Granada Town Hall Christmas 2018 Navidad Ayuntamiento

Granada Christmas festivities begin around the 1st of December and end on the 6th of January. Spanish tradition actually celebrates Epiphany with the three kings bringing gifts on January the 6th. So the Spanish Navidad has plenty to offer with

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Hacienda Guzman Seville Olive Oi in Spain

Olive Oil – The Facts Olive Oil is sometimes referred to as a Super Food. Packed with antioxidants and health benefits it has always been importance in the Meditteranean diet. Olive Oil has been part of bathing and religious rites over

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Expat Gifts Luxury Christmas British Hamper

Planning ahead of time at Christmas keeps the chaos at bay. Especially Expat gifts or for friends and family living abroad. Arranging gifts early for pre Christmas delivery keeps stress levels down. Allowing for shipments to arrive before all the

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Huerta San Vicente Granada Spain F G Lorca

Lorca in Granada One of the most famous Granadinos is Federico García Lorca. A playwright, a poet and theatre director born in 1898. Considered the best Spanish poet of the 20th century. Since reading ´La Casa de Bernada Alba´ for

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Finca Los Frutales Malaga Wine Rose

Malaga Wine This week I visited Malaga Wine Museum on the edge of the city of Malaga. Located inside the palace of Biedmas, a grand 18th building. This museum is also the Regulatory HQ for Malaga Wines. Local Wine in

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Molly on Holiday in Miami

Taking a cruise can be a wonderful way to see more of the world. Cruises are a great way to spend quality time with family members and friends. It can be a great escape to enjoy warm sunny locations in

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Granada Christmas Lights

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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Chocolate Churros in Spain by piccavey

Spanish Churros Showstopper In Autumn 2016 on the Great British Bake Off (Series 7 Ep.4) the showstopper challenge was Spanish Churros. There were quite a few errors when they talked about Churros throughout the programme. Now in the UK a

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Cathedral Tower Valladolid Spain

On a recent Autumn escape I travelled North to Valladolid to explore the region. Valladolid is a short train ride from Madrid and well known for its 5 wine regions: Ribera del Duero, Rueda, Toro, Tierra de León, and Cigales.

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Madrid Business trip by piccavey

The updated list of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world is just out. And two of the selected ones are Spanish. I´m thrilled that Barcelona and Madrid both feature in this latest list. Again highlighting what a great place Spain is

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