Parador de Granada

Visiting the Alhambra de Granada in mid-July isn’t quite as stupid as visiting it in August, but it’s getting there – temperatures often tip over the 40 degrees Celsius mark. What is stupid is when you decide to spurn the cheap local taxis from the centre of the old Albaicín neighbourhood, and walk up the hills…

An Ode to… Jamón

Spanish cured ham, created by pigs that roam under acorn trees, is the finest in the world. Here’s where to eat it.