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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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As you may already know, living abroad can be tricky. Far more complicated than a Place in the Sun make out anyway… You can often find yourself in odd situations. Some of these Expat Anecdotes appeared on my blog last month. Click here

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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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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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Over the Christmas period I was asked a few times if I could recommend a few books or two about Spain. I read quite a lot myself, so I thought I would create a list with a variety of books about

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Another year has quickly flown by. After my review of my Spain blog in 2012 being so popular last year, these are some of the highlights on the blog from 2013. January 2013 as always I spent quite alot of time in

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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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It´s been a while since I visited Seville, So instead of trying to write a post about my visit a few years back, here´s Cat who lives there to give us the lowdown on the Capital of Andalucia. Tell us

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Throughout November I have seen the ad breaks on TV become more and more Christmassy. So now we are close to the end of November I am ramping up my own Christmas preparation. I don´t actually begin with Christmas shopping,

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