Tag Archives: Jerez

Winter Warmers — Hearty Stew Recipes for Cold Winter Evenings

Winter Warmers — Hearty Stew Recipes for Cold Winter Evenings

Cool weather here in Siem Reap is our excuse for cooking up some hearty stew recipes and sharing these winter warmers with you. Any excuse, right? While Europe and North America have been experiencing a brutal winter, here in Siem Reap we have not been faring...
Price Check: What Things Cost Around the World

Price Check: What Things Cost Around the World

Aimed at helping travellers staying in holiday rentals and settling into a place for a while, Price Check is a series of posts in which we reported every two weeks on the prices of groceries (no, not only beer) at each destination we stayed on...
A Stroll Around Jerez

A Stroll Around Jerez

Boasting a lovely old centre that is largely pedestrianised, cobblestoned lanes lined with fragrant orange trees, and countless plazas boasting fountains, sculptures and alfresco cafés, Jerez is a real treat to explore on foot. Here’s a stroll around Jerez for you to do. We recommend...
Jerez Take-Homes: Flamenco Accessories

Jerez Take-Homes: Flamenco Accessories

Jerez doesn’t really cater to tourists, so there are few souvenir shops, which is what we love about it. So you need to get creative when it comes to looking for something to take home. Sherry and foodstuffs are an obvious choice, but for girls...
DIY Sherry Tasting

DIY Sherry Tasting

In our last post we lamented the fact that Jerez’s lovely wine bodegas do not offer proper informative, horizontal tastings of their sherry and brandy products – not even the famous Gonzalez Byass Bodega, home of Tio Pepe. Somewhat frustrated, we decided to do our...
Eating Out in Jerez

Eating Out in Jerez

We had a grand time grazing in Jerez – and grazing is what you should do here. Even when the locals actually sit down to eat, in contrast to snacking on tapas while standing up at the bar, they rarely go for three courses. Below...
The Artisans of Algodonales

The Artisans of Algodonales

There is something very special about the smell of wood in a workshop, the sound of hammering and sawing, the lack of noisy power tools, and the relative calm at which artisans go about their work. Which is why we travelled to the white village...
Flamenco Guitar 101

Flamenco Guitar 101

Sometimes we find it only takes one or two people to help unlock the secrets of a city, to make introductions, help you make connections, to take you places, and to teach you things – and learning is an important part of what we’re doing...
Playlist: Sebastian’s Jerez flamenco picks

Playlist: Sebastian’s Jerez flamenco picks

A resident of Jerez for 13 years, Sebastian Lapostol was born in the US to Chilean parents. After obtaining a degree in comparative literature and travelling around Spain, North Africa and the Middle East, he moved to Jerez in 1997 to study flamenco guitar. It...