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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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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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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 and considered the best Spanish poet of the 20th century. Lorca was born in 1898 in FuenteVaqueros. Since reading ´La

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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. 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 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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