Spain

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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The local Tourist Board for Granada province (El patronato provincial de Turismo de Granada) organized an interesting event at the end of June, called #GRXperience. I already consider myself as a local but after this experience I already want to go

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Image courtesy of: Álex Cámara – Granada Digital.com FC Barcelona vs Granada C.F: The big match is about to kick off. I am often asked if I preferred living in Barcelona or if I like Granada in the South of Spain

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So here I am back in my old ´home´ this time I´ve just come to Barcelona for a short break and to catch up with friends. I can see that Sagrada Familia has progressed since my last visit just 6 months ago.

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