Tag Archives: Christine Medina

Beaching It In Basque Country – Zarautz

Basque Country has many faces. It is at once, rolling green hills, grazing sheep...
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Celebrating The Epiphany In Spain

I am of the belief that Spanish children may be among some of the luckiest in the world. Why? Well, because not only do they get to celebrate...
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How I Learned Spanish & How You Can, Too

Tips from a local in Andalucia on learning Spanish...
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A Weekend Guide to Alicante

A weekend guide to seeing and shopping in Alicante, Spain!
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Summer Andalusian Eats: Gazpacho

When the Andalusian sun is beating down, there are fewer things more refreshing than a bowl of chilled gazpacho.
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No Car Needed (no. 9): Nothing To Do In Nerja Except…

Sometimes having a place to chill without big city distractions, can be the perfect...
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No Car Needed (no. 4): Seville To Cádiz

Sometimes it is good to chill by taking a day trip to an uncomplicated city. Seville to Cádiz...
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Sherry, Horses, and Polka Dots in Jerez

Elegant Andalucian horses, music, and swirling polka dot dresses fill the dusty streets of Jerez...
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Where Glamour and Luxury Meet – A Day In Marbella

Marbella is controversial. Corruption and greedy developers have descimated the land and polluted the water along the Costa del Sol...
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Celebrating Semana Santa In Andalucia

Mournful, lacking joy, morose and fascinating are the processions of Semana Santa. Christine Medina, our guest writer...
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City Escape To See Cork – Andalucia

Did you every wonder where wine corks come from? Los Alcornocales Natural Park in southern Spain is described by Christine Medina
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4 Packing Tips From Christine – An Adalusian Spring

The Scoopettes get questions about what to pack when traveling in Spain. Christine Medina, our guest writer and local expert in Southern Spain is our fashionista...
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Crazy Carnival In Cadiz

A band at Carnivale. Spain loves a good party, no matter how big or small. Carnival in Cadiz is one huge, noisey party that goes on for 10 days. Our guest writer...
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White Village of Andalucia: Vejer De La Frontera

After several times of driving past this white village, set high atop a steep hillside off of the highway between Tarifa and Cadiz, I was intrigued. I set off in the peak of Spain's boiling summer to seek shade amongst the labyrinthine walls of Vejer De La Frontera, a traditional Andalusian pueblo blanco (white village) that's been ruled by Phoenicians, Romans, Moors and Christians.
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