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Museo de Belenes Mollina Nativity in Spain

At this time of your in the UK, USA or other European countries Christmas light switch on is a big event. Often celebrated with a local celebrity to push the button. In Spain and Western Europe the Nativity Scene is

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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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My Christmas Preparation… Throughout November I have seen the ad breaks on TV become more and more Christmassy. As we are now almost halfway through November I am ramping up my own Christmas preparation.  I don´t actually begin with Christmas

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Spain shoe brands are one of the countries main exports. (As well as Spanish food & 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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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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View from Sacromonte in Granada Spain

If you are planning a Granada weekend and don´t have long to spend in this magical city. You´ll want to know the ´must see´ spots around the city. With this in mind I have written this plan for 48h in

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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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Andalusia is a beautiful region of Spain. Although in the summer months the heat can be a little too much for some. After many years when I spend the entire summer in Andalusia, I thought I would share some of

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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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Lonja de Seda Valencia Silk Exchange

Valencia is a vibrant city on the mediterranean coast of Spain. With a population of around 800,000 its the capital of the Valencian Community which includes the provinces of Castellon Alicante and Valencia. The city is famous for its oranges

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