Spain

Last week I was lucky to be in the exactly in the right place at the right time! I arranged a few days of travel to Madrid for meetings and a Christmas dinner with friends.  By chance on that exact

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I love shoes. If they are made from soft Spanish leather then I love them even more. Something I have realised about travel (or a even a long day in the office for that matter) is that if your shoes aren´t right

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While looking through some photos recently I came across some holiday snaps taken on a trip to Ibiza and Formentera. It made me think about the idyllic time I spent there. I really hope to get back there soon. Ibiza is well known for its

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The Spanish Christmas celebrations vary slightly from the festivites in the UK or USA. Celebrations in Spain generally begin around 5th December and continue right through to the end of 6th January. Here is my guide to what´s happening in Granada

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It´s been a while since I visited Seville, So instead of trying to write a post about my visit a few years back, here´s Cat who lives there to give us the lowdown on the Capital of Andalucia. Tell us

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Throughout November I have seen the ad breaks on TV become more and more Christmassy. So now we are close to the end of November I am ramping up my own Christmas preparation. I don´t actually begin with Christmas shopping,

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The weather is changing this week here in Southern Spain. It´s the perfect time to get back into the habit of reading in the evenings now it´s darker earlier on. Here are two Spain Book reviews. I read both of these

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On October 30, 1996, the Andalusian Parliament declared that November 22 is to be celebrated as El Día de los Gitanos Andaluces, The Day of the Andalusian Gypsies. This day celebrates the arrival of the first group of Gypsies (gitanos)

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Unbelievably after all the posts written here so far about Granada and Andalusia. I haven´t blogged about Tapas yet! I did write a guide to avoid confusion between Tapas, Raciones and Pintxos but nothing about the typical Granada tapas bars where you can to

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Lots of my readers often write with questions about a move to Granada Spain. The usual things that come up are on the same themes; accomodation, learning Spanish and finding work. So hopefully this insider information will give more insight to those of

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