Tiles and Ceramics in Alhambra Palace

 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 decorations and inscriptions on the walls. As

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Montefrio in Granada Spain

One of the best reasons to come to Granada is for the fantastic landscapes. Montefrio is one of these great locations. Of course the city of Granada is a great location for historic sites, gastronomy and charming atmosphere, yet the province

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View from Sacromonte in Granada Spain

Uplifting News from Granada Spain Keep updated on the positive new stories from Granada Spain. Specifically I´m sharing good news updated here regularly. With attention to stories in chronological order from Granada´s province. Granada Fire Service – The Oldest in

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Updated Tues 23rd February 2021 Is it safe to travel to Spain? Here´s updated information on the current situation in Spain.  As I live here I´m share a more detailed insight with regards to travel and tourism. Spain´s Government restricted

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Puerta de Granada Baeza Jaen

I´ve visited Baeza three or four times now. Mostly in Summer, when the intense Andalusian heat pounds down on the cobbled streets. This visit was in January on an icy cold winter day. Baeza together with it´s grand neighbour Úbeda

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Spain is known for football but also has a huge basketball culture across the country. So unsurprisingly this popular sport has produced some Spanish basketball legends over the years. Some of them competing at the highest level, in the star-studded

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Sanlucar de Barrameda Horse Race

Horse racing isn’t usually listed in the reasons for visiting Spain. Yet, this country has a long tradition of equestrian sport that can be seen in some of its most accessible and exciting locations. Racetrack in Madrid In the Spanish

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Torre del Oro in Seville by piccavey July 2018

Romantic Spain Maybe it’s the flowing red wine, the tempting tapas or that something in the air. Romantic Spain is an irresistible destination for couples and nostalgic travellers. Spending your Honeymoon in Spain has all the elements a romantic getaway

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Acre Israel Akko

Acre is a coastal town in Northern Israel. Looking out across Haifa Bay, the Mediterranean´s only natural harbour. Acre became a settlement as far back as the Bronze age.  City of Crusaders and later part of the Ottoman Empire. Unsurprisingly

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Cheaper Travel Hacks

The whole world has been wrapped up in the panic of a pandemic for a long while now, and while most of our 2020 plans have been utterly scuppered. 2021 is looking far more promising. Most of us have spent

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