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50 Spain Books A list of Spain Books for all those who love Spanish food, history and culture. I am often asked for reading recommendations about Spain themes. As I do read quite a lot myself, I thought I would

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Alhambra tickets March 2017

Alhambra tickets can be tricky to purchase at peak times of the year. The Alhambra palace is visited everyday by thousands of people. So its important to book ahead. Reserving as soon as you can you will guarantee that you

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noche en blanco The Noche en blanco in Granada has been growing in popularity over the last few years. Now an important event in the city´s calendar this takes place one night each year. You may have heard of the

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Where to Eat: Cordoba, Spain Cordoba is such a pretty city. Having visited many times since 2006 I now take a closer look at Cordoba Restaurants and local Food. This time to discover Cordoba more in depth. I would go to

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learning Spanish in Granada

FAQ´s move to Granada Lots of my readers ask about a move to Granada. Often writing to me with questions about living in Granada Spain. The usual things that come up are on the same themes; accomodation, learning Spanish and finding

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Santa Maria de la Alhambra Semana Santa in Granada

The Semana Santa of Granada was declared an International interest in 2009. Easter has a special significance in Andalusia and there are many traditions surrounding Holy week. The traditional Semana Santa processions attract huge crowds particularly in Seville, Malaga and

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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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Cicerone Guidebook Walking Sierra Nevada Richard Hartley

Walking and Trekking the Sierra Nevada Walking & Trekking the Sierra Nevada was launched this month by Cicerone Press. I was thrilled to meet Richard Hartley the author in Lanjaron earlier this month to hear about this new hiking book.

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Montefrio in Granada Spain

One of the best reasons to come to Granada is for the fantastic landscapes. Montefrio is one of these great locations. Of course the city of Granada is a great location for historic sites, gastronomy and atmosphere but the province

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Persimmon or Caqui Spanish Fruit

Guide to Spanish Fruit Once the summer fades in Spain, Autumn begins with a bumper crop of Spanish fruit. When you have fruit trees it seems that the whole crop comes at once. In late september and throughout October we

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