Spain

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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Barcelona was my home from 1998 until 2006. Even all these years on the city feels like home to me. Over Christmas I was in Barcelona for only a few days and I already want to go back. I left

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Another year has quickly flown by. After my review of my Spain blog in 2012 being so popular last year, these are some of the highlights on the blog from 2013. January 2013 as always I spent quite alot of time in

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The folks at Blanca Nieve Ski & Snowboard School have kindly sent over this special offer for my blog readers. If you are heading to Ski Granada soon then check out their great offers below. Snowboard, skiing lesson and kit hire are

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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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