Spain

  This weekend I went out for lunch in the Albaicin in Granada Spain. I have been to the Mirador de Morayma many times. I lost count of the number of occasions.  Even so they managed to surprise me on this visit. After all those

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In late November I took a weekend break in Valencia. I hadn’t visited the city before. The city was just halfway point between Barcelona and Granada for me. When I travel between these two locations it was no more than

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Some tips to make you feel at home when living the expat life or studying abroad for a while. Having been away from the UK since 1998 I have adjusted well to life in Spain but occasionally I like to enjoy

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If you are vegetarian or vegan and visit Spain often or even live here.  Some of these tips should come in handy. This post was updated in March 2015. Find the lastest version here> Guide to Granada Spain: Vegetarian and vegan options

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2013 has just begun. I´m starting to planning my travel for this year. I don´t have anything booked yet but I have a rough ideas of what trips I´ll be doing and how the year is set out. If you haven´t already organised

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In Autumn 2012 I visited Girona, a catalan town, North of Barcelona. I´d actually been there before on a very quick visit but didn´t get to see much of the place. This time I would be staying for a weekend

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2012 has been a very busy year. As we begin 2013 I thought I´d look through what I got up to last year with my Granada blog and see what my highlights were.   January – Even before my blog

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The Alhambra Palace in Granada has been the most visited monument in Spain over the last 5 years. In 2011 alone 3,096.829 people visited this stunning historic monument. This building was the symbol of the Nazrid Kingdom it dates from the year 1238.

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In the UK the switching on of Christmas lights is usually a big event with a local celebrity involved.  In Granada the Nativity Scene is the main feature in most shop windows and large buildings. Christmas trees are few and

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People tell me constantly that I´m very organised. I seem to get this comment a lot when I´m at work or when I´m travelling. I´m just back from a trip to Valencia so while I was unpacking my suitcase I

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