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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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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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A few weekends ago I headed up to the Cartuja Monastery in the city of Granada. This had been recommended to me many many times but until now I haven´t managed to go. Well I can say that it was

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Living abroad you can find yourself in odd situations. I shared one of these stories on my blog a while ago, on this post about Village life . Although that anecdote is just one of many after fifteen years abroad, I

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Over the Christmas period I was asked a few times if I could recommend a few books or two about Spain. I read quite a lot myself, so I thought I would create a list with a variety of books about

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Palacio Olvidados

On 2nd January 2014 the Palacio de Los Olvidados opened in Granada. A new Sephardic Museum in Spain. A private collection in the old part of the city, close to Plaza Nueva. The date chosen for the opening of this

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