City of Granada
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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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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Granada City Neighbourhoods I am often asked about apartment rental and life in the city of Granada itself.  So here is some specific information on this rather than just a visit to Granada to see the Alhambra or on a

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Alhambra Granada with Children

Visiting the city of Granada with children can be magical for everyone. But there are a few things worth knowing before you arrive. Walking steep hills, bumpy cobbled streets and the hot sun can be quite overwhelming if you don´t

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Granada weekend

I have been to many Flamenco festivals. Over the years I have seen performances in different locations around Andalusia. Some have thrilled others have dissapointed. In March 2014 I went along to Templo del Flamenco in Granada with a group

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English Radio in Spain Piccavey expat

15 minutes of fame English Radio interview on Talk Radio Europe. So excited to be on air across Spain and the internet this weekend. According to Andy Warhol everyone enjoys 15 minutes of fame In the future, everyone will be

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escapada a granada Teteria

Did you know that Calle Elvira was once the main road in Granada? Just off this street below Plaza Nueva, you will come across to two streets that meet to form a V shape. Called Calderería Nueva y Calderería Vieja.

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Teatro Generalife Dance Festival

Each Summer the Dance Festival is held at the Alhambra Palace. The prestigious Granada festival is know by locals and as soon as the tickets go on sale they sell out pretty fast. The curtain goes up on 23rd June 2017

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tea shops

Gay friendly guide to Granada This week I have teamed up with a local blog Trotamundo (articulo esta en español en este enlace>  Trotamundo) to bring you the best tips for a Gay friendly stay in Granada. Granada this summer was the

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Marquis hotel piccavey

Since the beginning of 2017 this new Marquis hotel has been the talk of the town in Granada. Not only is it extremely well located, they also have a Casual dining area, summer terrace, live music on weekends and a

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