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Madrid Business trip by piccavey

The updated list of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world is just out. And two of the selected ones are Spanish. I´m thrilled that Barcelona and Madrid both feature in this latest list. Again highlighting what a great place Spain is

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Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona in Spring

A city break is always a great way to beat the cooler Autumn months. Most locations in Spain have plenty of blue skies and activities to fill a 48h escape. Some of my favourite destinations for city breaks in Spain

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Madrid Business trip by piccavey

Madrid on Business I lost count of how many times I have visited Madrid over the years. This time I was in the Spanish capital on business. FITUR is the annual Trade Fair for the Tourism sector. Held each January

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Granada shopping in spain

Despite loving Shopping in Spain and Spanish Shoes I just realised I have barely written about these things. If you are anything like me part of the incentive to travel or visit anywhere is the shopping. Quirky Souvenirs , yummy local food or great clothing

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Temple of Debod Madrid

Discovering the history behind the mysterious Temple of Debod. On the 1st December I was in Madrid after a trip from Tel Aviv. To break up the travelling I planned 24 hours in the Spanish capital. Wandering around the Plaza

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Chiringuito Diego Aguadulce Almeria

Mojito although it is not a Spanish drink it is a popular order on long summer nights. In the evening there´s nothing nicer that finding a cool outdoor terrace or beach bar to enjoy the cool breeze after a long hot

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What to see in Madrid. I though it was time to write something about Spain´s capital city. Since 2006 I have been visiting Madrid, my most recent visit was this month in September 2013. I usually visit once or twice a year. My

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Eat in Granada local food

Options for vegetarian + vegans in Spain If you are vegetarian or vegan and visit Spain often or even live here.  Some of these tips should come in handy. This post was updated in 2016. Find the lastest version here>

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The city of Granada has inspired the Creative Director at Loewe, Stuart Vevers, to design a handbag named after the Andalusian city. Having previously worked for British brand Mulberry, Ververs has also worked alongside Marc Jacobs at Louis Vuitton and collaborated

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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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