A hiker’s tips to Granada

Has the strolling around the city not tired you out? Were the hills of the Albaicin and the tours to the Sacromonte Caves a piece of cake? Do you not really fancy  a day of skiing but would like to do something different during your stay in Granada…..

Why not try out some hiking in the beautiful surroundings of Granada! … Read more

The paradise of tapas

Granada is known as “the true paradise of tapas!” Do you know why? In almost every bar in Granada there is the deal that for every drink you order you get a free tapa!

Let's say you ordered a caña (a small glass of beer) with that you get a free tapa! A second beer, another tapa, a third beer, … Read more


Arabic Granada

The magnificence of the Alhambra brings millions of visitors to Granada from all over the world. But for those who are genuinely interested in the Islamic past of Spain, Granada has a lot more to offer besides the magnificent palaces of the Alhambra. From the history of the Moorish state of  Al-Andalus to the present day local Muslim community, from … Read more

Skiing the Sierra Nevada

Winter is always a tough time for me.  During the summer I never seem to run out of friends who want to travel or invitations to do amazing things.  The summer is even easier on the budget than the winter.  Beaches are free and having a picnic in the park is way cheaper than a night even in the cheapest … Read more

Feria de Granada

Every Andalusian city has it. Everyone spends the whole year looking forward to it. Everybody is planning their best outfit for it. Every year with the spring’s welcoming warmth it is here. What are we talking about? The fantastic Ferias of Andalusia!

Granada also has its own classic Andalusian Feria. This year (2013) the Feria of Granada will take place … Read more