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Recreativo de Huelva – Spain’s Oldest Football Club
Recreativo de Huelva – Spain’s Oldest Football Club

Recreativo de Huelva – Spain’s Oldest Football Club

Do you know which is the oldest football club in Spain? It may surprise you to know that the answer is Real Club Recreativo de Huelva in the southwest of Andalucia. They were founded on 23 December 1889, a decade…

Manises – Valencia’s Ceramics Capital
Manises – Valencia’s Ceramics Capital

Manises – Valencia’s Ceramics Capital

Manises is a small town on the northwestern edge of Valencia, just a stone’s throw from the airport. Don’t go throwing too many stones though, as you are bound to damage some ceramics or tilework because the streets are just…

Morro Jable and Jandía Playa – Fuerteventura
Morro Jable and Jandía Playa – Fuerteventura

Morro Jable and Jandía Playa – Fuerteventura

Beach holidays are not really our thing. Having said that, the scenery along the coast as we got towards the Southern tip of Fuerteventua was spectacular. What a shame there are half built hotel projects along the way. It’s easy…

Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura’s Capital
Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura’s Capital

Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura’s Capital

Puerto del Rosario is the capital city of Fuerteventura yet it seems many of the island’s visitors never make it there. Quite why it is ignored by round-island tours is a mystery. We loved our short time in the city…

A History of Tourism in Alicante
A History of Tourism in Alicante

A History of Tourism in Alicante

I’m sure most people think that tourism in Alicante began with the package holiday boom in the 1970s. That is so far from the truth it is unbelievable. In fact, tourism has been alive and well in the city and…

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