Spain

I love a challenge! So when they asked me at TBEX Girona how well you can do a blog post in 5 minutes I happily accepted the challenge. Speed blogger that sounds cool! Thanks to you all for your support! I came

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I´m sure that when you think about Andalusia or conjure up images of Spain you imagine long summer days, busy beaches and  jugs of ice-cold sangria. Would it surprise you if I tell you that the city where I live, Granada, you can ski

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I have noticed some people refer to most kinds of Spanish food as Tapas. Not all Spanish food is tapas. They way food is served and the kind of dish determines it´s name. Whether it be Plato (dish) Racion (portion) Tapa (snack) Pintxo (food on a stick) or Montadito (food

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If you have been learning Spanish and have a grasp on the language it still doesn´t necessarily mean that the locals are going to understand you. Local culture and manners aren´t taught in the Language school or on podcasts!  I´m fluent in

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Often I am asked why I moved to Spain. That isn´t the correct question to ask. The key is why I stayed here rather than what initially brought me here. There are quite a few reasons why I decided to stay in

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Earlier this Summer I was handed a wine glass with a refreshing spritzer style drink. Like a fruit punch with apple in it. I thought it was a lovely drink for summer but didn´t think to ask anything more about

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Baños de Sierra Elvira, alot of people in Granada aren´t too familiar with this place, I thought I would go and check it out. I was pleasantly surprised! The Sierra Elvira baths are on the way to Granada Airport out towards

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One of the most well known attractions in Granada are the Sacromonte caves and the Flamenco shows that can be enjoyed all along that road. Since the end of the 17th century Flamenco has been popular in Granada and Andalusia. Here´s information

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When buying gifts for my family and close friends in the UK. As an expat I need to think about birthdays and celebrations and plan ahead of time. I think the best tip for choosing the correct gifts is to start

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Lanjaron. I just love this quaint spa town, just South of Granada, below the Alpujarra villages. It´s been a destination for tourists from Spain and Europe for many years, attracted by the 5 natural mineral waters that the area has for treatments. I

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