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escapada a granada

Neighbourhoods in Granada city I am often asked by newcomers about renting apartments and living in Granada city itself. I wanted to offer some specific advice on this topic as it seems to come up every now and again. To

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Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona in Spring

Barcelona is one of those fabulous places in the world that boasts a mild climate year round. In March and April, it´s a great place to visit as the temperatures are warmer but it´s not as busy as summer months.

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If you have ever been on a Spanish holiday you may have noticed the way the locals set themselves up for a day at the beach. If you want to enjoy it like a local you are going to need

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Mojacar Almeria by @piccavey

Today I thought I would take a look at Spanish property, one of the subjects I get most questions about. Where should I buy a house in Spain? When is the best moment to buy a Spanish property? So here are

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Travel Blogger Everglades Florida

Becoming a Travel Blogger doesn´t happen overnight. If you have been reading for a while you´ll know that most of the articles on my site are about Andalucia or Spain. Weekly blogposts include information about Life in Andalusia, Travelling in

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Wine Experience Almeria

Hammams abound in Andalusia. In this region there are lots of Spa treatments and Arab baths due to the historic connection of these Southern cities. I´ve not managed to visit them all just yet. (Although I´m working on it) Let

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Local treats Christmas Markets in Granada by piccavey

The Christmas season this year will kick off on Friday 2nd December. This day is the start of the long Spanish bank holiday. In the Spanish calendar the 6th & 8th of December are national holidays. Marking the celebration of he

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Churros Street Food

Spanish Churros Showstopper This week on the Great British Bake Off (Series 7 Ep.4) the showstopper challenge was Spanish Churros. The bakers were challenged to make churros from scratch with a sauce. In typical GBBO style there were many versions

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You may remember earlier this year I ran a giveaway to win a guidebook Walking in Andalucia. Well just in August a brand new guidebook all about Andalucia has been published and I´ve been sent one copy.  This new book

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Earlier this year you may have already seen my notes on planning a Spring Break in Barcelona City. Since then I re visited Barcelona city. At the end of May 2016. There were quite a few activities which I thought may

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