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Atmosphere at the Seville Fair

Each April, thousands of people visit the largest and most celebrated festival in Andalusia, the Seville Fair; or as the locals call it – Feria de Abril. It’s a great fiesta where people drink, eat, dance, socialise and experience this

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What is an Aljibe? Aljibe is the word for an underground well, a water deposit tank or cistern. In Granada many of these historic structures can be seen dotted around the Albaicin quarter. The largest one in the city is the

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Since I´ve been living in Granada I´ve noticed lots of things that only happen in Granada. Some good, some curious and other not so good. Hope you enjoy these observations.. Only in Granada A boar in the bar In April

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Some of the most typical tapas in Granada are Ham Croquettes (croquetas de jamón) or pork in tomato sauce (carne en salsa). For a vegetarian or vegan visitor it can be tricky to order especially for non spanish speakers. Stating that

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Pinos del Valle is one of the villages of the Lecrin Valley. This is region is close to the Alpujarra and just a short drive from Granada. The village looks over the Beznar reservoir and is set amongst Pine, orange

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Winter is outstaying it´s welcome this year. I am looking forward to March and some spring like weather. In the meantime let´s look at some of the gardens in Granada. Granada is a charming city with lots of squares and fountains . Streets

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As with many historic cities, Granada was also a walled city at first. The city has had five different walled neighbourhoods over the centuries. The palatial city (Alhambra), the Realejo neighbourhood and three different areas of the Albaicin. The Albaicin has been a site used for housing since the Roman

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Guide to Spanish Fruit When you have fruit trees it seems that the whole crop comes at once. In Autumn we are typically inundated with avocadoes and pomegranates in Granada province. So I have learnt over the years what to

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I took the long way around to become fluent in Spanish. In my case it wasn´t a quick process. I began speaking my first few words of Spanish around the age of 12 or thirteen. I didn´t consider that I was fluent

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Malaga Glass Museum was on my list of things to see when my family came to Malaga. As they know a bit about antiques, I knew that the visit would be of interest to them. I didn´t expect to enjoy the visit myself! The

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