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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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I just realised that after 120+ posts I have hardly mentioned Shopping in Spain or Spanish Shoes! If you are anything like me part of the incentive to travel or visit anywhere is the shopping. Quirky Souvenirs , yummy local food or great

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La Noche en Blanco Granada 2013 - Saturday 19th October You may have heard of the Noche en Blanco in Madrid or other European cities. On these special dates Museums and monuments are open all night for visiting on a special

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One Friday afternoon in September I headed off to the Hammam Al Andalus Granada with a good friend of mine. This slightly hidden place is just off Plaza Nueva, right in Granada´s historic centre. It wasn´t my first visit to this particular Hammam.

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If you live in Granada or are planning your visit this perpetual or evergreen list of activities may help you plan ahead. This Granada calendar includes the main festivities and most popular dates in the annual agenda. Dates may change slightly as

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With all the recent Media attention surrounding the Madrid and their failed bid for the 2020 Olympics. I thought I would write something about Spain´s capital city. (If you want to read about the failed bid you can see this article here by Graham Hunt.

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Molly´s Complete Guide to Andalusia Over the few years I have been writing this blog I have visited a huge part of Andalusia. This post links up all that information into a handy clickable guide to the region. (blue text are links to

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Ronda is located Inland in Malaga province. This town is often on route  when visiting Andalusia along with Granada  Seville and Cordoba. Having visited a few times already, this Summer I re visited to retrace my steps in this pictoresque place. This is a spectacular setting. Perched on

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