Category: Spain

Visiting Madrid with Teenagers

If you learn nothing else from today’s blog post at least you’ll be introduced to a new word: Scrooser. More about scroosers later. I have just spent a few days in Madrid with my...

Is it getting hotter in Spain?

I know, I know, as a blogger I am supposed to answer the question I pose in the title, but from the outset I can state clearly: I don’t know the answer for sure. It...

A lovely walk in Andalusia’s Lecrín Valley

The Lecrín Valley lies just off to the side of its better known counterpart the Sierra Nevada (famous for its high altitude ski resort and the region known as the Alpujarras on its lower flank)....

SOS – Save Our Siesta!

In a 2013 article about the Siesta in Spanish culture, this image appeared in The Daily Telegraph: It was not kindly viewed in Spain and was later replaced with this one: Put it down...