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Soportujar Alpujarras Granada

  I was recently reminded by one of my lovely readers that I didn´t have anything on my blog about the Alpujarra region of Spain. An oversight on my part as it is actually the first place that comes to mind when I have

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Andalusia Cabo de Gata by piccavey

Andalusia, a region covering Southern Spain has now been home for me for many years. (since 2000) I am lucky to be able to enjoy amazing beaches and cities full of history right my doorstep. This area has many traditional

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Chiringuito Diego Aguadulce Almeria

In Spain Summer has well and truly arrived. In the evening there´s nothing nicer that finding a cool outdoor terrace or beach bar to enjoy the cool breeze after a long hot day. Sipping on a freshly made Mojito is

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In Andalusia it’s not unusual for me to be outnumbered by wine drinkers. I drink beer. I always have done. Most of my Spanish friends only drink beer on hot summer days. It seems that things are changing. As interest

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Moving abroad can sometimes challenge us in different ways. I find it comforting to know that once in a while I can meet up with people like me who took the plunge and moved away from their home country. The

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Molly´s Complete Guide to Andalusia Over the few years I have been writing this blog I have visited a huge part of Andalusia. This post links up all that information into a handy clickable guide to the region. (blue text are links to

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Since I began my blog in early 2012 I have met quite a few interesting people in Spain. This post is about some of the foodie folks I have come across in Andalusia and further afield. I hope that you

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Granada and Almeria over the years have been chosen by Hollywood directors for their movies. Over the last 100 years these locations have hosted many famous actors. More than 212 films have been made in Granada province so far.  Filming in this western

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Tapas in Granada Spain

Tapas vs Raciones I have noticed some people refer to most kinds of Spanish food as Tapas. Not all Spanish food is tapas. They way food is served and the kind of dish determines it´s name. Whether it be Plato (dish) Racion (portion) Tapa (snack) Pintxo (food on a stick)

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I have already written earlier A to Z posts on Almeria, Granada & The Costa Tropical, but this one is a general A to Z about the wonderful Andalusia. A place of so many contrasts and a difficult article to

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