realejo
typical Granada tapas

Granada Tapas Bars Granada Tapas are mostly free. This for most visitors is a pleasant surprise when they arrive. The difference between Tapas, Raciones and Pintxos does help to explain this system but you need to try the typical Granada tapas bars

Read more

Written by Posted in Spanish Food Comments 23

Spanish Silk may not be the first thing that springs to mind in the Andalusian Countryside. I have been to the Alpujarra endless times. Seeing these white villages perched on hillsides never bores me. Wandering around the narrow streets of

Read more

Written by Posted in Granada province in Spain Comments 18

On 2nd January 2014 the Palacio de Los Olvidados opened in Granada. This new  museum is a private collection in the historic part of the city, close to Plaza Nueva. This space is dedicated to the story of Sefardi community

Read more

Written by Posted in Granada History & culture Comments 4

On the Spain blog this week, instead of writing (it´s too hot…that´s my excuse anyway) it´s your turn to write! I am collecting testimonials about Piccavey.com. Spain blog Testimonials Your comments So I am keen to hear your comments and

Read more

Written by Posted in Spain blog Comments 54
Palacio de los Olvidados Granada Spain

Last night I saw a unique Flamenco concert in Granada. A fusion of Sefardi music, flamenco and Lorca´s poetry. The event was inside the patio of the Museum Palacio de los Olvidados. just along Carrera del Darro by Plaza Nueva.

Read more

Written by Posted in Granada History & culture Comments 0
Alhambra palace Granada Spain

101 Granada Spain The Granada Spain no nonsense tips you need to plan your travel.   When is the best time to visit Granada, Spain? See this Granada year round calendar with activities and fiestas. Find Useful Information about Granada Airport and

Read more

Written by Posted in City of Granada Comments 8
Paseo del Salon Escapada a Granada

Strummer Square in Spain A whole year has past since I was asked to comment for The Telegraph (Dec 2011) about the Joe Strummer campaign in Granada. A group of people in Granada were requesting a street to commemorate the British rocker Joe Strummer.

Read more

Written by Posted in Granada History & culture Comments 2
Museo Sefardi Realejo Granada Spain

A Jewish City The Jewish quarter in Granada is known as Realejo, which is right in the town centre. This district was the Jewish quarter at the time of the Nasride rule. The Jewish population was once so important that Granada was once known

Read more

Written by Posted in Granada History & culture Comments 16
street signs in pampaneira

Granada street signs If you did then you´ll understand how I came around to thinking up this post. street signs in Granada The pomegranate appears on all the street signs around the city of Granada as it is the symbol. The Spanish word

Read more

Written by Posted in Granada province in Spain Comments 1

Since @nothmngwyspain challenged me to the Pomegranate Travel game, I haven´t been able to stop picking out these symbols in the city of Granada. A few months back I wrote the post: Pomegranates all over the place – A Granada

Read more

Written by Posted in City of Granada Comments 2
Load More