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Federico Garcia Lorca Spanish Poet

Looking for Lorca One of the most famous artists to come out of Granada is Federico García Lorca. A playwright, a poet and theatre director, born in 1898. Since reading ´La Casa de Bernada Alba´ for A Level Spanish Literature I´ve

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La Llotja de la Seda by piccavey

In late November 2012 I enjoyed a city break in Valencia. I hadn’t visited the city before. The city was just halfway point between Barcelona and Granada for me. I’d seen the city outskirts from the road but didn’t know

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Piccavey - Life in Granada Spain

Just before Christmas I was invited to be interviewed by The Expat Chat this podcast is all about expat life and travel. This podcast and magazine are based in Australia, they share the stories of those who live their dream life overseas for

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Los Italianos Granada Street food

Street Food in Spain Food in Spain is an important part of Spanish life. Great pride is taken in selecting local products and preparing seasonal dishes. So eating on the street or grabbing something quick is not so common in

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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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learning Spanish in Granada

    FAQ´s Granada, Spain 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

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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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Learning Spanish with wine

Local produce and Crafts The No.1 question I´m asked is how to get Alhambra tickets. However the next most popular question is What is a typical souvenir from Granada or Andalusia? Personally I prefer to recommend things that I would really appreciate if I wasback

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Spain blogger Spain questions

Spain questions Often you write to ask me questions about Spain covering everything and anything under the Spanish Sun. Some come via email or in the comments on my blog. Or even on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook. To make it a little

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As you probably have already noticed I love Spanish food. But sometimes I have a craving for something a little different. Last week I got an invitation to try out Burbu Bar at Calle Mesones 50, Granada. This café/restaurant is on one of

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