Tajo Puente Nuevo Ronda Spain Blog

Ronda is located Inland from the Costa del Sol, at the heart of Malaga province. Often a place for daytrippers from the Malaga coast. I think that a daytrip doesnt quite cut it. There is much more to see in this stunning

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Tomatoes from Almeria Spain

Almeria Spain was just declared Gastronomic Capital of Spain for 2019. The eastern corner of Andalucia is very sunny and where most European produce is grown. Currently Almeria has 31,614 hectares of greenhouses and is often called the Pantry of Europe.

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Camino de Santiago

The Camino de Santiago or Way of St James is probably the most well known hiking route in Spain. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site too. Stretching 483 miles or 778 kms, the main route begins at Roncesvalles and

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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 Noche en Blanco

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Piccavey Spain Blog Benalmadena Malaga Expat

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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Alhambra Palace Granada Spain Blog Wall detail.

The Alhambra Palace is the only medieval palace in the world which has arrived intact to the present day. After visiting many times, one of the things which fascinates me are the intricate details on the walls. As you step into

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Jewish Quarter Granada Realejo Padre Suarez Spain Blog

 A Jewish City The Realejo is the Jewish quarter in Granada. Located right in the town centre, it was a bustling community at the time of Nasrid rule. The Jewish community was once so important, Granada was known as ´Granada of

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plaza Cervantes Alcala de Henares Spain blog

48h in Alcala de Henares Alcala de Henares is another Spanish city with stunning architecture and plenty of history. The city centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, together with the University. In November I spent a weekend exploring the

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Travel Hacks Foreign Currency Leftover coins holiday money by piccavey

After a summer of dining out and staying in pretty coastal hotels I´m sharing a handful of my travel hacks. Back from your Summer Holiday and already missing the sunshine? Maybe you spent all your holiday money and don´t know

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12 grapes at midnight New Year Spain

New Years Eve in Granada Celebrating New Years Eve in Granada is typical at Plaza del Carmen. The square outside Granada´s Town Hall. In Spain it´s traditional to eat 12 grapes. Have these ready before midnight. Seedless grapes work best

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