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Plaza Santa Ana Lanjaron Alpujarra

Dont miss the Alpujarra villages when you visit Granada I was reminded by one of my lovely readers that I didn´t have a blog about the Alpujarra. An oversight as it is actually the first place that comes to mind when

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Granada restaurants

Expat Anecdotes Fun with Spanish Food Expat Anecdotes are part of life abroad. As you may already know, living abroad can be tricky. Far more complicated than a Place in the Sun make out anyway… You can often find yourself in

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Piccavey Spain Blog Granada Province

Anecdotes living abroad Living abroad you can find yourself in odd situations. I shared one of these stories on my blog a while ago, on this post about Village life . Although that anecdote is just one of many after fifteen

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The Lecrin Valley is located South of Granada, halfway between the Coast and the city. The valley has many small villages dotted around the picturesque countryside. Orange and lemons trees as far as you can see, mixed with Pine, olive and almond

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Spain blogger Spain questions

Looking for a job at the moment is pretty tough. If you are in Spain even more so, with the unemployment figures at an all time high. If you don´t speak Spanish well enough to defend yourself in the workplace then

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Typical Andalusian food

This post about my favourite food in Granada has been written partly because it was requested on Twitter by @AnExpatInSpain after a recent visit to the city and obviously because I love food! Here are seven scrumptious tips of typical dishes to taste when visiting

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A day in the life in Spain A day in the life of a British girl in Spain. Perhaps not quite what you may expect.. When my ex colleagues, friends and family hear that I live in Southern Spain, straight away they conjure up images

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Hospes Los Patos Granada Outdoor dining

Andalusia is a place of contrast, beautiful architecture, vast expanses of wildlife, long white beaches and ancient monuments, it´s well worth visiting at any time of the year. Here´s how to make your trip a little more luxurious and unique. Accomodation There

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Granada vegetarian restaurants Avocado in Spain Spanish Fruit

 *Please check out the updated versión of this post with recipes tips and images**  https://www.piccavey.com/spanish-fruit-guide/   The markets in Southern Spain often have produce that looks amazing but you may be unsure how to prepare it. Here´s a guide to

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