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La Garbera – A stylish taperia in Rojales
La Garbera – A stylish taperia in Rojales

La Garbera – A stylish taperia in Rojales

Sometimes you just stumble across a place and fall in love with it. La Garbera is a stylish taperia in Rojales where you can sit and enjoy some tapas and a beer. Inside this amazing cafe bar every artefact has…

Triple Brew- Delicious Craft Ale in Rojales
Triple Brew- Delicious Craft Ale in Rojales

Triple Brew- Delicious Craft Ale in Rojales

From the outside, Rojales’ newest bar looks like any other. Step inside though, and be prepared to immerse yourself in a magical world of craft ales, some made on site, and wonderful food barbecued over an open fire. This and…

Peniscola – Picture Postcard Perfect!
Peniscola – Picture Postcard Perfect!

Peniscola – Picture Postcard Perfect!

We recently enjoyed a wonderful short break in the picture postcard town of Peñiscola, at the northern end of the Comunidad Valenciana in the province of Castellón. It’s a place we’d driven past many times and for the past six…

MIAU Fanzara – Urban Art Spectacular
MIAU Fanzara – Urban Art Spectacular

MIAU Fanzara – Urban Art Spectacular

Readers of anythingbutpaella are probably already aware that we are fans of Urban Art. A few miles inland from Castellón (Comunidad Valenciana) is the village of Fanzara which has taken this artform to a new level. MIAU Fanzara, literally Museo…

Historical Military Museum of the Canary Islands
Historical Military Museum of the Canary Islands

Historical Military Museum of the Canary Islands

Anyone with even a slight interest in Spain’s military history really should visit the Military Museum in Santa Cruz de Tenerife if they are ever on the island. Allow a couple of hours or you’ll be rushing round. Free to…

Güéjar Sierra and the Canales Reservoir
Güéjar Sierra and the Canales Reservoir

Güéjar Sierra and the Canales Reservoir

Sometimes you discover a place entirely by accident. Güéjar Sierra is a great example of this. How we had never heard of the “Switzerland of Southern Spain” is a mystery! Back in March we had been in the Sierra Nevada…

Granada and the Alhambra – Post Lockdown
Granada and the Alhambra – Post Lockdown

Granada and the Alhambra – Post Lockdown

With reports of the Alhambra being relatively crowd free, and tickets easy to get, we decided to hot-foot it down to Granada for a few days. Hot, sticky, but very much worth it. A bit different to our last visit…

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