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Cordoba Patios Spain by piccavey

Cordoba Patios Festival is one of the most coloutful events in the Spanish calendar. Celebrated in one of the most photogenic cities in Spain. Cordoba. Every month of May the city blooms with plantpots crammed into each corner. The Patios

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Valencian Paella As we look ahead to spring, this year it begins on March 20th. Lighter foods appear on restaurant menus. Comforting winter food is left behind for fresher dishes. Paella and Rice dishes are a perfect choice for milder spring

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andalucia caves in spain by piccavey (1)

Spain is a great country for backpackers. The locals are friendly, there’s loads to see for free, and the food and drink is delicious. Granted, maybe the best time to visit Spain is during the summer, the Spanish perspective on

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Granada City Neighbourhoods Living in Granada city for years now, I am often asked about apartment rental and life in the city of Granada itself.  So here is some specific information on this rather than just a visit to Granada

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Motril Air Show Costa Tropical Spain

Costa Tropical Air Show Motril Air Show is one of the four Spanish Air Shows celebrated anually. The Costa Tropical has it´s own Air Show on the first day of Summer. This year it is the 12th Edition of the Festival

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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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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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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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Alhambra Palace Water features

Can you imagine the Alhambra palace without water? It´s almost impossible to imagine this space without the fountains, pools and water features. Many of the decorative elements of this magnificent monument are created or enhanced with water. The use of

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Andalusia is a beautiful region of Spain. Although in the summer months the heat can be a little too much for some. After many years when I spend the entire summer in Andalusia, I thought I would share some of

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