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Plaza Santa Ana Lanjaron Alpujarra

Dont miss the Alpujarra villages when you visit Granada I was reminded by one of my lovely readers that I didn´t have a blog about the Alpujarra. An oversight as it is actually the first place that comes to mind when

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Andalusia Cabo de Gata by piccavey

Andalusia, the region in Southern Spain has now been home for me for many years. I am lucky to be able to enjoy amazing beaches and cities full of history right my doorstep. This area has many traditional festivals and

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Orgiva Alpujarras Granada

In the Alpujarra town of Orgiva Hecho en La Alpujarra is held each Easter week. Located 30 mins drive South from Granada this charming area has amazing local produce and traditional crafts. It´s handy to have all the producers from mountainside villages

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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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Huerta San Vicente Granada Spain F G Lorca

Lorca in Granada One of the most famous Granadinos is Federico García Lorca. A playwright, a poet and theatre director born in 1898. Considered the best Spanish poet of the 20th century. I read ´La Casa de Bernada Alba´ for

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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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Almeria City Spain by @piccavey

Guide to Almeria City + Photos After spending many Summer days in Almeria. So I am sorting through hundreds of photos of the City and its province. Some of the pictures (all taken on my Samsung S8+ phone) are pretty

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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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typical Granada tapas

Spanish food doesn´t always mean tapas. Often misunderstood some refer to all Spanish food as Tapas. However there are lots of other kinds of Spanish food to discover.  The serving style, portion size and the type of dish determines it´s name. (rather than the

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Spanish costas Costa Tropical Air Show Motril 2015

Spain is a vast, varied country and only multiple visits will reveal its true charm. But if you only have the chance to make a short visit, then it’s always best to head to choose the Spanish Costas. Spain´s coastline

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