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Santa Fe Granada Spain

The Capitulations of Santa Fé changed the history of Europe and the World. This town is to the west of Granada. Santa Fé was where the Capitulations were signed in 1492. But is it also well known for its Pionono

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Orange blossom Tea by piccavey

In Andalusia many old traditions are still in place today. This is part of the charm of living in Southern Spain. The collection of orange blossom is still done by some locals. In the South of Spain as the region

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Things to Do in Granada Alcaiceria

Some of the shops in Granada that I head to when I want to look at shiny new things and enjoy an afternoon of window shopping. Sometimes retail therapy is the best way to add a little sparkle to a

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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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Mezquita Cordoba Mosque Spain

Cordoba Andalucia Cordoba Spain is a historic city in Andalusia, Southern Spain. With four UNESCO World Heritage Sites it is the first city to have such recognition, beating Rome or Paris. Due to its location Cordoba is a good place

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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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Views from Granada Mosque to Alhambra Palace

Mirador & Best Alhambra Views The Mirador of San Nicolas is one of those must see locations in Granada. The views of the Alhambra palace, the city of Granada and the Sierra Nevada mountains can all be seen from this

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typical Granada tapas

Granada Tapas Bars Granada tapas culture is a pleasant surprise for most visitors when they arrive. Tasting delicious free tapas as soon as you get into the first bar. When you request a drink in most bars in Granada you

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Plaza Santa Ana Lanjaron Alpujarra

Dont miss the Alpujarra villages when you visit Granada I was reminded by one of my lovely readers that I didn´t have a blog about the Alpujarra. An oversight as it is actually the first place that comes to mind when

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Expat life in Spain Lecrin Valley

Once in a while I meet British friends who live in Spain but are frustrated that they don´t have a good level of Spanish. Here are a few tips that helped me to improve my Spanish. When I arrived to Barcelona I

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