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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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How about making your own Spanish Tapas night at home? It´s not going to be ambitious. I promise there will be no hard to find complicated ingredients either. Whether you are reminiscing about that trip you made to Andalusia last year

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Sometimes retail therapy is the best way to add a little sparkle to a dreary day. Here are a few of the shops that I tend to head to when I want to look at shiny new things and window shop. Here are five

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A few weekends ago I headed up to the Cartuja Monastery in the city of Granada. This had been recommended to me many many times but until now I haven´t managed to go. Well I can say that it was

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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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Barcelona was my home from 1998 until 2006. Even all these years on the city feels like home to me. Over Christmas I was in Barcelona for only a few days and I already want to go back. I left

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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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I love shoes. If they are made from soft Spanish leather then I love them even more. Something I have realised about travel (or a even a long day in the office for that matter) is that if your shoes aren´t right

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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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