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A day trip to Granada

Two weeks ago, Kuba and I spent a day in Granada touring Alhambra, the most visited tourist site in Spain. According to the 2014 tourism study carried out by Alhambra itself, over 2.4 million tourists visited Alhambra in that record-breaking year.

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Free & Cheap Things to Do in Sevilla

With our home base on the Costa del Sol in Torremolinos, we’ve mainly stuck to the coast when it comes to our day trips, exploring cities like Fuengirola, Málaga, and Nerja.

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Cycling in the Guadalhorce Nature Reserve

I’ve worked on a long list of possible day trips and things to do since we arrived in Torremolinos. We have plenty of options to choose from but the cost of these options is one of the most important factors in deciding which trips we take. It isn’t the only determining factor as we can…

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Cañada del Lobo hike in Torremolinos

For our third hike in Spain, we went back to the trailhead of the Pinar de los Manantiales hike, located a short walk from the city centre. We continued a bit further down the road past this trailhead and turned left. This other hike, called Cañada del Lobo, would take us in a loop. We’d…

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Río Chillar hike in Nerja, Spain

Searching online for free activities is one of the first things I do when living in a new location. Researching free things to do is as simple as asking Google. I came across several helpful blog posts on the Spain-Holiday.com website that suggested free activities in Málaga and the rest of the Costa del Sol.…