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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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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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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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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 fresh breeze after a long hot day. Sipping on a freshly made Mojito in

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  A 15 minute Radio Interview to listen online. Talking about living the dream,  expat life in Spain sounds perfect. Does it live up to expectations? Click on the play arrow below to listen now: Listen to internet radio with

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The town of Santa Fé, to the west of Granada is famous for its Pionono cakes. Everyone associates the name of Santa Fé with this typical Granada cake. But it is also known historically for the Capitulations of Santa Fé

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The Spanish are a lively lot. Festivals, parties, celebrations and wedding all year round. The main festivals in Andalusia concentrate around Spring and Summer. I’ve visited quite a few different ferias over the years that I have been living in

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Since my Spain blog was launched in Spring 2012 I have written 99 individual posts on this site. I have also written quite a lot of Spain articles (more than 80) for other websites and blogs. (Full list here: Collaborations) So this

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In late November I took a weekend break in Valencia. I hadn’t visited the city before. The city was just halfway point between Barcelona and Granada for me. When I travel between these two locations it was no more than

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Everyone who comes to Granada heads up to the Mirador de San Nicolas to see the spectacular views. The Alhambra palace, the city of Granada and the Sierra Nevada mountains can all be seen from this vantage point. It is

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