Federico Garcia Lorca Spanish Poet

Looking for Lorca One of the most famous artists to come out of Granada is Federico García Lorca. A playwright, a poet and theatre director, born in 1898. Since reading ´La Casa de Bernada Alba´ for A Level Spanish Literature I´ve

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Spanish Wine Tasting in Granada

Wine tasting event to be held in Granada- Thursday 19th of May 2016 I am very excited to be hosting this activity in Granada. This is monthly event run by a local wine club in Spanish. This exclusive session have

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Alcazar by piccavey

A trip to Spain isn´t quite complete without visiting the Royal Alcazar in Seville. This Royal Palace is one of the most magnificent architectural works in Andalusia. Drawing inspiration from Christian and Muslim architecture, this Moorish castle reflects Spain’s History.

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Santa Maria de la Alhambra Semana Santa in Granada

The Semana Santa of Granada has been of International interest since 2009. Easter has a special significance in Andalusia and many traditions surrounding Holy week. The traditional Easter processions attract huge crowds in Seville, Malaga and Granada. Its impossible to

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Lanzarote activities

For those who love the great outdoors, nothing beats a Lanzarote holiday. After all, this sun-kissed island boasts over 300 days of sunshine per year. If you’re planning to visit, take a look at these 5 island activities which shouldn’t be

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La Llotja de la Seda by piccavey

In late November 2012 I enjoyed a city break in Valencia. I hadn’t visited the city before. The city was just halfway point between Barcelona and Granada for me. I’d seen the city outskirts from the road but didn’t know

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La Giralda by piccavey

I have to confess that I hadn´t visited Sevilla since 2008 (Business trips don´t count) After returning from a city break in this beautiful city, I´m sharing the places I visited in this latest post. Here´s my experience of the

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Windmills in the Desert by @piccavey

The 200 kms of the Almeria Coastline made a great route for a Summer road trip. Driving from Adra right up to San Juan de los Terreros we saw some great scenery along the way. Stretching between the provinces of Granada and Murcia,

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Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona in Spring

Barcelona is one of those fabulous places in the world that boasts a mild climate year round. In March and April, it´s a great place to visit as the temperatures are warmer but it´s not as busy as summer months.

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Palacio de Viana Cordoba Spain

If you have an interest in Spain or Andalusia, you will probably have heard of the Cordoba patios festival. This is celebrated each year in May. I wasn’t able to visit Cordoba myself until Mid June so I was not expecting to

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