Málaga, SPAIN: A one-day trip to the vibrant provincial capital and the birthplace of Pablo Picasso (Things to see and do)

Málaga, the vibrant capital of the Province of Málaga in Andalusia, was my final destination during my first trip to Spain. It was a brave solo travel by buses from Calahonda to the bigger city of Fuengirola, and on towards Málaga. The scenery of the Spanish coasts from the bus was undoubtedly beautiful! Although the speedy driving … More Málaga, SPAIN: A one-day trip to the vibrant provincial capital and the birthplace of Pablo Picasso (Things to see and do)

SPAIN: Of deserted beaches, crowded fish restaurants and an ancient fortress in Zahara de los Atunes

Zahara de los Atunes is a small village in the province of Cádiz in Andalusia, south of Spain. Ideal for sunbathing, short sightseeing walks, and seafoods (especially the red tuna) dining, the town has been a favorite stop-over destination for visitors in the region. It has wide fine sand beaches kissed by aquamarine seawaves, desert species … More SPAIN: Of deserted beaches, crowded fish restaurants and an ancient fortress in Zahara de los Atunes

SPAIN: Exploring Cádiz, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in western Europe

As the title suggests, the port and city of Cádiz in Andalusia in southwestern Spain is an ancient jewel for local and foreign visitors alike. It offers beautiful beaches, well-preserved fortifications, majestic cathedrals among others. It is one of the places where one should know a little bit of Spanish to get a message across. … More SPAIN: Exploring Cádiz, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in western Europe

SPAIN: A walking tour along Mijas Costa beaches – From Calahonda to Playa la Cala de Mijas

There are so many interesting towns to visit in Costa del Sol’s region in Southern Spain. The day after we enjoyed the beaches and the old town center of Marbella, I decided to go on a walking tour, following the newly built boardwalk along the Mijas Costa beaches. It’s around 6 kilometers one way. I … More SPAIN: A walking tour along Mijas Costa beaches – From Calahonda to Playa la Cala de Mijas

SPAIN: Spending a summer day in Marbella – Costa del Sol’s chic and most expensive beach resort town

On the third day of our summer vacation in Spain, we headed towards the sophisticated beach resort town of Marbella. It is considered the classiest and most expensive of all the towns comprising the Costa del Sol region in Southern Spain. Up to this day, many rich people, including Arab kings and famous actors like … More SPAIN: Spending a summer day in Marbella – Costa del Sol’s chic and most expensive beach resort town