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Alcudia Mallorca Spain Blog

Expat life in Spain can be an adventure and a new start. After the intial settling in period, the novelty of life abroad may wane. When the daily routine sets in, things may seen more challenging. From Spain Visa & Residency

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Palacio Carlos V Festival Granada Alhambra FEX

Each Summer the FEX, International Music & Dance Festival is held at the Alhambra Palace. This prestigious festival is well known in Spain and further afield. In fact as soon as the tickets go on sale they tend to sell

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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 special in romantic spain which makes it so irresistible to romantic travellers. Spending your Honeymoon in Spain has got everything a romantic getaway could ask for. This vibrant,

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Alhambra tickets March 2017

Just in 2018 2.766.887 people visited the Alhambra Palace. Tickets to the monument can be tricky to purchase, particularly at peak times of the year.  Booking ahead for your visit is imperative. Reserving as soon as you can you will guarantee

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Easter Wax on Cera Semana Santa Granada Spain blog

The Semana Santa of Granada was declared an International interest in 2009. Easter has a special significance in Andalusia and there are many traditions surrounding Holy week. The traditional Semana Santa processions attract huge crowds particularly in Seville, Malaga and

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Granada Town Hall Christmas 2018 Navidad Ayuntamiento

New Years Eve in Granada Celebrating New Years Eve in Granada is generally a family affair. The most typical spot is Plaza del Carmen, the square outside Granada´s Town Hall. The Local Granada council organises live music and fireworks in

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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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Christmas Lights in Granada Spain 2019

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

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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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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. You can also take your time to compare

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