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Tomatoes from Almeria Spain

Almeria Spain was just declared Gastronomic Capital of Spain for 2019. The eastern corner of Andalucia is very sunny and where most European produce is grown. Currently Almeria has 31,614 hectares of greenhouses and is often called the Pantry of Europe.

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Camino de Santiago

The Camino de Santiago or Way of St James is probably the most well known hiking route in Spain. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site too. Stretching 483 miles or 778 kms, the main route begins at Roncesvalles and

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plaza Cervantes Alcala de Henares Spain blog

48h in Alcala de Henares Alcala de Henares is another Spanish city with stunning architecture and plenty of history. The city centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, together with the University. In November I spent a weekend exploring the

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Travel Hacks Foreign Currency Leftover coins holiday money by piccavey

After a summer of dining out and staying in pretty coastal hotels I´m sharing a handful of my travel hacks. Back from your Summer Holiday and already missing the sunshine? Maybe you spent all your holiday money and don´t know

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Molly on Holiday in Miami

Taking a cruise can be a wonderful way to see more of the world. Cruises are a great way to spend quality time with family members and friends. It can be a great escape to enjoy warm sunny locations in

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Cathedral Tower Valladolid Spain

On a recent Autumn escape I travelled North to Valladolid to explore the region. Valladolid is a short train ride from Madrid and well known for its 5 wine regions: Ribera del Duero, Rueda, Toro, Tierra de León, and Cigales.

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Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona in Spring

A city break is always a great way to beat the cooler Autumn months. Most locations in Spain have plenty of blue skies and activities to fill a 48h escape. Some of my favourite destinations for city breaks in Spain

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Todos los Santos Halloween in Spain

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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Benidorm Beach

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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View from Jaen Cathedral Spain by piccavey

The Andalusian province of Jaen is known for its Castles and Olive Oil. It is also a wonderful space to connect with nature as it has a vast amount of nature reserves and parks. In June I spent a day

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