Jerusalem Nov 2016 by piccavey

At the end of November 2016 I travelled to Jerusalem. My Israel trip plan was a two days stop in Akko in Northern Israel. To visit the UNESCO World Heritage site there and old town. Then I would make the

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Mojacar Almeria by @piccavey

Today I thought I would take a look at Spanish property, one of the subjects I get most questions about. Where should I buy a house in Spain? When is the best moment to buy a Spanish property? So here are

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Temple of Debod Madrid

Discovering the history behind the mysterious Temple of Debod. On the 1st December I was in Madrid after a trip from Tel Aviv. To break up the travelling I planned 24 hours in the Spanish capital. Wandering around the Plaza

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Granada Christmas Lights

Throughout the month of December activities are planned in Granada for the colourful festive season. This Christmas guide to activities runs through all of December and up to January 7th. Nativity Scenes, Shopping tips, Restaurant opening times and Christmas concerts are

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Travel Blogger Everglades Florida

Becoming a Travel Blogger doesn´t happen overnight. If you have been reading for a while you´ll know that most of the articles on my site are about Andalucia or Spain. Weekly blogposts include information about Life in Andalusia, Travelling in

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Wine Experience Almeria

Hammams abound in Andalusia. In this region there are lots of Spa treatments and Arab baths due to the historic connection of these Southern cities. I´ve not managed to visit them all just yet. (Although I´m working on it) Let

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Local treats Christmas Markets in Granada by piccavey

The Christmas season this year will kick off on Friday 2nd December. This day is the start of the long Spanish bank holiday. In the Spanish calendar the 6th & 8th of December are national holidays. Marking the celebration of he

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Pumpkin Autumn dishes

Granada doesn´t seem to have an Autumn. Temperatures plummet from mid 30Cs to 15ºC when we reach October. Local autumn dishes come on to restaurant menus and are made at home too. The snowfall on the nearby Sierra Nevada mountains

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Alhambra Palace Water features

Can you imagine the Alhambra palace without water? It´s almost impossible to imagine this space without the fountains, pools and water features. Many of the decorative elements of this magnificent monument are created or enhanced with water. The use of

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Learning Spanish with wine

Wine is an inherent part of Spanish culture yet it hasn’t always heralded the international respect of French and Italian varieties. The wine industry in Spain is now beginning to receive the recognition it deserves. The beauty of Spanish wines

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