Gran Hotel Miramar by piccavey (

Gran Hotel Miramar, Malaga, Spain Gran Hotel Miramar had its official inauguration on 31st October 2017.  An elegant building on the Malaga coastline and a great addition to Malaga city. However this building has a curious history. So I wnet along to

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Los Patos Granada Hospes

Autumn in Granada is a strange season. Temperatures fluctuate dramatically from mid 30ºC to a maximum of 15ºC in November. Seasonal food comes into season like Persimmon, pomegranates and of course wild mushrooms. Local Autumn dishes appear on Andalusian kitchen

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Hotel Alhambra Palace + Sierra Nevada Spain

Can you believe that Hotel Alhambra Palace is in the heart of the Alhambra woods? This historic hotel is close to the Nasrid Palaces. Just 650 metres to the Lions Courtyard from the hotel reception. Not only is it convenient

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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 atmosphere but the province

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Must see Malaga

Choose Spain With so much negative press these days I wonder if people reconsider their visit Spain. I have been travelling to Spain since I was 12 years old and I now live here. I never tire of visiting Spain. The problems

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Persimmon or Caqui Spanish Fruit

Guide to Spanish Fruit Once the summer fades in Spain, Autumn begins with a bumper crop of Spanish fruit. When you have fruit trees it seems that the whole crop comes at once. In late september and throughout October we

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Halloween in Spain On the 1st of November Spain celebrates Todos los Santos. In the past All Saints Day was also celebrated in England too. This festival coincided with the Celtic festival of the dead (Samhain) and was a notable

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andalucia caves in spain by piccavey (1)

Spain is a great country for backpackers. The locals are friendly, there’s loads to see for free, and the food and drink is delicious. Granted, maybe the best time to visit Spain is during the summer, the Spanish perspective on

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typical Granada tapas

Eat in Granada where locals take food very seriously. With lots of local produce to enjoy, seasonal recipes and bite size tapas at every turn. What to Eat in Granada This guide will help you navigate the local food scene.

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Spanish caves by piccavey

Natural Caves to Explore in Andalusia Spain Recently I´ve been visiting some natural caves in lesser known areas of Andalusia. Off the beaten track villages and inland towns. Among my discoveries I have learnt quite a bit about the geology of

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