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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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Carmen Santa Engracia Granada

An Abandoned Hotel Walking through the lower Albaicin, historic quarter in Granada you can see fabulous views across to the Alhambra. Carrera del Darro is often referred to as the prettiest street in the world. Next to the river, this cobbled street

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Huerta San Vicente Granada Spain F G Lorca

Lorca in Granada One of the most famous Granadinos is Federico García Lorca. A playwright, a poet and theatre director and considered the best Spanish poet of the 20th century. Lorca was born in 1898 in FuenteVaqueros. Since reading ´La

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Travel Hacks Foreign Currency Leftover coins holiday money by piccavey

After a summer of dining out and staying in pretty coastal hotels I´m sharing a handful of my travel hacks. Back from your Summer Holiday and already missing the sunshine? Maybe you spent all your holiday money and don´t know

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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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Alhambra Palace Granada by piccavey

MICCAI Cultural & Gastronomic Activities Special Programme in Granada from Friday 14th September to Sunday 23rd September 2018   Alhambra Palace Guided Tour Twilight Tour Nasrid Palaces  Enjoy a guided visit of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Alhambra

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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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Big Kahuna Negro Carbon Granada

4 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

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View of Granada Crosses Flamenco Festival

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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Laroles Theatre Festival Granada

When? Fridays and Saturdays in July & August. Where? Laroles open-air theatre in the Alpujarra mountains, on the border of Granada/Almeria provinces 1 hour 15 mins from Granada 1 hr 30 mins from Almeria 2 hours from Malaga. ´Me Vuelves Lorca´ is more

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