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Murcia Catafalco

Burial of the Sardine in Murcia Murcia, a city in Southeastern Spain celebrates the end of Lent with a huge fiesta. The last weekend in April I was invited to attend this event. Part of the Spring Fiestas in Murcia or Fiestas

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Alhambra Granada

Granada Alhambra palace 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 inside the

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Culture Shock Melegis

Did you know that tyou can suffer from culture shock even when you speak Spanish? You may already know that I moved from Barcelona to Andalusia, Southern Spain back in 2006. Even though this is over 10 years ago now, I want

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Canary Island Holidays and Deals

Warm and wonderful and not a million miles from the UK, the Canary Island region of Spain is a little piece of paradise. Spend a holiday there for relatively few pounds in travel terms. Each island boasts their own natural riches for

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Tabernas Spanish holiday

When most people think of a Spanish Holiday, they may conjure images of all-inclusive resorts by the beach, family-friendly holidays, or Barcelona’s world famous architecture. While these are all great options, Spain can offer so much more to the intrepid

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noche en blanco granada 2017

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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Hammam granada close to Plaza Nueva

Heading along to Hammam Granada on a cold february day with a good friend of mine. This place is tucked away, slightly hidden,  just off Plaza Nueva, right in Granada´s historic centre. It wasn´t my first visit to this Hammam Al

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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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UNESCO sites in Andalucia

Visiting UNESCO sites in Andalucia With plenty of UNESCO sites in Andalucia to visit and 45 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Spain. So far I managed to visit half of them. Here are my tips on visiting the UNESCO sites in Andalucia.

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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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