Fiona Flores Watson is Contributing Editor at andalucia.com, the region’s top website, writing about everything from mountains to Moors, and fashion to fiestas.
She writes a blog for the website about topical issues to do with living in, and visiting, Andalucia, for which she also provides photographs. For examples, please see below.
She also writes for various other publications and websites.
Sunday Times Travel Magazine
What’s Hot for 2015 – Seville.
Insiders’ Secrets – Andalucia. Interview with winemaker Victoria Ordonez.
Sultry Seville: summer in the Spain’s sexiest city.
Compass (Cox & Kings magazine)
Article on Mr Henderson’s Railway, a Victorian-era Andalucian train track built by the British between Algeciras and Ronda.
Campus Palmas Altas, Seville HQ of multinational tech and renewable energy company Abengoa.
Conde Nast Traveller
Insider’s Guide – expert tips for a weekend break in Seville.
Instant Weekend – Granada – a concise guide to the city.
Trogir: the Balkan Island made for a weekend.
Get a Room – hotel guide to Seville.
Contributed to Europe’s best 20 hotels under 100 pounds.
The Catholic Herald
The Spanish General Election, and the Catholic church’s battles with the PSOE (Socialist Party).
PUBLICATIONS IN SPAIN
The Olive Press
An interview with the Duquesa de Alba, Spain’s richest woman – she holds more titles than the Queen and has one of the most important art collections in Europe.
These are some articles from Andalucia.com:
Interview with renowned London chef and restaurateur Jose Pizarro, who hails from southern Spain. Read it here.
10 fascinating facts about Seville, including NO8DO, the Romans and football. Read it here.
Interview with Andalucian fashion designer – her flamenco dresses have featured in Harrods windows and US Vogue, and been worn by Nicole Scherzinger and Miriam Clegg – and all-round media darling, Vicky Martin Berrocal. Read it here.
and a few selected Andalucia.com blog posts:
El ronqueo – turning a whole 180kg tuna into tapas. Read it here
The Carambolo Treasure, an extraodrinary haul of Phoenician gold jewellery found near Seville, now on permanent display in the Archaeological Museum. Read it here.
First view of the “Setas” – Metropol Parasol, Seville’s controversial new architectural wonder. Read it here.
Lorca performed by illiterate gypsies in Seville. Read it here.
Review of Carlos Saura’s film Flamenco Flamenco. Read it here.
An account of a bullfight. Read it here.
Fiona has also written for Cycling Mobility, Financial Times, Olive, High Life, Esquire, XL, Bare, Euphoria, Phillips Magazine, the London Magazine, Business Life, In Britain, Conference and Incentive Travel.
She has edited customer magazines for Diners Club, Vauxhall, Virgin Express, Virgin Atlantic and Orange.