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Torre del Oro in Seville by piccavey July 2018

Romantic Spain Maybe it’s the flowing red wine, the tempting tapas or that something in the air. Romantic Spain is an irresistible destination for couples and nostalgic travellers. Spending your Honeymoon in Spain has all the elements a romantic getaway

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Tiles and Ceramics in Alhambra Palace

 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 decorations and inscriptions on the walls. As

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Carmen de los Martires Granada Spain

Earthquake in Granada Spain Earthquake territory. At the time of moving from Barcelona to Granada, back in 2006. I was still learning about Southern Spain. I first moved to a city centre apartment in the city of Granada. At that

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Granada Town Hall December 2020

New Years Eve in Granada Celebrating New Years Eve in Granada is generally a family affair. The main spot to welcome the new year is Plaza del Carmen. The city centre square at Granada Town Hall. Granada city council usually

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bib Rambla Granada Spain 2020

Granada Christmas festivities begin around the 1st of December and end on the 6th of January. According to Spanish tradition, the big celebration is actually Epiphany with the three kings bringing gifts on January the 6th. So the Spanish Navidad has

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Museo de Belenes Mollina Nativity in Spain

At this time of your in the UK, USA or other European countries Christmas light switch on is a big event. Often celebrated with a local celebrity to push the button. In Spain and Western Europe the Nativity Scene is

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Expat Gifts Luxury Christmas British Hamper

Planning ahead of time at Christmas helps to keeps the chaos under control. Expat gifts for friends and family who live overseas may need early planning. I like to book delivery as soon as I can to keep my stress

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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. Did you miss your Summer Holiday and are missing the sunshine? Maybe you spent all your holiday money and don´t

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Face Masks in Granada Andalucia Spain

Living in Granada for so many years. Being in touch with local life and happenings. I´ve noticed things that happen, that only seem possible here in Granada. Locals often say things like Solo pasa aquí (this only happens round here)

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Lemons in Andalucia Spanish Fruit

Guide to Spanish Fruit Once the summer fades in Spain, Autumn arrives and brings a bumper crop of Spanish fruit. Seems like when you have fruit trees it seems that the whole crop comes at once. In September and  October

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