Searching for Identity at Jerez’s Equestrian School

La Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre (The Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art), Jerez, Spain. Copyright © 2022 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.

It was the first touristy thing we’d done so far this trip, and after ambling the backstreets of Jerez, kicking back in the markets, and throwing back cervezas in bars with locals, it felt odd to be trundling along a path through the verdant grounds of La Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre (the Royal … Read more

Why did we choose Jerez as part of our Grand Tour?

Jerez cafe scene, Spain. Copyright © 2022 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.

“Are you going to Seville?” That’s the most-asked question we’ve had since we announced that Jerez was one of our destinations for Grantourismo. The fact that people are asking that question is one of the reasons that we are here in Jerez – a town we’re quickly growing very fond of. When people think of … Read more

Churros in Jerez

Churros – or 'Spanish Donuts' made fresh in Jerez, Spain. Copyright © 2022 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.

Churros – also known as calentitos de patatas, papitas, porras, and ‘Spanish donuts’ by foreigners – are sold by vendors in the plaza outside the old Mercado Central de Abastos, the central market in Jerez. Locals line up to buy them – even in the cold and rain, as they did today – by the … Read more