Spain’s Olive Country

Spain’s Olive Country Being a family who loves Spanish olives and extra virgin olive oil, we were in heaven while living in Spain’s olive country.  The olives and oil are absolutely delicious, not to mention healthy, and very reasonably priced.  We were happy to indulge to our hearts content. Driving through olive country is beautiful.  Rolling hills covered in olive … Continue reading

Megalithic Structures Antequera Spain

Dolman de Menga

Antequera, Spain Written by Dave:  Our time was coming to an end in Spain, but there was still one town nearby that we had intended to visit.  We hadn’t made it to Stonehenge, but I had read about the megalithic structures in Antequera, and they were said to be the largest ones of their kind in Europe. Antequera is considered … Continue reading

An Authentic Spanish Feast

An Authentic Spanish Feast Recently, our friends Chris and Carol treated us to an authentic Spanish feast.  Two local cooks came to our casa with all the necessary ingredients and began a whirlwind of cooking. Nieves & Isabel, our wonderful cooks, took a moment during preparation for a quick photo.  The wonderful smells coming from the kitchen had me wandering … Continue reading

1 big house + 2 families = a whole lotta fun in Spain

Not so many years ago, back in college, we had a classmate named Carol.  She was tall blond, loud, and hilariously fun! Now, she has a tall, blond, loud, and hilariously fun family!  And we were thrilled that they were able to come and visit us in Spain! We took them to the little hilltop village of Iznajar, Spain. The … Continue reading

Top 5 Recommendations for spending a day in Malaga Spain

Top 5 Recommendations for spending a day in Malaga Spain 1.  Tour Malaga by Segway. Segway is such a fun way to tour.  Plus you learn some history, see the old Roman Amphitheatre, Cathedral, and more! (See our Segway Malaga post for more info) 2.  Picnic on the beach. We always love to soak up some sun and enjoy the … Continue reading

Vino Mio Malaga Spain

Vino Mio Malaga Spain We have enjoyed some delicious meals and some wonderful experiences during our time in Spain.  What I love about Vino Mio, is that it is a combination of both! Right next to Teatro Cervantes is Restaurante Vino Mio. Summer made dinner reservations for us, which I would recommend, since they are very popular. We loved the … Continue reading

Segway Experience Málaga Spain

written by Nancy. Segway Experience Málaga Spain The Segway Málaga Experience offers a tour around some of the sites of Malaga.  What a fantastic and fun way to tour around. They are conveniently located near the harbor at Pier 1.  So it was easy for us to find them.  They also rent electric bikes. We met our tour guide, Sergio, … Continue reading

Alma Flamenca Málaga Spain

Alma Flamenca Málaga Spain We have read some wonderful reviews about Alma Flamenca and were anxious to try their dinner and Flamenco show. All of the staff were extremely friendly and helpful.  We were even greeted by the manager and owner. We started our dinner with a nice salad that included goat cheese, pear,  and salmon.  It was really delicious. … Continue reading

Granada Guitar Maker John Ray

Granada Guitar Maker John Ray Granada Spain is an important center for makers of the Spanish guitar.  As we walked around town we noticed many shops of craftsmen who hand-make guitars.  Since Dave, Summer, and Luie have all started playing the guitar, we were all fascinated to learn more. Summer got online and contacted John Ray.  He was nice enough … Continue reading

Granada Tapas Private Tour

Granada Tapas Tour We love tapas.  It is one of the many things we love about Spain.  So, when Summer found us a tapas tour in Granada that was rated #1 on tripadvisor, we had to try it. This is Gayle, our lovely host, and the manager of Granada Tapas Tours. I knew I was going to like her from … Continue reading