Malaga in a hurry – So you’ve time for only one Walk

This is a walk for views – views of the city,  the coast,  the mountains.   It starts at the Roman ruins and passes by the 2 Moorish fortresses in the city and offers a great panorama of the area.     Our walk begins about 450m from the cathedral at Teatro Romano.  The theatre was built in […]

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Malaga in a hurry – So you’ve time for only one Market…

Well that’s an easy one – forget about the tourist haunts and head to Malaga’s Central Market.   The Mercado Central de Atarazanas occupies a site that has been in use since the 14th century.   Starting out as an Arabic shipyard with water all the way to the entrance,  it later served as a convent,  military […]

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Malaga – So you think its just an Airport!!

Well that’s OK … because so did I!  And what’s more,  I did’t even realise Malaga was actually on the coast.   For some reason or other I’d an image of visitors having a bit of a journey from the airport to the sea.  I’d often heard,  and read,  that it was a great city in […]

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Delving into Bruge – All about Chocolate!

Purely in the interest of research,  I took myself off to ‘Choco Story Brugge’ – yet another niche museum,  this time dedicated obviously to all things chocolate.   The biggest attraction,  I’m (almost) ashamed to admit,   was the lure of free samples – as if there wasn’t enough to try in the dozens of shops around […]

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Delving into Bruges – All about Frites!!!

I’m happy to identify with the cliche – I’m Irish and I LOVE my spuds!   So on a recent trip to Bruges,  I had to take myself off to the FRIET MUSEUM – the only one in the world dedicated to fries! The building itself dates back to the 14th century and displays are spread […]

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