Playa de San Lorenzo Gijon Asturias Spain by piccavey

In May I visited Northern Spain for the first time. Gijon was a wonderful introduction to this region. With a population of of 272,000 (2017) this Coastal City on the Bay of Biscay is the largest city in Asturias. After spending

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Benidorm Costa Blanca Villa joisa

The Costa Blanca is popular for its moderate sunny climate. There are also lots of different towns and villages to explore. If you are looking for a Spanish Villa or rent for several months each year. It can make a

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granada spain photo tour shoot piccavey experiences

Most travellers come an vague idea of Things to do Granada. Top of the list is usually the Alhambra Palace. A magnificent historical building which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Albaicin neighbourhood is also listed by UNESCO too.

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Alhambra tickets March 2017

Alhambra tickets can be tricky to purchase at peak times of the year. The Alhambra palace is visited everyday by thousands of people. So its important to book ahead. Reserving as soon as you can you will guarantee that you

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Santo Domingo Cruz de Mayo Realejo Granada piccavey

In May we celebrate the Crosses festvial but this month is especially lovely in Andalusia as Oranges trees waft the scent of orange blossom through the air. Plants and flowers all are lush and green. The weather begins to get

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View of Granada Crosses Flamenco Festival

Summer Dates in Granada Over the summer there are lots of music, dance and cultural festivals in Granada. As well as the Festival International de Musica and Danza in the Alhambra there are other lesser known ones to seek out.

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50 Spain Books A list of Spain Books for all those who love Spanish food, history and culture. I am often asked for reading recommendations about Spain themes. As I do read quite a lot myself, I thought I would

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Astrofest is in its second Edition. The Canary island of La Palma will host AstroFest La Palma in 2018.  Shining a light on the island’s astronomy. AstroFest La Palma festivities will run from 5th  April to 30 May. Inlcluding a variety

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noche en blanco The Noche en blanco in Granada has been growing in popularity over the last few years. Now an important event in the city´s calendar this takes place one night each year. You may have heard of the

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gay friendly granada tapas

Best Tapa in Granada In April Granada Tapas Festival begins. The ´Mejor Tapa del Mundo´ will be held fromThursday 5th April until Sunday 15th April 2018. 25 chefs from Granada will present this foodie festival to showcase one of the main

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