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Sizzling Seville

Flamenco Seville, Topsy Turvy Tribe

Sizzling Seville is such an amazing city. Although we have driven past, many times we have always carried on past, during our long road trip between Spain and Portugal. We decided to stop during the recent heatwave, which probably wasn’t Read more…


Four Countries in Four Days

Sunflowers on a French Road Trip, Topsy Turvy Tribe

We have arrived. Finally. After an epic road trip we have finally arrived back in the UK. Just in time to watch and celebrate England’s success in the World Cup! We left Central Portugal on Wednesday night, with the goal Read more…


Festa de São João, Aldeia de João Pires, Central Portugal

Festa de São João, Aldeia de João Pires, Central Portugal

Festa de São João, or the festival of Saint John the Baptist, is a festival that happens every year during Midsummer, on the of 23 June. The whole of Portugal, and Europe, celebrates; none more so than the city of Read more…


Medieval Games and Fiesta in Eljas, Spain

Medieval Festa Eljas, Topsy Turvy Tribe

It has been way too long since we visited Spain but when we live so close to the border then it is definitely worth the short trip back to España for a Fiesta. Not to be outdone by the countless Read more…


Chaos the Fournado Turns Five

Chaos turns five, Happy Birthday, Topsy Turvy Tribe

Chaos the Fournado Turns Five… It doesn’t seem like a whole year since your last birthday, this past year has been a whirlwind of firsts, developments and changes. We spent your birthday last year partying with Grandma, Grandad and your Read more…


Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos – Three Kings parade in Nerja, Spain

Scary Queen of Heart's Guards, Three King's Parade in Nerja, Andalucia, Spain

After spending Christmas and the holidays in Spain we thought we’d stay on a little longer to catch the Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos, the three Kings Parade. Last year we were living near Loja, in the hills above Granada Read more…


Goodbye 2017, Happy New Year

Topsy Turvy Tribe

Goodbye 2017 and hello to 2018! This year has been amazing, living in the Granada region of Spain, deep in the Spanish campo has been totally inspiring. We have travelled all over Andalucia and been outside every single day, walking, Read more…


Christmas Sunsets in the Costa Del Sol

Christmas Sunset, Costa del Sol, Andalucia, Spain

You really can’t beat a good sunset. The Costa del Sol, where we are visiting for the Christmas holidays, has some stunning sunsets. Especially when looking over the mountains, across the Mediterranean sea to Morocco. Maybe it’s the expanse of Read more…


Pigs and Acorns on the Portuguese Quinta

A Pig's Life, Penamacor, Castelo Branco, Central Portugal

The acorns are falling in abundance here in Portugal; some are eaten by birds and small mammals, but they make an amazingly tasty treat for the quinta’s resident pigs! Portugal and Spain are renowned for acorn fed pigs, as it Read more…


Archidona, Spain

Archidona, Malaga, Andalucia, Spain

In the very centre of Andalucia you will find the rural town of Archidona.  Set  amongst olive groves of the Sierra de Gracia, with amazing views of the surrounding countryside.  Archidona once had an impenetrable Moorish Castle and was designated Read more…