Spain

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 my

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Written by Posted in Granada region & province, Spain Comments 8

This is my own guide to Granada province and also the city. With 12,635 km2 to explore and 168 different towns and municipalities there is alot to choose from. Below you have access to information on the different areas in

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If you are thinking of coming to Learn Spanish in Granada. Choosing the Southern Spain is a great idea. The people are really friendly and sociable here. You also get to stay in a magical city with the Alhambra palace and

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Written by Posted in Expat Lifestyle, Spain Comments 11

Last week (25th July 2013) a new shop opened in Granada, Spain. Las Aceiterías. Seeing this shiny new store got me thinking about Spanish Olive Oil. This new addition is right in the city centre of Granada. They specialise in Spanish

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Written by Posted in Andalusia, Spain, Spanish Food, The City of Granada Spain Comments 6

Andalusia is a beautiful region of Spain…and it´s HOT. I call it Scorchio. The weatherman must get bored giving us the same information for three months of Spanish Summer.  The Spanish sun and the heat is one of the challenges of living in

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Written by Posted in Andalusia, Expat Lifestyle, Spain Comments 1

Cordoba is one of the must see cities of Spain. Located in Andalusia, it is often on the Spain itinerary along with Granada and Seville. A plan to see the famous Cathedral Mosque is high on the list. Having seen this stunning monument several years before, I re visited the city to

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Written by Posted in Andalusia, Photo Essays, Spain Comments 5

If you have an interest in Spain or Andalusia, you will probably have heard of the Cordoba patios festival. This is celebrated each year in May. I wasn’t able to visit Cordoba myself until Mid June so I was not expecting to

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Written by Posted in Andalusia, Spain Comments 11

In 2006 I visited Cordoba. I saw all the typical sights, the must see list; The cathedral Mosque. Alcazaba, the stunning Royal gardens and the Medina Azahara. All of these historic monuments of course are well worth visiting. I still

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Written by Posted in Andalusia, Spain, Spanish Food Comments 11

In Spain Summer has well and truly arrived. In the evening there´s nothing nicer that finding a cool outdoor terrace or beach bar to enjoy the fresh breeze after a long hot day. Sipping on a freshly made Mojito in

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In this photo essay I will try to highlight the varied and vast country that Spain is. So much to discover, even after all these years living and travelling around the country it still doesn’t fail to surprise me. Apart from

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