the greatest adventure and source of excitement? Travel had become so easy, hadn’t it? We are probably realising now that we have been taking it for granted for a while now. How many of … Continue reading Tarifa 7 activities that will bring you closer to nature

Focusing on what matters – an overview of the healthcare system in Marbella

We understand that when choosing a new place to live, the health service around your area needs thorough scrutiny, especially if your new home is outside of your home country.  (by the way, did  you know that Spain is currently considered the healthiest country in the world? read more about it in the Bloomberg report). … Continue reading Focusing on what matters – an overview of the healthcare system in Marbella

Heaven is a wide open space – why live in a small town

Heaven is a wide open space.  Now more than ever, many of us are reconsidering the idea of living in densely populated areas. Crowds, mass transport, huge cultural venues are all a perfect territory for the spread of pathogens. What we know, at least for now, is that the rate of infection has been far lower … Continue reading Heaven is a wide open space – why live in a small town

What to do and what to expect from Benahavís

The dazzling Benahavís is one of the most picturesque, idyllic, quintessential Spanish villages in Andalucia. If you are still unaware of its existence, once you discover this hidden gem you are guaranteed to fall in love with its mountain magic. What to do, where to go and what to expect:   Attractions in Benahavís Benahavís … Continue reading What to do and what to expect from Benahavís

Benahavís – all you need to know about the area of Benahavís

The dazzling Benahavís is one of the most picturesque, idyllic, quintessential Spanish towns in Andalucia. If you are still unaware of its existence, once you discover this hidden gem you are guaranteed to fall in love with its mountain magic.   Location The municipality stretches from the coastal area to the mountains between the two … Continue reading Benahavís – all you need to know about the area of Benahavís

Fog suspended in the valleys and mountains of Benahavís

You must have seen the fog suspended in the valleys and mountains of Benahavís. If you haven’t, now you have the opportunity to see it here, as we enjoyed truly amazing views last week. Thick fog poured over the mountains of Benahavís, reminiscent of a snow avalanche.     This mountain landscape can make you feel … Continue reading Fog suspended in the valleys and mountains of Benahavís

Almeria becoming a movie star

Almeria. How did the Andalusian desert become a movie star? Almost everyone has seen the movie, but hardly anyone knows where it was made. Several popular films such as: ”Lawrence of Arabia”, “Good, bad and ugly” or “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” were set in the eastern part of Andalusia, in this unusual landscapes … Continue reading Almeria becoming a movie star

The black bull of Andalusia and other facts

4 intersting facts about tradition of Andalusia The black bull of Andalusia For decades, the black bull has been the logo of the Osborne Group company. Today, it is also a symbol of Spanish culture and longlife tradition. It was designed in 1956 by the famous artist Manolo Prieto, who was a pioneer in graphic design … Continue reading The black bull of Andalusia and other facts

Bodegas in Jerez – in the city that should be in heaven

Jerez.  During the Moorish reign, the city was called Seris, the Spanish transformed it into Jerez and the British transformed it into Sherry. “The city of Jerez should be in heaven¨, said Victor Hugo about the experience of drinking Sherry. This unique wine region located in Andalusia, in the south of Spain, known as the … Continue reading Bodegas in Jerez – in the city that should be in heaven

Marbella Club Equestrian Centre

Marbella Club Equestrian Centre     The Marbella Club Equestrian Centre started as small stables within the Marbella Club Golf Resort. It initially geared for horse riding clients of Marbella Club hotel enjoying their Marbella holiday. There is an equine luxury to it all, from the 36 large boxes with Monarch Victorian fronts to the … Continue reading Marbella Club Equestrian Centre

Construction progress – October

Construction Progress – October * BLOCK 1: Final cleaning and finishing works   * BLOCK 2: Assembly of entrance pergola and waterproofing of access area.   * BLOCK 4: Finished, end of work. Executing the pavements between the block and the urbanization.   * BLOCK 5: Finished, end of work activities.   * BLOCK 6: … Continue reading Construction progress – October

Málaga and Gothenburg Smart Tourism Cities Award 2020

European Capital of Smart Tourism Gothenburg and Málaga have been named as winners of the EU’s 2020 European Capital of Smart Tourism competition. Last year, The European Commission launched a new competition to award the title of European Capital of Smart Tourism to 2 European cities with the smartest, most innovative and inclusive approached to … Continue reading Málaga and Gothenburg Smart Tourism Cities Award 2020

Building a Home Alone or with a Developer?

