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(to see more images above click on the edge to scroll) They say that you should Celebrate small victories. Well over the last 2 years since I began this blog I haven´t been doing much of that. So today I´m

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Can you imagine the Alhambra palace without water? It´s almost impossible to imagine this space without the fountains, pools and water features. Water makes up a large part of the decorative elements of this magnificent monument. The use of water

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(click on the edge of the photo to see more tea shops in Granada in the gallery) Calle Elvira was once the main thoroughfare on the city of Granada. Just off this wide street beside Plaza, you will come across

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If you have every dreamed of getting married abroad then you´ll probably enjoy this post. I can´t think of a better setting than the magical city of Granada for a Spain wedding. On 27th April 2014 I attended an event

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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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