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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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Cap Formentor Majorca Road trip

A sunny weekend in April was the perfect time for a weekend in Majorca. A short break to charge the batteries and take a break. You many have already read about the hotel in Majorca on this post Hilton SaTorre In

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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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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

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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 anually. The Costa Tropical has it´s own Air Show on the first day of Summer. This year it is the 14th Edition of the Festival

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Andalusia Cabo de Gata by piccavey

Andalusia, the region in Southern Spain has now been home for me for many years. I am lucky to be able to enjoy amazing beaches and cities full of history right my doorstep. This area has many traditional festivals and

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Books about Spain piccavey blog

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 do read quite a lot myself, I thought I would

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