Recipe: Ajo Blanco (A Cold Garlic and Almond Soup)

A great summer starter, make sure to try this ajo blanco recipe! Typical of Andalusia and sure to please!

Ajo Blanco Recipe: A Refreshing Summer Soup from Andalusia This ajo blanco recipe couldn’t be easier, and it is perfect for these hot summer days! Ajo Blanco, which literally translates to “White Garlic” is surprisingly mild and very tasty. You can also switch it up by adding different garnishes. We’ve seen ajo blanco made with […]

Where to Stay in Malaga

Wondering where to stay in Malaga? Malaga is a city that is longer than it is wide. Stretched out along the Mediterranean coast to make the most of its shoreline, we’ve heard people say that Malaga is a city that lives “facing the sea.” We’re not 100% sure what that means, but we do know […]

Unique Museums in Malaga

These unique museums in Malaga are well worth a visit! Malaga is a city that is becoming well known in the art world for its many museums. Not all these museums, however, are dedicated to paintings and sculptures. In fact, there are lots of museums that will take you off the beaten path. There is […]

Things to do in Malaga in July

5 things to do in Malaga in July that will leave you wishing summer lasted forever! Summer in the south of Spain has always been something magical for us. The days are impossibly long (the sun doesn’t go down until at least 10pm) and the hot temperatures make everything more relaxed. Everyone seems to be […]

How to Not Look like a Tourist in Malaga

Want to look like a local? Here’s five tips on how to not look like a tourist in Malaga this summer. So, it’s summertime, and as the temperatures warm up there are more and more visitors to our fair city! We are more than happy to have people come to Malaga any time of year, […]

5 Ways to Stay Cool in Malaga When the Summer Temperature Rises

Andalusia can get quite warm in summer so we’ve made a list of ways to cool off in Malaga even when it’s hot outside! In Andalusia the temperatures in summer regularly average between 37 and 42 degrees Celsius (That means between 98 and 107 degrees Fahrenheit). Seems impossible, right? We are lucky in Malaga that […]

The Best Museums in Malaga

Did you know that there are over 20 different museums in Malaga?! It already was the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, and with the recent opening of the Pompidou Center and the Russian Museum, it is clear that Malaga is betting on culture and the museums to draw tourism both from Spain and abroad. That being […]

Easy Recipe: Shrimp Skewers (Brochetas de Gambas)

One of our favorite tapas in Malaga are shrimp skewers. We first enjoyed this super simple and delicious starter at the Mercado del Carmen, a local market with some of the freshest seafood around. The same brochetas are available at the Mercado Atarazanas and also a little bar hidden in the classic Malaga neighborhood of […]

How to Order a Coffee in Malaga

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This blog post was originally posted on April 4th, 2016 and was updated on May 24th, 2017 True life confessions – we are coffee addicts and since moving to the Costa del Sol, we had to learn how to order a coffee in Malaga. David Lynch once said, “Even bad coffee is better than no coffee […]

Summer Has Arrived: Things to do in Malaga in June

Planning to visit Malaga in June? Make the most of your trip with our top tips on how you can enjoy the city! In Malaga we have great weather year round, but this is a city that really lives for the summer! We are often the first ones to shed our winter coats and sweaters because […]