It’s no secret that Holy Week this year has been very different due to covid. For the second year in a row, the processions in Seville have been cancelled and normal celebrations put on hold. … More Holy Week in Seville: a year of old and new traditions
February 28th is Andalucía Day. In the run up to it, everyone is talking about what makes the region unique. … More Celebrating Andalucía: recent depictions of the Spanish south in advertising
There is no shortage of Roman ruins in Spain. Some are in the middle of modern city centres. Others, are out in the middle of nowhere, at the end of a track, in a random field. … More Munigua: a forgotten Roman mining town in the heart of Sierra Morena
It has been over a week since I last left the house. On Saturday 14th of March 2020, the Spanish government declared a ‘state of emergency’ and since then everyone has had to stay home. You may think this is terrible, extreme or unnecesary. Let me tell you it is not. This is why. News … More Stay home: life in Spain during the covid-19 outbreak
The sound of hooves on cobbles is common in my city. From afternoon walks to carriage tours, discover this characteristic sound of Seville. … More Hooves on cobbles: the sound of Seville
I stood at the traffic light on my way back from the airport waiting to cross the street and not a single car came down the main avenue. It felt like a ghost town. … More What happens to Seville in summer?
Sometimes we look forward to showing our guests around, others we groan at the thought of ‘doing the tour’ yet again. … More Playing tourist in Seville: a visit to the cathedral rooftop
You’re short on time but you want to make sure you get to see as much of Seville as possible. What do you visit first? … More Seville in a day: 5 essential places to see
Paella. That delicious traditional Spanish rice dish, the one thing you must order when you are visiting Spain, right? Well…not really. … More Don’t order paella in Seville. Try this instead.
Growing up in Spain I always marveled at how spotless Spanish homes were. So is the konmari method really necessary here? … More Marie Kondo and the Spanish Home