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Last week (25th July 2013) a new shop opened in Granada, Spain. Las Aceiterías. Seeing this shiny new store got me thinking about Spanish Olive Oil. This new addition is right in the city centre of Granada. They specialise in Spanish

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Since I began my blog in early 2012 I have met quite a few interesting people in Spain. This post is about some of the foodie folks I have come across in Andalusia and further afield. I hope that you

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Lovely local produce & crafts. Great gifts from Andalusia. The No.1 question I´m asked is how to get Alhambra tickets. The 2nd most popular question is What is a typical souvenir from Granada or Andalusia ? Personally I prefer to recommend things that I would really

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I have noticed some people refer to most kinds of Spanish food as Tapas. Not all Spanish food is tapas. They way food is served and the kind of dish determines it´s name. Whether it be Plato (dish) Racion (portion) Tapa (snack) Pintxo (food on a stick) or Montadito (food

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I travel for work, for leisure, to visit family and friends to. There is nothing worse than arriving to the hotel after a long trip, tired from the hassle of airport security, faffing with your luggage or losing your way

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When you visit the unmissable Mirador de San Nicolas in Granada to see the breathtaking views of the Alhambra palace, the Snowy Sierra Nevada, afterwards to continue exploring walk a little further on and you come right into the centre of the

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For a different day out during Easter Week, head to Orgiva in the Alpujarra region to their Food and Craft fair which coincides with the holidays each year. Hecho en La Alpujarra. It´s called Made in the Alpujarra, the event celebrates

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This post about my favourite food in Granada has been written partly because it was requested on Twitter by @AnExpatInSpain after a recent visit to the city and obviously because I love food! Here are seven scrumptious tips of typical dishes to taste when visiting

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Sometimes it´s hard to sleep. When travelling whether for work or even for leisure the change of environment, the unusual noises in unfamiliar surroundings or even the different pillow from your own can make it difficult to doze off. Last year

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Andalusia is a place of contrast, beautiful architecture, vast expanses of wildlife, long white beaches and ancient monuments, it´s well worth visiting at any time of the year. Here´s how to make your trip a little more luxurious and unique. Accomodation There

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