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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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7 surprising facts about Sierra Nevada The Mulhacen peak is 3478 metres high (That´s about 11,410 ft.) and is the highest point of continental Spain. There are 66 plant species and 80 animal species native to the Sierra Nevada National

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The Christmas season begins on 5th December in Granada and runs until the 6th January.  Each year the 6th of December is a national holiday, to celebrate the Day of the Spanish Constitution. Around those dates as there are several

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Local Granada Radio Interview Click on the arrow below to listen to my Granada radio interview. This was recorded Monday 24th November 2014 at La Voz de Granada. The interview is 20 minutes long and is in Spanish. The interview

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So you know how it is, you go out on Saturday for a drink with friends, it gets late. On Sunday you wake up late and it´s hard to get going. 11am. Perhaps it´s a little too late for breakfast.

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The Alhambra palace is visited everyday by thousands of people. It is extremely important to book ahead. Reserving as soon as you can you will guarantee that you get a ticket on the day that you are in Granada. The

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I cannot possibly cover the whole Spanish culture in one blog post. So here is a quick overview of some curiosities and things to look out for on your next trip to Spain. With many holiday companies like First Choice flying

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What is WABAS? In November 2014 the WABAS group (Writers and Bloggers About Spain) will have its annual meeting in Granada, Spain. The group was created at the end of 2011 to speak positively about the country and counter bad

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What is FLECOS? Last weekend I spent 3 days participating the FLECOS Festival. FLECOS is an annual Spanish language and culture festival in Granada. This year was the first edition, it is impressive to see the amount of activities on offer.

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