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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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Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona in Spring

A city break is always a great way to beat the cooler Autumn months. Most locations in Spain have plenty of blue skies and activities to fill a 48h escape. Some of my favourite destinations for city breaks in Spain

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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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Books about Spain piccavey blog

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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granada spain photo tour shoot piccavey experiences

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

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Plaza de España in Seville Spain by piccavey

Seville is know for it´s grandeur and it´s colourful April fair.   On my latest visit to the capital of Andalusia, I took many photos around different areas of the city. I thought it would be fun to share the

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Big Kahuna Negro Carbon Granada

4 Gourmet Burger Favourites Gourmet Burger options have been appearing more and more in Gastrobars and restaurants in Granada. Alongside more traditional Andalusian dishes on the menu I have been checking out what is so special about these burgers. Here´s a

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Motril Air Show Costa Tropical Spain

Costa Tropical Air Show Motril Air Show is one of the four Spanish Air Shows celebrated anually. The Costa Tropical has it´s own Air Show on the first day of Summer. This year it is the 13th Edition of the Festival

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Playa de San Lorenzo Gijon Asturias Spain by piccavey

In May I visited Northern Spain for the first time. Gijon was a wonderful introduction to this region. With a population of of 272,000 (2017) this Coastal City on the Bay of Biscay is the largest city in Asturias. After spending

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Benidorm Costa Blanca Villa joisa

The Costa Blanca is popular for its moderate sunny climate. There are also lots of different towns and villages to explore. If you are looking for a Spanish Villa or rent for several months each year. It can make a

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