Vejer de la Frontera, a town frozen in time

Vejer de la Frontera is a hilltop town in the province of Cadiz, close to the Strait of Gibraltar, around 200 metres above sea level. The old part is very well conserved and it contains a lot of ancient churches and convents within a labyrinth of white-washed houses, narrow winding streets and stone pavement. Vejer was used as a defensive town for centuries and its castle, … Continue reading Vejer de la Frontera, a town frozen in time

Arcos de la Frontera, the gateway to the White Villages

The White Towns Route (Ruta de los Pueblos Blancos) is becoming famous among visitors and travelers as it is considered one of the best additions to an Andalusian tour. The white villages are a series of towns in the provinces of Cadiz and Malaga, most of them within the Natural Park Sierra de Grazalema. The name of the route is due to the white color … Continue reading Arcos de la Frontera, the gateway to the White Villages

Wine&History: Garum

Garum wine comes from Bodegas Luis Perez located in Jerez de la Frontera, in the Sherry area. The first time I tried it was in Artefacto Bar in the Alameda promenade of Seville, where they have a high variety of different wines and craft beers and they also serve tapas. This bar caught my attention because they have more than ribera and rioja red wines. Sadly, here … Continue reading Wine&History: Garum

Day trips to Sanlucar and Arcos #WineTour

Sometimes I work as a escort guide for day trips. It is always a pleasure to go with different groups to different towns because for me this is the perfect way to disconnect a little bit from the daily work as a tour guide in Seville and also to discover new places. Some weeks ago the travel agencies Spain Top and Really Discover organized a winery tour for a family … Continue reading Day trips to Sanlucar and Arcos #WineTour