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Granada City Town Hall Ayuntamiento Plaza Carmen

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. Choosing an area to live in for

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Atmosphere at the Seville Fair

Perhaps the best time to visit Seville is for the Spring Fair. Each year in April, thousands of people visit the largest and most celebrated festival in Andalusia. The Seville Fair; or as the locals call it – Feria de Abril.

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Andalucia FITUR 2016

FITUR is an annual International Tourism Fair held in Madrid.  This important event in the Travel sector calendar is held each January at IFEMA exhibition centre in Spain´s capital. Along with the ITB in Berlin WTM in London these are

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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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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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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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Tiles and Ceramics in Alhambra Palace

 The Alhambra Palace is 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 decorations and inscriptions on the walls. As

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Face Masks in Granada Andalucia Spain

Living in Granada for so many years. Being in touch with local life and happenings. I´ve noticed things that happen, that only seem possible here in Granada. Locals often say things like Solo pasa aquí (this only happens round here)

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Windmills in the Desert by @piccavey

The 200 kms of the Almeria Coast made a great route for a Summer road trip. Driving from Adra right up to San Juan de los Terreros we saw some great scenery along the way. Stretching between the provinces of Granada and

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Things to Do in Granada Alcaiceria

Some of the shops in Granada that I head to when I want to look at shiny new things and enjoy an afternoon of window shopping. Sometimes retail therapy is the best way to add a little sparkle to a

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