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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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10 year Piccavey Spain Blog

Although I began my blog about Spain around 2009. This website was not set up until 2011. Before that I had a free blog which I updated infrequently. The odd entry here and there. However in March 2011 I decided

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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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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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Granada Radio Interview Fluent in Spanish

Local Granada Radio Interview Click on the arrow below to listen to my Granada radio interview. This was recorded Monday 24th November 2014 at La Voz de Granada. The interview is 20 minutes long and is in Spanish. The interview

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Tarragona Spain Blog

It´s been a while since I’ve been on a blog trip. The last one was also in Catalonia. TBEX Girona in Sept 2012. This next one coming up is in Tarragona & Costa Daurada. TBMCatSur I´m very excited about this trip.

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Eat in Granada local food

Options for vegetarian + vegans in Spain If you are vegetarian or vegan and visit Spain often or even live here.  Some of these tips should come in handy. This post was updated in 2016. Find the lastest version here>

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Piccavey Spain Blog Granada Province

You may have already heard of The Next Big thing. Here´s my contribution to this huge online project. Caroline Angus Baker, the lovely author of ‘Blood in the Valencian Soil’ asked me to take part in this project. It consists in writers

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Mallorca Salt Flats

The Balearic Islands is one of those places that I have visited and need to return to. This post is about some of those locations I didn´t visit ´properly´ and need to return at some point to get that illusive

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TBEX Girona

TBEX Travel Bloggers Exchange Europe TBEX  stands for Travel Bloggers Exchange. This is a meet up of Travel bloggers from all different countries to share experiences, network and learn. Previous editions have been on the other side of the pond, so as TBEX was

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