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Silk Alpujarra Granada

  I have been to the Alpujarra endless times. I never tire of seeing these white villages perched on hillsides. I love wandering around the narrow streets of these remote unspoilt corners of the Alpujarra. Each time I am there

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Dreidel at Palacio de los Olvidados

On 2nd January 2014 the Palacio de Los Olvidados opened in Granada. This new  museum is a private collection in the historic part of the city, close to Plaza Nueva. This space is dedicated to the story of Sefardi community

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Soportujar Alpujarras Granada

  I was recently reminded by one of my lovely readers that I didn´t have anything on my blog about the Alpujarra region of Spain. An oversight on my part as it is actually the first place that comes to mind when I have

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learning Spanish in Granada

    FAQ´s Granada, Spain 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

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Plaza Vazquez de Molina Ubeda Spain

Spain is a great country for backpackers. The locals are friendly, there’s loads to see for free, and the food and drink is delicious. Granted, maybe the best time to visit Spain is during the summer, but as Nomadic Matt

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Girona Castellers

Last Autumn I visited Girona, an historic town, North of Barcelona. Although I´d actually been there before on a short visit, I hadn´t seen much of the place.This time I would be staying for a weekend and hope to discover

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Artists inspiration

This weeks blogpost is a little different. I am thrilled to interview Eduardo from Edu:Art. I have been a follower of his Instagram feed for some time now. It is one of my favourites. His illustrations and designs are beautiful. They

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Plaza Vazquez de Molina Ubeda Spain

Ubeda and Baeza are towns in the province of Jaen, Spain. Although they are a little way off the main tourist track they are worth visiting, particularly as both locations are listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites. This summer I

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Something which I have always wanted to do but haven´t got around to it is booking a cruise around the Mediterranean. The sheer beauty of this part of the world is a joy in itself, but to experience it from

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Basket shop Granada Spain

Reading the news over the past twelve months has saddened me. The essence of Spanish traditions are being challenged. Perhaps drowned is a better description. Steadily franchises are taking over Spain. Already well established in large capitals such as Barcelona, Madrid

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