Discovering the interior of Spain: The Iberos and their Ipads.

Mountains and history

The vast majority of the  fifty five million visitors who come to Spain each year  come to visit the country for the sun and sea  or to  visit one or  more of the big cities. Very few actually go inland … Continue reading

History,culture and local food in one of Valencia’s best hidden gems: Xativa.

Xativa is a town in the interior of the province of Valencia, fifty five kilometres southwest of the capital.Both beautiful and interesting,it sits at a geographical and historical crossroads just off the Valencia-Albacete road. Map of area View of Xativa Seo(Minster) It … Continue reading

Paella:The Valencian Enigma

A seemingly straight forward  recipe and  Spain’s best known gastronomic dish is curiously misunderstood by  a lot of  foreigners and some Spaniards. Of course, Paella and sangria on the beach are  all on a tourists’  “must do” list which gives  … Continue reading

My Spanish Mother-in-Law should be a Celebrity Chef

Long before I met my mother-in-law I was eating her cooking which came on a daily basis via various containers to my house. It’s a long story as to why this was so but the  bizarre thing  was that I … Continue reading