Afternoon Tea in London London is a great place for afternoon tea. This has become a ritual each time I return to the UK. Of course I enjoy the wonderful cakes and delicious sandwiches which are served but the real highlight

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Marina Harbour in Palma de Mallorca Spain

Although Mallorca is known for its beaches and fabulous Majorca Hiking Routes an favourite for cyclists year round. The capital city on the island is sometimes not the main destination. I spent a week in the city of Palma de Mallorca

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Local treats Christmas Markets in Granada by piccavey

The main Christmas market in Granada and lots of festive stalls are set up in the city centre at the beginning of December. Usually around the 1st of December. As this day is the start of the long Spanish bank

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Sierra Nevada Granada

Let’s face it, we all love holidays. In fact, Brits are estimated to go on 1.3 holidays per year. Yet a few weeks in the sun may not be quite enough. If feel like you need a break, then a

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Canals of Amsterdam NL

The Netherlands is a small but beautiful country in Europe that is well worth exploring. While it can be expensive to travel in the Netherlands, there are ways to do it on a budget. This blog post will discuss tips

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Photo of Lake Geneva by Dino Reichmuth Finding time to get away from it all can be challenging. Especially if you have a hectic schedule and limited vacation time. Fortunately, plenty of inexpensive European holiday ideas will allow you to

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Ofelia Bakery Seville

Cafe in Seville: Best Places for Coffee +  Cake  After visiting the Andalusian capital many times, I have scouted out the best places for brunch, breakfast, sweet toothed travellers and good coffee venues. Here are my favourite spots for a

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Festive Scene Christmas in Spain

At Christmas in Spain , celebrations vary slightly from the festivities in the UK or USA. Celebrations in Spain generally begin around the first weekend in December and continue right through to the end of 6th January. If you want

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bib Rambla Granada Spain 2020

Granada Christmas festivities begin around the 1st of December and end on the 6th of January. According to Spanish tradition, the big celebration is actually Epiphany. The three kings bring gifts on January the 6th. So the Spanish Navidad has plenty

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Venice Italy

Photo by Ellena McGuinness on Unsplash You may not know that Venice is made up of many islands. Experts actually cant really agree on the final number but its around 118-120 islands. Don´t worry, as when you travel to see

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