Explore the castles and in the district of Vinalopó, in the province of Alicante. The history of these historic buildings goes back to the time of El Cid Campeador, the famous medieval knight, and the battles on the border between Moors and Christians during the Reconquest. We start our journey in the towns of Elda […]
I love my garden! At this time of year we are all enjoying our gardens and in Spain particularly. The weather is lovely, warm but not hot. The countryside is green and vibrant, the trees and vines are beginning to leaf. We are lucky enough live in the countryside just outside of the town of Pinoso. The views are of the olive trees and the pine clad hills.
Spain is rich in history and culture, with many age-old traditions still being honoured to this day. This is quite noticeable in Spanish cuisine, where many recipes are unchanged from past generations. Additionally, the way that food is produced and prepared can be as important as the food itself. Traditional Spanish cuisine includes many delicious and elaborate dishes but Spaniards get the most pleasure from something quite simple such as jamón ibérico.
I never thought that anything like this would or could happen during my brief existence on earth. This period and its consequences will be imprinted upon the minds of millions for a generation to come. But, how we live our lives “on the other side” is a matter of choice. The choices we may make financially, hopefully within a few months, may now be very different from those made prior to this coronavirus pandemic.
Hit the ground running when you move to Spain! 1. Kiss In Spain, people greet each other and say goodbye with a kiss on each cheek. These aren’t really proper kisses at all! People usually touch their right cheeks together and make a kissing sound, then repeat the process on the left side. People don’t […]