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
“Maybe you’d be good at tango” I found myself thinking. The other half of my brain was apprehensive. … More Tango in Sevilla
The call comes drifting down the street and up to my window, pulling me from slumber. … More Butano: or how to get your gas bottle delivered to your door in Seville.
I step through the double doors and my attention is quickly placed on the vast array of coloured fabric in front of me. It covers table after table with patterns and textures, the walls hidden behind drapes in every imaginable tone. I take a step to the side to avoid a lady who is reaching … More Polka dots, paisley and olé! Feria time in Seville.