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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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The Return Book Victoria hislop

Spain Book Reviews Here are two Spain Book reviews. The weather is changing this week here in Southern Spain. It´s the perfect time to get back into the habit of reading in the evenings now it´s darker earlier on. I read both

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Andalucia FITUR 2016

FITUR is an annual International Tourism Fair held in Madrid.  This important event in the Travel sector calendar is held each January at IFEMA exhibition centre in Spain´s capital. Along with the ITB in Berlin WTM in London these are

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Atmosphere at the Seville Fair

Perhaps the best time to visit Seville is for the Spring Fair. Each year in April, thousands of people visit the largest and most celebrated festival in Andalusia. The Seville Fair; or as the locals call it – Feria de Abril.

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Cartuja Monastery Granada Spain

Cartuja Monastery in Granada Cartuja Monastery is one of those places that is always on my to do list. It´s not so easy to get to on public transport. The monument is a way out of the historic centre of

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View from Parador Granada Spain

Best Hotels in Granada Spain Granada hotels are varied. The city has many different accommodation options. Depending on your own personal travel style you will prefer one over another. This guide covers all budgets and all the different kinds of

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Paseo de los tristes Alhambra Albaicin

This Granada calendar takes a look at the main festivities throughout the year. I am often asked When is the Best time to visit Granada. So this overview includes popular dates in the cultural agenda, foodie tips and insight into

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Spanish costas Costa Tropical Air Show Motril 2015

Costa Tropical Air Show Motril Air Show is one of the four Spanish Air Shows celebrated annually. The Costa Tropical has it´s own Air Show on the first day of Summer. This year it is the 15th Edition of the

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Etxart Panno Spanish Shoe Brands

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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Rosette presentation of Jamon Iberic

In Spain one of the most popular foods is Spanish ham. It´s used for celebrations, weddings and birthday dinners. Yet it is also a day to day ingredient in soups, stew and other recipes. Sometimes it seems to be in

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