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Hacienda Guzman Seville Olive Oi in Spain

Olive Oil – The Facts Olive Oil is referred to as a Super Food. Packed with antioxidants and health benefits it has always been importance in the Meditterranean diet. Olive Oil has been part of bathing and religious rites over the

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View from Jaen Cathedral Spain by piccavey

The Andalusian province of Jaen is known for its Castles and Olive Oil. It is also a wonderful space to connect with nature as it has a vast amount of nature reserves and parks. In June I spent a day

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Alcala La Real Jaen by piccavey

When most people head off to the beaches and the Costas around Andalusia. I like to explore lesser known towns and villages. So this month I am heading inland to the unspoilt Jaen town of Alcala la Real. Este post

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typical Granada tapas

Spanish food doesn´t always mean tapas. Often misunderstood some refer to all Spanish food as Tapas. However there are lots of other kinds of Spanish food to discover.  The serving style, portion size and the type of dish determines it´s name. (rather than the

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Plaza Vazquez de Molina Ubeda Spain

Ubeda and Baeza are towns in the province of Jaen, Spain. Although they are off the main tourist track both towns are worth visiting. Especially as they are both UNESCO World Heritage sites. This summer I took a short break

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Carmen de los Martires Park in granada

Molly Comprehensive Guide to Andalusia A guide to Andalusia – The Southern region of Spain Over the few years I have been writing this blog I have visited a huge part of Andalusia. This post links up all that information into a

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UNESCO sites in Spain  are dotted around the country. Currently there are 44 of these World Heritage sites. It made me wonder how many of these sites I had actually visited. This list is ever-increasing. Another 24 places in Spain are

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Plaza de Toros Ronda Spain Bullfighting

I have already written earlier A to Z posts on Almeria, Granada & The Costa Tropical, but this one is a general A to Z about the wonderful Andalusia. A place of so many contrasts and a difficult article to

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Temple of Debod Madrid

Having lived in Spain for many years, I´m still amazed to discover that I don´t know it all! Spain is a vast country and several languages are spoken here as well as Spanish bringing more culture to the land. Along

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Olive picking Granada Spain

Last Saturday I had a day out in the country, certainly a change from the corporate office world I´m used to. I went to pick olives in the Lecrin Valley. Now if you are Spanish or know anything about Olives

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