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Expat life in Spain Lecrin Valley

Once in a while I meet British friends who live in Spain but are frustrated that they don´t have a good level of Spanish. Here are a few tips that helped me to improve my Spanish. When I arrived to Barcelona I

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Cafeteria Sibarita Granada de Tapas

Best Tapa in Granada This month Granada Tapas Bars Festival begins. Granada de Tapas is on from Monday 25th de February until Thursday 14th March 2019. Chefs from Granada will present this foodie festival to showcase one of the main attractions of

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Piccavey Spain Blog Benalmadena Malaga Expat

I took the long way around to become fluent in Spanish. In my case it wasn´t a quick process. I began speaking my first few words of Spanish around the age of 12 or thirteen. I didn´t consider that I was fluent

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Alhambra Palace Granada Spain Blog Wall detail.

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 details on the walls. As you step into

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Expat Gifts Luxury Christmas British Hamper

Planning ahead of time at Christmas keeps the chaos at bay. Especially Expat gifts or for friends and family living abroad. Arranging gifts early for pre Christmas delivery keeps stress levels down. Allowing for shipments to arrive before all the

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Granada Christmas Lights

The Spanish Christmas celebrations vary slightly from the festivites in the UK or USA. Celebrations in Spain generally begin around 5th December and continue right through to the end of 6th January. Here is my guide to what´s happening in Granada

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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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granada spain photo tour shoot piccavey experiences

On the Spain blog this week, instead of writing (it´s too hot…that´s my excuse anyway) it´s your turn to write! I am collecting testimonials about Piccavey.com. Spain blog Testimonials Your comments So I am keen to hear your comments and

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Alcudia Mallorca Spain Blog

Expat life in Spain can be an adventure and a new start. After the settling and the novelty of life abroad has waned. The daily routine can sometimes be a little more challenging. From Spain Visa & Residency challenges to learning

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Santo Domingo Cruz de Mayo Realejo Granada piccavey

In May we celebrate the Crosses festvial but this month is especially lovely in Andalusia as Oranges trees waft the scent of orange blossom through the air. Plants and flowers all are lush and green. The weather begins to get

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