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Barcelona Cathedral Spain.

Much like when I visit New York or London. Barcelona is another city that I never tire of visiting. Even though I lived in the city for 8 years (1998-2006) and know it well. I still enjoy being a tourist

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Torre del Oro in Seville by piccavey July 2018

Romantic Spain Maybe it’s the flowing red wine, the tempting tapas or that something special in romantic spain which makes it so irresistible to romantic travellers. Spending your Honeymoon in Spain has got everything a romantic getaway could ask for. This vibrant,

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Travel Hacks Foreign Currency Leftover coins holiday money by piccavey

After a summer of dining out and staying in pretty coastal hotels I´m sharing a handful of my travel hacks. Back from your Summer Holiday and already missing the sunshine? Maybe you spent all your holiday money and don´t know

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Torre de Belen Lisbon Portugal

Lisbon is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Packed with wonderful places to visit and experience. Whilst lots of its attractions are busy with tourists there is still plenty to see in Lisbon that is off the beaten track. Away

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View from Sacromonte in Granada Spain

If you are planning a Granada weekend and don´t have long to spend in this magical city. You´ll want to know the ´must see´ spots around the city. With this in mind I have written this plan for 48h in

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Lonja de Seda Valencia Silk Exchange

Valencia is a vibrant city on the mediterranean coast of Spain. With a population of around 800,000 its the capital of the Valencian Community which includes the provinces of Castellon Alicante and Valencia. The city is famous for its oranges

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Plaza Catalunya Barcelona Spain

Barcelona is one of those fabulous places in the world that boasts a mild climate year round. From March to May, it´s a great place to visit as the temperatures are warmer but it´s not as busy as summer months.

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Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona in Spring

A city break is always a great way to beat the cooler Autumn months. Most locations in Spain have plenty of blue skies and activities to fill a 48h escape. Some of my favourite destinations for city breaks in Spain

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Most travellers come an vague idea of Things to do Granada. Top of the list is usually the Alhambra Palace. A magnificent historical building which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Albaicin neighbourhood is also listed by UNESCO too.

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Gran Hotel Miramar by piccavey (

Gran Hotel Miramar, Malaga, Spain Gran Hotel Miramar had its official inauguration on 31st October 2017.  An elegant building on the Malaga coastline and a great addition to Malaga city. This building has a curious history. So I went along to discover more about

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