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I took the long way around to become fluent in Spanish. In my case it wasn´t a quick process. I began speaking my first few words of Spanish around the age of 12 or thirteen. I didn´t consider that I was fluent

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Malaga Glass Museum was on my list of things to see when my family came to Malaga. As they know a bit about antiques, I knew that the visit would be of interest to them. I didn´t expect to enjoy the visit myself! The

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7 surprising facts about Sierra Nevada The Mulhacen peak is 3478 metres high (That´s about 11,410 ft.) and is the highest point of continental Spain. There are 66 plant species and 80 animal species native to the Sierra Nevada National

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Un plan perfecto para una escapada a Granada. Como ver los lugares imprescindibles en tan solo 48h. Espero que este plan os ayude a aprovechar tu fin de semana en la ciudad de la Alhambra. Este artículo se escribió originalmente

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The Christmas season begins on 5th December in Granada and runs until the 6th January.  Each year the 6th of December is a national holiday, to celebrate the Day of the Spanish Constitution. Around those dates as there are several

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The Alhambra palace is visited everyday by thousands of people. It is extremely important to book ahead. Reserving as soon as you can you will guarantee that you get a ticket on the day that you are in Granada. The

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I cannot possibly cover the whole Spanish culture in one blog post. So here is a quick overview of some curiosities and things to look out for on your next trip to Spain. With many holiday companies like First Choice flying

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What is FLECOS? Last weekend I spent 3 days participating the FLECOS Festival. FLECOS is an annual Spanish language and culture festival in Granada. This year was the first edition, it is impressive to see the amount of activities on offer.

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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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On a hot August day I´d planned a girls spa and shopping outing. As it was going to be a hot one in Granada, I decided to head over to Malaga. The city of Malaga is on the coast so

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