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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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When visitors are planning their trip to Granada they often ask me about the safety in the city. Granada has a population of 237,818 (in 2013) and it´s located in Andalusia, Southern Spain. Like anywhere with tourists, some parts of the city can

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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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Sometimes retail therapy is the best way to add a little sparkle to a dreary day. Here are a few of the shops that I tend to head to when I want to look at shiny new things and window shop. Here are five

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A few weekends ago I headed up to the Cartuja Monastery in the city of Granada. This had been recommended to me many many times but until now I haven´t managed to go. Well I can say that it was

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Living abroad you can find yourself in odd situations. I shared one of these stories on my blog a while ago, on this post about Village life . Although that anecdote is just one of many after fifteen years abroad, I

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Another year has quickly flown by. After my review of my Spain blog in 2012 being so popular last year, these are some of the highlights on the blog from 2013. January 2013 as always I spent quite alot of time in

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The Spanish Christmas celebrations vary slightly from the festivites in the UK or USA. Celebrations in Spain generally begin around 5th December and continue right through to the end of 6th January. Here is my guide to what´s happening in Granada

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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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Lots of my readers often write with questions about a move to Granada Spain. The usual things that come up are on the same themes; accomodation, learning Spanish and finding work. So hopefully this insider information will give more insight to those of

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