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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.

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...

8 beautiful villages in Andalucia off the beaten track

From its rich cultural history to its ever-changing landscapes and fantastic gastronomy, the region of Andalucia is guaranteed to leave no visitor indifferent.    ...

The Vegetarian’s Survival Guide to Andalucia

Is Andalucia vegetarian-friendly? Andalucia is often billed as a land of carnivores.  A proud passion for ham and a fondness for hunting everything from...

12 months of Spanish dishes: The T&C Foodie Calendar

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to try more mouthwatering Spanish food in 2019? Well, if it´s not, it should be.  Forget the...

The Soho Effect: how Malaga swapped seedy for stylish

Malaga is quickly establishing itself as one of the coolest cities in Andalusia, and like any other self respecting cultural hotspot, it now has...

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