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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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typical Granada tapas

Eat in Granada where locals take food very seriously. With lots of local produce to enjoy, seasonal recipes and bite size tapas at every turn. What to Eat in Granada This guide will help you navigate the local food scene.

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Spanish caves by piccavey

Natural Caves to Explore in Andalusia Spain Recently I´ve been visiting some natural caves in lesser known areas of Andalusia. Off the beaten track villages and inland towns. Among my discoveries I have learnt quite a bit about the geology of

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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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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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Laroles Theatre Festival Granada

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

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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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