Rachel moved from the UK to Spain in 1996. She loves to explore her adopted country and writes mainly about Spain and Andalucia.

Tapas Cooking Class at Finca Las Encinas

Tapas cooking school lessons
I drove south surrounded by olive groves for about 90 minutes. Quiet roads, mostly winding and narrow allowed me to enjoy the ever-changing mountainous scenery, but always with olive trees. It’s hardly surprising as home is Jaén, Spain´s largest olive oil ...

Baños de la Encina Byzantine castle in Spain

Baños de la Encina isn’t just another Spanish hill-top town. Just 53 kilometres north of Jaén city at an altitude of 420 metres it unveils many architectural delights. In 1969 the town was declared conjunto Histórico – Artístico, for its ...