Spain

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

Read more

Written by Posted in Expat Lifestyle, Spain Comments 6

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

Read more

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

Read more

Written by Posted in European & USA Travel, Spain, Travel in England Comments 10

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

Read more

Written by Posted in Barcelona & Catalonia, Photo Essays, Spain Comments 4

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

Read more

Written by Posted in Spain, The City of Granada Spain, Uncategorized Comments 11

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.

Read more

Written by Posted in Photo Essays, Spain, The City of Granada Spain Comments 9

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

Read more

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

Read more

Written by Posted in European & USA Travel, Spain Comments 3

With silly season almost upon us, we´ll all be going to a Christmas or New Year party somewhere soon. You may have the annual office party coming up or a family get together soon. Whatever you have planned there will be no

Read more

Written by Posted in Expat Lifestyle, Spain Comments 5

The Alpujarra villages, just South of Granada have more to them than first meets the eye.  A good example is the O Sei Ling Buddhist retreat. Perched at 1,600 meters high, sitting above the village of Pampaneira. On a recent trip out that way

Read more

Written by Posted in Granada region & province, Spain Comments 6
Load More
[powr-social-media-icons]
UA-53683823-1