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Alhambra Palace Granada Spain Blog Wall detail.

The Alhambra Palace is the only medieval palace in the world which has arrived intact to the present day. After visiting many times, one of the things which fascinates me are the intricate details on the walls. As you step into

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Jewish Quarter Granada Realejo Padre Suarez Spain Blog

 A Jewish City The Realejo is the Jewish quarter in Granada. Located right in the town centre, it was a bustling community at the time of Nasrid rule. The Jewish community was once so important, Granada was known as ´Granada of

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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. Allowing for shipments to arrive before all the

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Huerta San Vicente Granada Spain F G Lorca

Lorca in Granada One of the most famous Granadinos is Federico García Lorca. A playwright, a poet and theatre director born in 1898. Considered the best Spanish poet of the 20th century. I read ´La Casa de Bernada Alba´ for

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Granada Christmas Lights

The Spanish Christmas celebrations vary slightly from the festivites in the UK or USA. Celebrations in Spain generally begin around 5th December and continue right through to the end of 6th January. Here is my guide to what´s happening in Granada

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Carmen Santa Engracia Granada

An Abandoned Hotel Walking through the lower Albaicin, historic quarter in Granada you can see fabulous views across to the Alhambra. Carrera del Darro is often referred to as the prettiest street in the world. Next to the river, this cobbled street

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Alcudia Mallorca Spain Blog

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. From Spain Visa & Residency challenges to learning

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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 Bars 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

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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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