Spain

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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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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