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Local treats Christmas Markets in Granada by piccavey

The Christmas season this year will kick off on Friday 2nd December. This day is the start of the long Spanish bank holiday. In the Spanish calendar the 6th & 8th of December are national holidays. Marking the celebration of he

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Alhambra Palace Water features

Can you imagine the Alhambra palace without water? It´s almost impossible to imagine this space without the fountains, pools and water features. Many of the decorative elements of this magnificent monument are created or enhanced with water. The use of

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Casas de la Juderia

72h in Cordoba This Summer I returned to Cordoba Spain. Although I´ve been several times before its a place I love to visit over again. This three day break in the city of Cordoba was going to be at the

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Beach day Spanish Holiday

If you have ever been to a Spanish beach you may have noticed the way the locals set themselves up for a day by the sea. If you want to enjoy a beach day like a local you are going

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Granada Christmas Ayuntamiento

The White night in Granada has been growing in popularity over the last few years. Now an important event in the city´s calendar this year it usually takes place each Autumn. As soon as the official programme is confirmed I

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Piscina Lanjaron Swimming Pool

Andalusia is a beautiful region of Spain. Although in the summer months the heat can be a little too much for some. After many years when I spend the entire summer in Andalusia, I thought I would share some of

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Motril Air Show Costa Tropical Spain

Costa Tropical Annual Air Show Motril Air Show is one of the four Spanish Air Shows celebrated anually. The Costa Tropical has it´s Air Show on the first day of Summer. This is the 11th Edition of the Festival Aereo Internacional

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Claudina Mata spanish fashion

Fortuny is back! On Friday 3rd June Granada will hold the 6th Edition of the Pasarela Fortuny. This event showcases Andalusian fashion. A bi annual event, it has proved over past editions to be of interest at a national level

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Cap Formentor Majorca Road trip

A sunny weekend in April was the perfect time for a weekend in Majorca. A short break to charge the batteries and take a break. You many have already read about the previous post about SaTorre. In this article I cover

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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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