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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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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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Carmen de los Martires Granada Spain

Earthquake in Granada Spain Earthquake territory. At the time of moving from Barcelona to Granada, back in 2006. I was still learning about Southern Spain. I first moved to a city centre apartment in the city of Granada. At that

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Expat Gifts Luxury Christmas British Hamper

Planning ahead of time at Christmas helps to keeps the chaos under control. Expat gifts for friends and family who live overseas may need early planning. I like to book delivery as soon as I can to keep my stress

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Sunset in Granada Spain

Sunset in Granada For some of the best views in Granada. There are places around the city known as a Mirador. The Mirador of San Nicolas is the most famous one. And a must see when you visit Granada. From here

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Fuente de las Batallas Granada Spain Fountain

An Expat in Spain lifestyle doesn´t also have to be textbook Brit abroad. Since moving to Spain back in 1998 I´ve adapting to life here and speak fluent Spanish.  When my colleagues, friends and family think of my new life in

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Santa Fe Granada Spain

The Capitulations of Santa Fé changed the history of Europe and the World. This town is to the west of Granada. Santa Fé is the location where the Capitulations were signed in 1492. It´s also known for its Pionono cakes.

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Alcudia Mallorca Spain Blog

Expat life in Spain can be an adventure and a new start. After the initial settling in period, the novelty of life abroad may wane. When the daily routine sets in, things may seen more challenging. From Spain Visa &

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Mini Hamburger in Granada

Gourmet Burger Favourites Gourmet Burger options have been appearing more and more in Gastrobars and restaurants in Granada. Alongside more traditional Andalusian dishes on the menu I have been checking out what is so special about these burgers.Here´s a selection of

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Baños de Sierra Elvira

After 32 years in business this wonderful leisure complex closed at the end of Summer 2017 In 2018 they will not re open for the season. This has closed indefinitely.  : ( Natural Pools of Sierra Elvira, Atarfe Baños de Sierra

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