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The TOMA & COE Blog

Andalucia is a land of dizzying dimensions. Our blog is a forum for us to share our insights; see it as a library of tales, articles and anecdotes.

5 Reasons to Visit Malaga

For a long time, the city of Malaga was preceded by its reputation as a fly in-fly out mecca for sun and sand seekers....

More Than a Meal: Why Universo Santi is My New Favourite Restaurant

There are many amazing restaurants in Andalucia. In fact, I could travel around this wonderful land for the foreseeable future, eating lunches and dinners...

5 Doubled-Up Day Trips From Malaga

As holiday locations go, it doesn’t get much better than Malaga. A fabulous year-round climate, stunning beaches and cultural history in spades make it...

Tangier: The Inside Track

Close enough to Spain that the Andalucian coastline is visible on a clear day, the Moroccan city of Tangier is the perfect place for...

The 7 Best Spots To Cool Off Near Malaga

They don’t call it the Costa del Sol for nothing – the province of Malaga enjoys around  320 days of sunlight a year. This...

7 Useful Things to Know Before You Visit Spain

Are you about to embark on your first trip to Spain and not sure what to expect? Worried about over tipping, undertipping or when...

18 Unusual Things to do in Andalucia

If you’re a returning guest to the south of Spain, chances are you’ll already have marvelled at its main sites and are looking for...

Priorat: Great wines start with a great story.

Speaking in the 2016 documentary Priorat, winemaker Rene Barbier says: “The best wine is the one with a story to tell”. And few wines...

How to walk the Camino de Santiago in Style: 11 Top Tips

Every year, thousands of people set out to walk across Spain on the famous Camino de Santiago. These intrepid souls, known on the camino...

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