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Christmas Markets Granada Spain

Granada Christmas festivities begin around the 1st of December and end on the 6th of January. Spanish traditions mark Epiphany with the three kings bringing gift on January the 6th. The long Spanish Navidad has plenty to offer. Timeless traditions,

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Must see Malaga

Choose Spain With so much negative press these days I wonder if people reconsider their visit Spain. I have been travelling to Spain since I was 12 years old and I now live here. I never tire of visiting Spain. The problems

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Persimmon or Caqui Spanish Fruit

Guide to Spanish Fruit Once the summer fades in Spain, Autumn begins with a bumper crop of Spanish fruit. When you have fruit trees it seems that the whole crop comes at once. In late september and throughout October we

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Granada City Neighbourhoods I am often asked about apartment rental and life in the city of Granada itself.  So here is some specific information on this rather than just a visit to Granada to see the Alhambra or on a

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Alhambra Granada with Children

Visiting the city of Granada with children can be magical for everyone. But there are a few things worth knowing before you arrive. Walking steep hills, bumpy cobbled streets and the hot sun can be quite overwhelming if you don´t

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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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English Radio in Spain Piccavey expat

15 minutes of fame English Radio interview on Talk Radio Europe. So excited to be on air across Spain and the internet this weekend. According to Andy Warhol everyone enjoys 15 minutes of fame In the future, everyone will be

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escapada a granada Teteria

Did you know that Calle Elvira was once the main road in Granada? Just off this street below Plaza Nueva, you will come across to two streets that meet to form a V shape. Called Calderería Nueva y Calderería Vieja.

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Spanish food doesn´t always mean tapas. Often misunderstood some refer to all Spanish food as Tapas. However there are lots of aother kind of Spanish food to discover.  The way food is served, portion size and the type of dish determines it´s name. It

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Marquis hotel piccavey

Since the beginning of 2017 this new Marquis hotel has been the talk of the town in Granada. Not only is it extremely well located, they also have a Casual dining area, summer terrace, live music on weekends and a

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