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Cartuja Monastery Granada Spain

Cartuja Monastery in Granada Cartuja Monastery is one of those places that is always on my to do list. It´s not so easy to get to on public transport. The monument is a way out of the historic centre of

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View from Parador Granada Spain

Best Hotels in Granada Spain Granada hotels are varied. The city has many different accommodation options. Depending on your own personal travel style you will prefer one over another. This guide covers all budgets and all the different kinds of

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Tenerife Food Spain Blog Tropical Fruit Papay

Recently I was asked if I would return to live in the UK.  While this is something that isn´t on my agenda right now. I thought about the things that I would miss if I ever did return to British

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Restaurante Gallio Plaza Bib Rambla Granada tapas

Best Tapa in Granada Granada de Tapas is on every Springtime for several weeks. Chefs from Granada participate in this annual foodie festival. Showcasing one of the main attractions of the city of Granada. Locally produced food, great gastronomy and

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Paseo de los tristes Alhambra Albaicin

This Granada calendar takes a look at the main festivities throughout the year. I am often asked When is the Best time to visit Granada. So this overview includes popular dates in the cultural agenda, foodie tips and insight into

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Spanish costas Costa Tropical Air Show Motril 2015

Costa Tropical Air Show Motril Air Show is one of the four Spanish Air Shows celebrated annually. The Costa Tropical has it´s own Air Show on the first day of Summer. This year it is the 15th Edition of the

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Etxart Panno Spanish Shoe Brands

Spain shoe brands are one of the countries main exports. (As well as Spanish food & wine). Spanish shoes are made with soft leather, they are comfortable and usually long lasting. As a confessed shoe addict I thought I´d share

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Rosette presentation of Jamon Iberic

In Spain one of the most popular foods is Spanish ham. It´s used for celebrations, weddings and birthday dinners. Yet it is also a day to day ingredient in soups, stew and other recipes. Sometimes it seems to be in

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Tajo Alhama de Granada Gorge Andalucia Spain

This month I wanted to revisit the charming town of Alhama de Granada. It´s a short drive inland, North West from Granada. With a population of around 6000, Alhama de Granada played an important part in Andalusia´s past. My last

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Hospes Palacio de los Patos Rice Dishes

For the past seven years, Hospes Palacio de los Patos in Granada have hosted the Rice Days. This annual gastronomic event coincides with the arrival of spring and celebrates traditional Spanish Rice dishes. It is a real treat, it almost

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