I have visited Spain on holiday a great many times, occasionally to Madrid, but mostly along the coast from Cadiz in the West to Barcelona in the East. I have sampled many wines, usually reds and of course the wines of Jerez (Sherry) which go so well with Jamon Iberico. Just be careful when you … Continue reading Wine Wednesday: The 4Rs of Spanish White Wine
Malaga is one of those cities with an absolute plethora of museums and art galleries, not on the scale of The Prado, Louvre or Capitoline for example, but other than “scale” any comparisons are unfair and meaningless. They add interest and variety to taking a holiday in the city, a break from wine, tapas, and … Continue reading In praise of: Malaga museums
This is our third trip to Malaga, a lovely town on the south coast of Spain. We are here for a week and now into our third day, not going anywhere, just mooching around the seafront, the tapas bars, museums and galleries and tomorrow ...... the shops. Here’s a sample of how Malaga looks .... … Continue reading Malaga: First Impressions
If Jean Paul Sartre can create a philosophy from drinking and observing an apricot cocktail in. Parisien bar then surely I can apply it to a glass of cold Malaga wine sitting in the Spanish sunshine!
I have never subscribed to the concept "it is better to travel than to arrive", unless it was a long trek to walk to my mountain several days away in the Himalaya. Modern travel whizzes us around the globe in hermetically sealed aircraft, arriving in a different time zone often exhausted and dehydrated. Our circadian … Continue reading Travel Technology: “Turn on, tune in …..”