Tag: La Manga

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The joys of 2015: the experiences that made my year

Travel adventures abounded for me in 2015. Yes, I know how fortunate I am. It was a year full of amazing journeys, discovering new countries and revisiting old ones on three continents. Here are some of my favourite bits. March My Blue Train odyssey It’s always been my dream to experience one of the world’s […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Spain

It’s Tapas Time in Murcia, Spain

So for today’s blog I’m in the province of Murcia in Spain. It’s a large region in the south-east that abounds in amazing produce. So much so that it’s known as the Orchard of Europe. Lucky restaurants, they have the best ingredients to cook with. And it’s on the sea, too, so plenty of fish. I love […]

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Lovely lunch on the beach at Escuela de Pieter

I love the beach. You will know this if you’re a regular reader! So a fabulous restaurant right on the beach, well, that’s my idea of pure paradise. We try to visit Escuela de Pieter on the La Manga Strip every year. A tasty lunch followed by a dip in the beautifully warm Mar Menor […]

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A surprise new discovery at Maribel

For someone with an elephant memory when it comes to food and restaurants, our visit to Maribel surprised me. I thought I’d been there before but as soon as we pulled into the car park I realised, horror of horrors, I’d never stepped foot in it! So time to try somewhere new. The restaurant is […]

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Time for lunch: anyone for tapas?

Lunch in Spain is always a joy. For me it involves a lot of sharing – yes, I love tapas-style eating – it means you get to sample more dishes on the menu. And of course it’s usually al fresco and often with a great view! Simply perfect. There are plenty of villages and even […]

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Casa Victor at La Manga Club

We’ve been going to La Manga for many years, it’s one of our favourite holidays. And Casa Victor is our favourite restaurant on the resort. Victor always remembers us (even though we only go once a year) and we are greeted with a complimentary half bottle of Cava. Always a good way to start off […]