Cadíz: City Guide

Torre de Force There’s an ‘ends of the earth’ feeling to Cadíz. Its old town, almost surrounded on all sides by water, is bleached in a bright white light, creating dramatic, architectural shadows across its rooftops and famous towers. The oldest inhabited city in the Western world (so the gaditanos say), each and every twist…

An Ode To… Osbourne Bulls

  When I moved to Spain, some 13 years ago, glimpsing the black metal toros on the horizon caused huge excitement – and still does. The Osbourne Bulls – named after the sherry family – are dotted across Andalucía, and the whole of Spain. They started life as fancy billboards to promote the bodega’s brandy,…

Atlas Beach, Tarifa

All images copyright of Atlas Beach The Costa de la Luz, and its surf-hub town of Tarifa, are two of our favourite spots on the planet. Out of season, the surf lashes the Moorish town of Tarifa, wind whistling through its winding streets while the wind farms nearby whoosh eerily, cranking out the kilowatts. On…

Bolonia, Costa de la Luz

The jewel of the Costa de la Luz, this hideaway seaside town boasts Europe’s finest stretch of sand and its tallest sand dune.