Everyone who visits Granada visits the Alhambra. However, maybe to your surprise, not everyone who visits the Alhambra visits Granada. When I found this out it struck me to be somewhat surprising, but then again the Alhambra itself is like a small city. It has so much...

That Must Needed Mini-Break

As it is getting colder, Andalusia is the perfect place to visit. It is not too crowded and the sun is still shining. The holiday, you can have, amongst such history and culture, is perfect this time of the year. Saying ‘goodbye’ to the beach can’t always be easy but...

Enjoying Granada!

Albaicin This hilly, cobbly enchanted barrio of Granada is a place not to miss. It is full of history and stories to be told. Also, if you walk to the top there is a great feeling of accomplishment that deserves a nice cold refreshment on one of the terraces by the...

Independent Travel App

Welcome to Al-Andalus Experience! We are honoured to present to you our Independent Travel options. You can input your current travel plans into any of our website forms for us to send you an invite link to your own day by day Travel Plan schedule. The App will...

Adam Williamson in Cordoba!

We had the pleasure to assist and host Adam Williamson and his aspiring artists in Cordoba last week too! After a welcoming tour of the city, we visited the monuments, to let the buildings do some talking. The students must experience the art to get their artistic...

Islamic Art Workshop Granada

This month we have been working side by side with Adam Williamson and his art programme here in Andalusia. This September he does a week in Granada and a week in Seville. After the first few days in Granada, we decided to ask him a few questions. What significance...

Happy New Hijra Year!

Happy New Year! The pilgrimage month is over, people have returned to their beloved ones and are celebrating their Hajj. I ask Allah that he facilitates all of us to journey to Mecca and Madinah one day and accept the Hajj of those that have been. This is a time to...

Knowledge is power!

Getting to know each place we visit is such an important part of our service as tour guides. Whether it be if it is appropriate for you in terms of accessibility or climate. We thrive to really understand each and every city to facilitate the visit as much as...

Granada and it’s encantos!

This is going to be the start of a series of blogs about hidden secrets in Andalusian cities Carmen de Los Martires Where should we start? Since I have started collaborating with fashion brands to show off their new collections I have been searching Granada for...

Cooling Off

Things are finally cooling down here in Granada. It has been a hot summer, even though Granada is one of the cooler cities. It is incredible how the tourists aren’t scared of the afternoon heat. The Spaniards are hibernating, sleeping the siesta, yet the tourists are...

A small pilgrimage – Al-Andalus

The Eid-Al-Adha is fastly approaching and as we know this means Muslims from all around the world are making the pilgrimage to our beloved Ka’ba and visiting Medinah. It is a place that unites us, a place that we long to visit and a place where our dear prophet (saw)...