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When a young woman in England wins a weekend away with her boyfriend to Ronda, things start to get a little crazy. She speaks some Spanish, and he speaks none - with hilarious results as she delights in causing him further embarrassment. Especially when he sprains his ankle in the gorge.
Emily's Ronda Romance is a romantic tour of Ronda, Setenil de las Bodegas, Acinipo, Grazalema, and Zahara de la Sierra. What Emily really wants is an engagement ring. Will she get it? Read more.
Our review of Cruzcampo’s Gran Reserva, a very special heavy lager served very chilled, and perfect for sunny days with a plate of Spanish ham and cured cheese
A daytrip to Gibraltar isn’t too difficult from Ronda, drive or take the train, either way you could be there in time for Breakfast.
A must see in Sevilla for fans of the taurina, the Plaza de Toros flanks the Guadalquivir river, and houses a museum and the headquarters of the Real Maestranza.
Sevilla’s sleek silver trams and dull bells have become quite iconic since their introduction, here’s what you need to know.
Sevilla’s Torre del Oro, the Gold Tower, was built during the Islamic era to protect the city from invasion, and is now the city’s maritime museum.
The Spanish omelette, or Tortilla Española, is one of the staples you’ll be offered at every function or visit to a Spaniards home. Unlike the British omelette, Tortilla Española is made with potato and egg.
Further south along the Costa del Sol, the Estepona Golf Course has built an enviable reputation as a great course with a challenge and natural beauty.
Natillas is a tasty treat made of custard and meringue, very popular in Ronda and easy to make. The potential for adding to this recipe is huge, so be sure to experiment.
Knowing the basics of property ownership in Spain before and after the sale are essential to protect your asset. In this ebook the authors explain buying and selling property, taxes, wills and inheritance, and the advantages of residency.
An excellent resource for the nature lover who enjoys trails through the bio-diversity of western Andalucía. The Crossbill Foundation have done an excellent job of introducing the wonder of Malaga and Cadiz provinces to the nature lover.
When Emily wins a Valentine weekend in Ronda, she has no idea how much Spain can change a person in just two days. She’s about to find out. This is a sweet romantic comedy, with Ronda and the White Villages as backdrop.
We’re delighted to review an expat romp set in Andalucía, “Seriouly Mum, What’s an Alpaca?” by Alan Parks. Giving up a life as a dance teacher for Lorna, Alan’s better half, seemed to have been an easy decision. [Get from Amazon UK: Seriously Mum, What's an Alpaca? - An Adventure in the Frying Pan of [...]
Kate Nicol’s Divulgence takes us through the split lives of British expat Grace Marchant as she struggles to reconcile her conscience after committing adultery. An absorbing read.
A review of Loosely Translated, a funny romance between an uncultured English writer, and his Spanish translator – who rewrote his book completely.
A complete expert checked list of birds endemic to the Serrania de Ronda, and those that follow migratory paths between Northern Europe and Africa. With a list of special interest sites to view birds of Ronda.
Fantastically funny book about life in a small village of the Alpujarras in Almería province. This is the real Spain as experienced by inexperienced English expats who really believed retired life in the Spanish countryside would be perfect.