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Andalucia.com Blog

Welcome to the Andalucia.com blog. In this section we feature newsy and quirky stories that we hope you will find of interest. They are written by our Editor Fiona Watson-Flores or a guest blog post writer.
  Imagine if, as an air pilot, you could create an itinerary and fly anywhere you wanted for a day? This year, in the Dawn to Dusk Challenge 2021, one team  - whose media partner is Andalucia.com - will fly spend a day flying over some of the region’s most famous locations. We’re all used to…
by guest blogger Dennie Pasion Dennie Pasion is an English hair and make-up artist who has lived in the US, Dubai and South Africa, and has worked for Vogue, Elle, Vanity Fair and The Face. She recently moved back to the UK, and came to Andalucia to enjoy some winter sun in December. But earlier…
Andalucia.com 2020 / 2021 The main event of 2020 for Andalucia.com was when the new Drupal 8 version of the website finally went live in May, after a long and complex migration from Drupal 6. The new version offers greater functionality, and a more streamlined content management system and so many…
UP TO 50% OFF HOTEL STAYS IN ANDALUCIA  – THE NEW BONO TURISTICO When did you last stay in a hotel in Andalucia? Perhaps this summer, on the coast? Or maybe last year? Since March, everyone's holiday plans have been turned upside-down by the COVID-19 pandemic. Andalucia had the most hotel…
The five ships of Magellan's Spìce Armada in the exhibition at the Archive of the Indies in Seville. The Longest Voyage: Magellan’s round-the-world expedition 1519-1522 In the 16th century, the port city of Seville was firmly on the world map as a trading centre, with ships sailing across the…
Art exhibition in Seville: Jardines del Alcázar. Art exhibition in Seville: Jardines del Alcázar One of Seville’s most celebrated and loved monuments is the Alcázar, or Royal Palace. If you’ve ever visited, you’ll know that its gardens are heavenly. Designed to walk around and enjoy, rather…
  Fiona Dunlop's fascinating book looks at the Moorish influences on Andalucian cuisine.   In his latest book, London-based restaurateur Jose Pizarro takes us through his favourite dishes from the region.   Andaluz: A Food Journey Through Southern Spain by Fiona Dunlop (Interlink) Andalusia…
Barack Obama was the main speaker at the WTTC Global Summit in Seville.   World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit 2019 in Seville Every year, the travel and tourism industry gets together in a different city to meet, catch up, discuss the major issues of the day, and hear about new…
Murillo IV Centenary is the most important show of the artist in over 30 years. Seville celebrated the 400th anniversary of Murillo's birth with a full programme of events, of which this is the last. After a year of celebrations in Seville to commemorate 400 years since the birth of the Golden…
  Guia Michelin España Portugal 2019 - Dani Garcia. Jerez and Jaén each now has a Michelin-starred restaurant, Lú Cocina y Alma and Bagá respectively. Both have exciting tasting menus, offering largely local, seasonal produce prepared and presented innovatively as you'd expect.   Lú Cocina y…