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Easter Wax on Cera Semana Santa Granada Spain blog

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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Ibiza City by Alexander Schimmeck on Unsplash

Idyllic Ibiza holiday  My Ibiza holiday sprang to mind recently, while looking through some photos. I came across some holiday snaps taken on a trip to Ibiza and Formentera. It made me think about the idyllic time I spent there

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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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Montefrio Poniente Granadino 2022

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 charming atmosphere, yet the province

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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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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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