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This week instead of writing (it´s too hot…that´s my excuse anyway) it´s your turn to write! I am collecting testimonials about my Spain blog Piccavey.com. So I am keen to hear your comments and experiences. Did I recommend a lovely hotel

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Granada- The Basics If you only have a short time in Granada Spain. Here are some no nonsense tips to help you plan ahead. When is the best time to visit Granada, Spain? See this Granada year round calendar with activities and

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I have been to many Flamenco festivals. Over the years I have seen performances in different locations around Andalusia. Some have thrilled others have dissapointed. In March 2014 I went along to Templo del Flamenco in Granada with a group

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Recently one of my lovely readers contacted me with a request. She wanted to know about the fountains in Granada and was curious about their history . There are lots of fountains, pools and water features dotted around the city. It was going

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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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Since my Spain blog was launched in Spring 2012 I have written 99 individual posts on this site. I have also written quite a lot of Spain articles (more than 80) for other websites and blogs. (Full list here: Collaborations) So this

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  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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Everyone who comes to Granada heads up to the Mirador de San Nicolas to see the spectacular views. The Alhambra palace, the city of Granada and the Sierra Nevada mountains can all be seen from this vantage point. It is

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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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Spain currently boasts 44 different UNESCO sites dotted around the country. It made me wonder how many of these sites I had actually visited. This list is ever-increasing. Another 24 places in Spain are waiting on the tentative list. Awaiting

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