Roger Davies is our food & gastronomy expert in Seville and Andalusia and regularly guides Totally Spain clients around the city and region seeking out the tastiest bites and interesting artisan food producers. We asked him to write about his favourite places in Seville and where he likes to take people in Andalusia. Go for it Roger!
Did you know that Joe Strummer, former frontman of The Clash who passed away in 2002, was honoured in the Andalusian city of Granada, Spain in May 2013 with his own small square – the Placeta Joe Strummer? This followed a campaign by locals on Facebook which reached officials at City Hall some of whom turned out to be fans.
We’re just back from a trip to Asturias with a large group. It’s always a pleasure for us to spend some time there and this was no exception. Do you want to see some of the great seafood, lovely beaches and beautiful fishing ports we enjoyed?
Totally Spain asked long-term Riojan resident Tom Perry about visiting La Rioja during the summer. Having worked in the wine exportation business for almost four decades, he knows the La Rioja wine region and the industry better than most. Take it away Tom!
We meet some great people in our line of business and we’ve asked a few of these colourful characters to guestblog for us over the coming months. First in the gallows is Galician-based writer and pig-lover John Barlow who tells us about his hometown – A Coruña in Galicia. Thanks John! It’s always a pleasure to read your work…
Madrid is a wonderful city to visit anytime of the year – but visiting in July or August does present a challenge. It’s a time when the residents try to escape for the mountains or the coast. Although it is hot, you can still have a good time and get around and sight-see. You just need to be smart about what to do. Here are a dozen or more tips to enjoying the city when the temperatures are high…