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Ecija Spanish Tapas

ow a Spanish Tapas night at home? Spanish Tapas aren´t that complicated to actually make yourself. (No matter where you live in the world) It´s not going to be ambitious. I promise there will be no hard to find complicated

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The Return Book Victoria hislop

50 Spain Books A list of Spain Books for all those who love Spanish food, history and culture. I am often asked for reading recommendations about Spain themes. As I read quite a lot myself, I thought I´ve created a

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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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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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Cap Formentor Majorca Road trip

Although many visitors head to this stunning Balearic Islands for a relaxing break. I wanted to enjoy the Island of Majorca and explore it throughly. In this article I share my road trip from the capital city Palma de Mallorca

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Plaza Nueva Granada Spain

In case of an Emergency Granada Spain here are some tips and advice When visitors are planning their trip to Granada they often ask me about the safety in the city. Granada has a population of 232 770 (2017) and it´s located

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My Christmas Preparation… Throughout November I have seen the ad breaks on TV become more and more Christmassy. As we are now almost halfway through November I am ramping up my own Christmas preparation.  I don´t actually begin with Christmas

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Benidorm Beach

One of the main reasons that visitors return to Benidorm again and again is the beaches. But the great weather on the Costa Blanca is also a big attraction too. With sunshine most months of the year. The meditterranean mild

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gardens in granada

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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Malaga City in Spain

Malaga is a city that I return to often. Having recently planned a family holiday in Malaga city I´ve complied the Must See Malaga spots. I could see that there were many new places to explore and discover. Getting to

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