The purchase of an apartment from a developer during construction or existing in plans is a profitable transaction for people who are not limited to having to buy an apartment in a short time.  Such people plan their dream home in advance but instead of being fully involved in the construction process, they focus on … Continue reading Building a Home Alone or with a Developer?

Ara Malikian Spanish Rock Violinist

Ara Malikian – Spanish rock violinist Ara Malikian is one of the most eccentric-looking and expressive violinists we have had the chance to see and listen to today.  His music is ad restless and powerful, as it is moving and deep. His tight jeans, shining rock-style jackets and long Afro hair make the performance nothing … Continue reading Ara Malikian Spanish Rock Violinist

Málaga the ‘Spanish Silicon Valley’

Málaga the ‘Spanish Silicon Valley’   The Technology Park of Andalusia (PTA) was set up in 1995 and is one of the most important technology centres in southern Europe. Predominant sectors present at PTA are Information Technology (Electronics, Information, Computing and Telecommunications) together with Engineering, Consultancy and Advisory services. In total, there are just over … Continue reading Málaga the ‘Spanish Silicon Valley’

6 reasons for visiting Frigiliana during the Festival of 3 Cultures

Frigiliana is located in the eastmost part of the Axarquía region, overlooking the Mediterranean from the Natural Park of Sierras de Almijara.  This charming white village offers one of the prettiest and most spectacular views of the Costa del Sol.      It is one of the most historic villages in the province of Málaga. … Continue reading 6 reasons for visiting Frigiliana during the Festival of 3 Cultures

Spain – second best country in the world to visit

¨All things considered, Spain is probably the greatest holiday destination on the planet¨, says The Telegraph.  At the end of last year, the Madrid-based UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) updated the global tourism data. Last year 82.6 million travellers visited Spain. The stats have never been this high. It’s 8.9% more tourist than in 2016 and 0.9% … Continue reading Spain – second best country in the world to visit

Andalusia – Land of the Thousand and One Nights – Ronda

White cities – Ronda  Ernest Hemingway wrote that there is only one place in Spain, where one should spend a honeymoon. Ronda. The whole city, as far as the eye can see, is nothing more than a romantic live theatre. Hemingway’s relationship to Spain was more than that of the casual tourist or even of … Continue reading Andalusia – Land of the Thousand and One Nights – Ronda

The Concept of Biophilic Design – Homes in Nature

A house is a place of regeneration and rest – the concept of biophilic design The meaning of the word ‘biophilia’ is as diversified as all the areas that benefited from it. The term was first used by the German social psychologist Erich Fromm. However, this concept is most associated with the biologist Edward Wilson … Continue reading The Concept of Biophilic Design – Homes in Nature

Casa del Acantilado – Andalusian house blended in nature

Casa del Acantilado – Andalusian house blended in nature Cave homes in Andalusia are not very rare, although some villas definitely stand out.  Casa del Acantilado is one of them.  What attracts its attention is the undulating roof made of tiles that resemble a dragon’s skin.  It turns out that this fairy-tale creature had become an … Continue reading Casa del Acantilado – Andalusian house blended in nature

7 Reasons Why you Should Visit Cádiz

Earlier this year, the New York Times included Cádiz in the list of 52 places in the world to be visited in 2019.  It is a charming city surrounded by wonderful beaches and it’s lying in the most southern part of Andalusia. It is often called the Spanish Havana or the joyful city. Among the … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why you Should Visit Cádiz

5 Activities you can’t miss in El Chorro

El Chorro, located just under 1.5hrs from Benahavís, is a Mecca for those who love outdoor activities, nature, water and also a little bit of thrill.  El Caminito del Rey It has been 98 years since King Alfonso XIII named it El Caminito del Rey (The King’s Little Route). ¨The walkway was built to provide … Continue reading 5 Activities you can’t miss in El Chorro

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