The wall above the Sacromonte

  Sacromonte Caves Festival Date & Artist: Wednesday 22nd July at 10pm – Kika Quesada Venue: Museo Cuevas de Sacromonte, Camino de Sacromonte, Granada Tickets costs 12-13 euros You can purchase at Teatro Isabel la Catolica (close to Puerta Real,

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Something which I have always wanted to do but haven´t got around to it is booking a cruise around the Mediterranean. The sheer beauty of this part of the world is a joy in itself, but to experience it from

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Basket shop Granada Spain

Reading the news over the past twelve months has saddened me. The essence of Spanish traditions are being challenged. Perhaps drowned is a better description. Steadily franchises are taking over Spain. Already well established in large capitals such as Barcelona, Madrid

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Spanish drinks

Spain has much to offer in terms of tapas, great seafood and local dishes – but what about something to satisfy your thirst? Here are 5 Spanish drinks ideas: Agua de Valencia Folklore tells us that one of Spain’s most popular

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Chiringuito Diego Aguadulce Almeria

In Spain Summer has well and truly arrived. In the evening there´s nothing nicer that finding a cool outdoor terrace or beach bar to enjoy the cool breeze after a long hot day. Sipping on a freshly made Mojito is

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Spanish Tapas at piccavey.com

How about making your own Spanish Tapas night at home? It´s not going to be ambitious. I promise there will be no hard to find complicated ingredients either. Whether you are reminiscing about that trip you made to Andalusia last year

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Cartuja Monastery Granada Spain

Carthusian Monastery in Granada Recently I headed up to the North of the city to the Cartuja Monastery. This had been recommended to me many many times but until now I hadn´t visited until now. The entrance is just off

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Learning Spanish with wine

Local produce and Crafts The No.1 question I´m asked is how to get Alhambra tickets. However the next most popular question is What is a typical souvenir from Granada or Andalusia? Personally I prefer to recommend things that I would really appreciate if I wasback

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View to Alhambra from Granada parador Spain

What is a Parador? A Parador is basically a luxurious hotel set on an historic site. There are around 100 in Spain and they are run by the government. The food and service offered in the network of Paradors is excellent and

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Where to stay in Benidorm Spain

Holidays in Benidorm If you are planning to spend your holidays in Spain, one of the best places that you can visit is Benidorm. Located on the eastern coast, this fishing village is famous for their beaches, boisterous nightlife, and

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