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(to see more images above click on the edge to scroll) They say that you should Celebrate small victories. Well over the last 2 years since I began this blog I haven´t been doing much of that. So today I´m

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Can you imagine the Alhambra palace without water? It´s almost impossible to imagine this space without the fountains, pools and water features. Water makes up a large part of the decorative elements of this magnificent monument. The use of water

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If you have every dreamed of getting married abroad then you´ll probably enjoy this post. I can´t think of a better setting than the magical city of Granada for a Spain wedding. On 27th April 2014 I attended an event

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You may already know that any recommendations on this blog have been tried and tested personally by me. No-one pays for a recommendation on this site. I visited most of Andalusia since I moved here in 2006. Its important to

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Moving abroad can sometimes challenge us in different ways. I find it comforting to know that once in a while I can meet up with people like me who took the plunge and moved away from their home country. The

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Granada- The Basics If you only have a short time in Granada Spain. Here are some no nonsense tips to help you plan ahead. When is the best time to visit Granada, Spain? See this Granada year round calendar with activities and

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I have been to many Flamenco festivals. Over the years I have seen performances in different locations around Andalusia. Some have thrilled others have dissapointed. In March 2014 I went along to Templo del Flamenco in Granada with a group

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When visitors are planning their trip to Granada they often ask me about the safety in the city. Granada has a population of 237,818 (in 2013) and it´s located in Andalusia, Southern Spain. Like anywhere with tourists, some parts of the city can

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As you may already know, living abroad can be tricky. Far more complicated than a Place in the Sun make out anyway… You can often find yourself in odd situations. Some of these Expat Anecdotes appeared on my blog last month. Click here

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Recently one of my lovely readers contacted me with a request. She wanted to know about the fountains in Granada and was curious about their history . There are lots of fountains, pools and water features dotted around the city. It was going

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