Tag Archives: seville

Street art in Seville & Granada

Posted on February 19, 2014 by Toothpicker

Seville's riverbanks are the most popular canvases for graffiti artists
 
Seville is a beautiful city full of historical architecture and sites, yet beyond the tourists attractions, the city is also full of cool, creative and colourful street art and graffiti. I was not aware of the street art scene [...]

This post was posted in Travel, Street art & graffiti, Andalusia and was tagged with graffiti/ street art, seville, Andalusia, Granada


Flamenco in Andalusia

Posted on February 17, 2014 by Toothpicker

Street artists performing in Granada
 
Flamenco is originated from the Romani people ( also known as Gitanos) living in Andalusia centuries ago, with influences from the Moors, the Jews, and the Mozarabic. Many foreigners do not realise that the essence of flamenco is not the dance itself, but rather the cante (song), one [...]

This post was posted in Travel, Dance, Music & Sound, Andalusia, Flamenco and was tagged with dance, Flamenco, music, seville, Andalusia


The joy of (window) shopping in Andalusia

Posted on February 14, 2014 by Toothpicker

The reason why I don't write much about shopping in London is partly because I don't enjoy it these days and do most of my shopping online. I avoid Oxford street and Tottenham Court Road like the plague, and I find shopping in central London extremely uninspiring. Specialists and independent shops are [...]

This post was posted in Shopping, Shopping guide, Travel, Traditional arts & crafts, Andalusia, Visual merchandising and was tagged with shopping, fashion, traditional crafts, Shopping guide, seville, Andalusia, Cordoba, Granada, visual merchandising


Eat, drink and be merry in Andalusia

Posted on February 11, 2014 by Toothpicker

Dining out in Andalusia is a social activity with friends or with your local bartenders and neighbours
 
For some reason, Spanish cuisine is not as popular and as 'recognised' internationally as Italian cuisine. Perhaps it has something to do with its cooking varying a great deal from region to region, and that authentic [...]

This post was posted in Coffee, Food & dining, Shopping, Shopping guide, Travel, Markets, Andalusia and was tagged with Coffee, Food & dining, shopping, Markets, seville, Andalusia, Cordoba, Granada, tapas


Viva Andalusia: Seville

Posted on January 24, 2014 by Toothpicker

Main and bottom right: Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranza; bottom left: Palacio de San Telmo
 
Traveling is one of my life-long passion, so being able to travel for work is something that I love. However, in the last few years, my travels have revolved either around work or visiting family [...]

This post was posted in Architecture, Travel, Art, Andalusia and was tagged with art and design exhibitions, architecture, museums, seville, Andalusia


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