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Winter is outstaying it´s welcome this year. I am looking forward to March and some spring like weather. In the meantime let´s look at some of the gardens in Granada. Granada is a charming city with lots of squares and fountains . Streets

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As with many historic cities, Granada was also a walled city at first. The city has had five different walled neighbourhoods over the centuries. The palatial city (Alhambra), the Realejo neighbourhood and three different areas of the Albaicin. The Albaicin has been a site used for housing since the Roman

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Guide to Spanish Fruit When you have fruit trees it seems that the whole crop comes at once. In Autumn we are typically inundated with avocadoes and pomegranates in Granada province. So I have learnt over the years what to

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Malaga Glass Museum was on my list of things to see when my family came to Malaga. As they know a bit about antiques, I knew that the visit would be of interest to them. I didn´t expect to enjoy the visit myself! The

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The Christmas season begins on 5th December in Granada and runs until the 6th January.  Each year the 6th of December is a national holiday, to celebrate the Day of the Spanish Constitution. Around those dates as there are several

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I cannot possibly cover the whole Spanish culture in one blog post. So here is a quick overview of some curiosities and things to look out for on your next trip to Spain. With many holiday companies like First Choice flying

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What is WABAS? In November 2014 the WABAS group (Writers and Bloggers About Spain) will have its annual meeting in Granada, Spain. The group was created at the end of 2011 to speak positively about the country and counter bad

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What is FLECOS? Last weekend I spent 3 days participating the FLECOS Festival. FLECOS is an annual Spanish language and culture festival in Granada. This year was the first edition, it is impressive to see the amount of activities on offer.

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On a hot August day I´d planned a girls spa and shopping outing. As it was going to be a hot one in Granada, I decided to head over to Malaga. The city of Malaga is on the coast so

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The Alhambra palace is the only medieval palace in the world which has arrived intact to the present day. After visiting many times myself , one of the things which most fascinates me are the intricate details on the walls. As you

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