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Can you imagine the Alhambra palace without water? It´s almost impossible to imagine this space without the fountains, pools and water features. Water makes up a large part of the decorative elements of this magnificent monument. The use of water

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You may already know that any recommendations on this blog have been tried and tested personally by me. No-one pays for a recommendation on this site. I visited most of Andalusia since I moved here in 2006. Its important to

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In this photo essay I will try to highlight the varied and vast country that Spain is. So much to discover, even after all these years living and travelling around the country it still doesn’t fail to surprise me. Apart from

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It´s been a while since I’ve been on a blog trip. The last one was also in Catalonia. TBEX Girona in Sept 2012. This next one coming up is in Tarragona & Costa Daurada. TBMCatSur I´m very excited about this trip.

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2013 has just begun. I´m starting to planning my travel for this year. I don´t have anything booked yet but I have a rough ideas of what trips I´ll be doing and how the year is set out. If you haven´t already organised

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Most people have the idea of Summer holidays spent on the beach reaching chick lit or the latest thriller. My idea is to escape to hot Spanish summer and enjoy the British Summer. After living abroad for 15 years now.  I

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People tell me constantly that I´m very organised. I seem to get this comment a lot when I´m at work or when I´m travelling. I´m just back from a trip to Valencia so while I was unpacking my suitcase I

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Spain currently boasts 44 different UNESCO sites dotted around the country. It made me wonder how many of these sites I had actually visited. This list is ever-increasing. Another 24 places in Spain are waiting on the tentative list. Awaiting

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Human Towers or Castellers are a deep-rooted Catalan tradition. You can see them in festivals and celebrations throughout Catalonia. I recently saw the Marrecs de Salt perform 3 different tower formations in Girona. It brought back memories of all the previous times

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Following on from the post about UNESCO sites in Spain that I have visited..(8 and a half so far). Out of curiosity I took a look at the full list to see if I had seen any other sites while on

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