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Santo Domingo Cruz de Mayo Realejo Granada piccavey

In May we celebrate the Crosses festvial but this month is especially lovely in Andalusia as Oranges trees waft the scent of orange blossom through the air. Plants and flowers all are lush and green. The weather begins to get

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gay friendly granada tapas

Best Tapa in Granada In April Granada Tapas Festival begins. The ´Mejor Tapa del Mundo´ will be held fromThursday 5th April until Sunday 15th April 2018. 25 chefs from Granada will present this foodie festival to showcase one of the main

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Orgiva Alpujarras Granada

In the Alpujarra town of Orgiva Hecho en La Alpujarra is held each Easter week. Located 30 mins drive South from Granada this charming area has amazing local produce and traditional crafts. This year the event is held from Thursday 29th March

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Cordoba Patios Spain by piccavey

Cordoba Patios Festival is one of the most coloutful events in the Spanish calendar. Celebrated in one of the most photogenic cities in Spain. Cordoba. Every month of May the city blooms with plantpots crammed into each corner. The Patios

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spanish shoes brand to find in spain

Spain shoe brands are one of the countries main exports. (As well as Spanish food and wine) Spanish shoes are made with soft leather, they are comfortable and usually long lasting. As a confessed shoe addict I thought I´d share

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Expat life in Spain can be an adventure and a new start. After the settling and the novelty of life abroad has waned. The daily routine can sometimes be a little more challenging. Here are some of my tips after

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Montefrio in Granada Spain

One of the best reasons to come to Granada is for the fantastic landscapes. Montefrio is one of these great locations. Of course the city of Granada is a great location for historic sites, gastronomy and atmosphere but the province

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Must see Malaga

Choose Spain With so much negative press these days I wonder if people reconsider their visit Spain. I have been travelling to Spain since I was 12 years old and I now live here. I never tire of visiting Spain. The problems

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English Radio in Spain Piccavey expat

15 minutes of fame English Radio interview on Talk Radio Europe. So excited to be on air across Spain and the internet this weekend. According to Andy Warhol everyone enjoys 15 minutes of fame In the future, everyone will be

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Spanish food doesn´t always mean tapas. Often misunderstood some refer to all Spanish food as Tapas. However there are lots of aother kind of Spanish food to discover.  The way food is served, portion size and the type of dish determines it´s name. It

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