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The August Fair of Malaga: two fairs for the price of one

From August 15 to 24 Malaga celebrates its traditional Fair, with the particularity that it is one of the few cities in Spain with two fairs at the same time to choose from: the streets of the Historic Center and the Real de la Feria in the Cortijo de Torres. Real de la Feria. © La Opinión de Málaga On August 19, 1487 the Catholic Monarchs, Isabel and Fernando, entered with their courtship through

Main Wine Regions of Spain

Contemporary of the stories of Homer, back in the VIII century B.C. is a winery near Cádiz, in the Phoenician colony of the Castillo de Doña Blanca, the first trace of the wine industry in Spain.Since then, the fame of Spanish wine has reached the whole world and can be compared with the best in France or Italy. Spain has around seventy designations of origin distributed throughout the peninsula and the two archipelagos: Canarias and Baleares.Among the main

June 4th, 2019|Spanish Wines|

What are Tapas and Where Do They Come From

The tapa is to Spanish cuisine what pasta is to Italians. This modest and exquisite gastronomic work, but without the air of grandeur, has become the letter of introduction of Spanish cuisine around the world. As journalist Juan Ferragut recalled more than 80 years ago, the tapa is "a distracted way of eating without realizing it". Small bites that have marked Spanish gastronomic culture. Some of the Tapas served on our Seville Food Tour But

Where to See Authentic Flamenco in Malaga

The poet Manuel Machado, the brother of the also poet Antonio Machado, when reviewing the eight Andalusian capitals defined Malaga as cantaora (flamenco singer). Flamenco has been very present in this city, which is home to one of the best flamenco singers in history, Juan Breva, after whom the main peña flamenca (flamenco club) in Málaga is named. Juan Breva© La Opinión de Málaga The origin of flamenco, although hazy, seems to be born from

Top Ten Things To Do in Granada

Suggestions, ideas, plans or whatever you want to call them to experiences this 'sea and mountain' made province to the fullest The Alhambra Diving, tasting, learning, skiing and even flying. We go to Granada to appreciate it in its fullness through to ten experiences. Because traveling in capital letters is much more than uploading photos to Instagram.  Come with us to truly experience the province of Granada! 1. FLY THROUGH THE DESERT OF

Nereo Shipyard Ecomuseum in Pedregalejo

On the promenade of Pedregalejo, next to the Baños del Carmen, is the Nereo Shipyard Ecomuseum, an old corner of the neighborhood that offers workshop schools and makes replicas of historic boats using traditional carpentry techniques.Guided tours are offered. A bit of history Old photographs reveal that at the end of the 19th century, in the same place where the Nereo Shipyards are located, on the old beach of San Telmo, now called

Best Parks & Gardens of Malaga

The parks and gardens of Málaga began to be implemented in the city at the end of the 18th century thanks to its excellent climate and with a scientific purpose: The Minister of the Indies was then the Malaga native José de Gálvez and he set out to collect the largest number of seeds and plants of the American colonies. Don José  had a farm in Almayate, on the east coast of Malaga and his gardener had in

Malaga Wines & the Founding Fathers of the United States

The fame of Málaga's wine is reflected in such famous sagas as The Three Musketeers and in the last third of the 18th and early 19th centuries it was the usual drink among the first presidents of the United States: the so-called Founding Fathers. Malaga Wines The Three Musketeers, the unforgettable creation of the French Alexandre Dumas, was so successful that its author decided to write two more parts to please the public: Twenty years

November 23rd, 2018|Food in malaga|

Strawberry Gazpacho Recipe

Ingredients: 500 gr. of ripe tomatoes 500 gr. of strawberries. 1/2 green pepper 1 garlic clove 50 gr. of hard bread. Cold water. 1 tablespoon of salt. 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar. Extra Virgin Olive oil Prep: 5 min Cook: 10 min Yield: 4 servings Nutrition facts: 35 kcal / 100gr; 0.5 gr / 100gr fat Preparation: Chop the tomato, pepper and garlic. Put everything in a bowl together

August 6th, 2018|Recipes|

Genalguacil, Malaga · An Outdoor Museum

What if we imagined a classic Andalusian white town where tradition and avant-garde art coexisted? What if we added to the Arabic layout of its cobblestone streets, to its secluded squares and its colorful balconies adorned with flowers, dozens of works by contemporary artists from all corners of the planet? It turns out that this place exists, it is in the province of Malaga and has its own name: Genalguacil, known as "Pueblo museo", which during the first half