Alpujarra
Andalucia Walking

Exciting news! This week´s blogpost is a Giveaway. If you love walking or Andalusia, you will love this. Cicerone Press have generously offered one copy of Walking in Andalucia by Guy Hunter-Watts to my readers. This guidebook is perfect for those living

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Silk Alpujarra Granada

  I have been to the Alpujarra endless times. I never tire of seeing these white villages perched on hillsides. I love wandering around the narrow streets of these remote unspoilt corners of the Alpujarra. Each time I am there

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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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You may have seen a sign Ruta Pintoresca on your way to Lanjaron… that sign is what prompted this post… As you drive from the motorway exit and take the road to the Alpujarra, (signpost for Lanjaron) you cross the steel

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Spain came 6th in this year’s Muslim Travel Index for Europe. It is the sixth most popular country on the list for Muslim tourism. With this news and the upcoming Halal tourism conference just around the corner, here is some

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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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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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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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The Return Book hislop

The weather is changing this week here in Southern Spain. It´s the perfect time to get back into the habit of reading in the evenings now it´s darker earlier on. Here are two Spain Book reviews. I read both of these

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This is my own guide to Granada province and also the city. With 12,635 km2 to explore and 168 different towns and municipalities there is alot to choose from. Below you have access to information on the different areas in

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