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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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Spanish Wine Tasting in Granada

Wine tasting event to be held in Granada- Thursday 19th of May 2016 I am very excited to be hosting this activity in Granada. This is monthly event run by a local wine club in Spanish. This exclusive session have

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Santa Maria de la Alhambra Semana Santa in Granada

The Semana Santa of Granada has been of International interest since 2009. Easter has a special significance in Andalusia and many traditions surrounding Holy week. The traditional Easter processions attract huge crowds in Seville, Malaga and Granada. Its impossible to

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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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Andalucia Walking

Exciting news! This week´s blogpost is a Giveaway. If you love walking or Andalusia, you will love this. Cicerone Press have generously offered one copy of Walking in Andalucia by Guy Hunter-Watts to my readers. This guidebook is perfect for those living

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Granada shopping Gran Cafe Bib Rambla

After writing about the Traditional Shops it´s now time to take a look at some traditional bars and cafes. The most traditional places in Granada have been open for over a century and are still in business today. Unfortunately the jewel in the crown

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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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New Years

New Years Eve in Granada Celebrating New Years Eve in Granada is typical at Plaza del Carmen. The square outside Granada´s Town Hall. In Spain it´s traditional to eat 12 grapes. Have these ready before midnight. Seedless grapes work best

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Granada Christmas Lights

As we hurtle into the month of December activities are planned in Granada for the colourful festive season. This Christmas guide to activities runs through all of December and up to January 7th. Nativity Scenes, Shopping tips, Restaurant opening times

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