Flamenco
Granada weekend

I have been to many Flamenco festivals. Over the years I have seen performances in different locations around Andalusia. Some have thrilled others have dissapointed. In March 2014 I went along to Templo del Flamenco in Granada with a group

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Teatro Generalife Dance Festival

Each Summer the Dance Festival is held at the Alhambra Palace. The prestigious Granada festival is know by locals and as soon as the tickets go on sale they sell out pretty fast. The curtain goes up on 23rd June 2017

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Carmen Almanzor Granada

Typical Carmen in the Albaicin You may be wondering what a Carmen is or even where the Albaicin is. You may have visited the Albaicin quarter in Granada. Or seen a photo or painting of the neighbourhood. Let´s find out

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Granada weekend

The debut novel from Cherry Radford was Men Dancing. The sequel Flamenco baby then followed This second novel as it was set in Granada it was a must read for me. Scroll down to read my review of the book. (without

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noche en blanco granada 2017

Summer Dates in Granada Over the summer there are lots of music, dance and cultural festivals in Granada. As well as the Festival International de Musica and Danza in the Alhambra there are other lesser known ones to seek out.

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Spanish Fashion designer Shoes Karolina Fresneda

Think of Granada, Spain. No doubt you´ll imagine of the view across to the Alhambra palace, some delicious Spanish tapas or maybe the quaint streets of the Albayzin quarter. You may not think of Granada as a fashion hub but

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Murcia Catafalco

I cannot possibly cover the whole Spanish culture in one blog post. So here is a quick overview of some curiosities and things to look out for on your next trip to Spain. With many flights out to Spain every

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3 Spain book reviews

In Summertime I find that a good Spain book is the best way to while away the hot days. So far this season I have managed to make good progress with quite a few books. There are of course many

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Palacio de los Olvidados Granada Spain

Last night I saw a unique Flamenco concert in Granada. A fusion of Sefardi music, flamenco and Lorca´s poetry. The event was inside the patio of the Museum Palacio de los Olvidados. just along Carrera del Darro by Plaza Nueva.

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Celebrating Gypsies of Granada The City of Sorrows Novel On October 30, 1996, the Andalusian Parliament declared that November 22 is to be celebrated as El Día de los Gitanos Andaluces, The Day of the Andalusian Gypsies. This day celebrates

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