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Festive Scene Christmas in Spain

At Christmas in Spain , celebrations vary slightly from the festivities in the UK or USA. Celebrations in Spain generally begin around 5th December and continue right through to the end of 6th January. If you want to know specifically

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Carmen de los Martires Granada Spain

Earthquake in Granada Spain Earthquake territory. After moving from Barcelona down to Granada in 2006. I was still learning about Southern Spain. When I moved from Barcelona down South, I was living in the city centre of Granada. At that

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Museo de Belenes Mollina Nativity in Spain

At this time of your in the UK, USA or other European countries Christmas light switch on is a big event. Often celebrated with a local celebrity to push the button. In Spain and Western Europe the Nativity Scene is

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Face Masks in Granada Andalucia Spain

Living in Granada for so many years. Being in touch with local life and happenings. I´ve noticed things that happen, that only seem possible here in Granada. Locals often say things like Solo pasa aquí (this only happens round here)

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Lemons in Andalucia Spanish Fruit

Guide to Spanish Fruit Once the summer fades in Spain, Autumn arrives and brings a bumper crop of Spanish fruit. Seems like when you have fruit trees it seems that the whole crop comes at once. In September and  October

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Granada Blog Best Sunset spots to see Alhambra Mirador

Sunset in Granada For some of the best views in Granada. There are places around the city known as a Mirador. The Mirador of San Nicolas is the most famous one. And a must see when you visit Granada. From here

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Fuente de las Batallas Granada Spain Fountain

An Expat in Spain lifestyle doesnt also have to be textbook Brit abroad. Since moving to Spain back in 1998 I´ve adapting to life here and speak fluent Spanish.  When my colleagues, friends and family think of my new life in

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Santa Fe Granada Spain

The Capitulations of Santa Fé changed the history of Europe and the World. This town is to the west of Granada. Santa Fé is the location where the Capitulations were signed in 1492. It´s also known for its Pionono cakes.

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Ecija Seville

Ecija is known as the City of Towers. Located in the centre of Andalucia this city in Seville province has a fascinating past. If you get chance to visit, discover its Roman history, see its beautiful architecture and taste the

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Orange blossom Tea by piccavey

In Andalusia many old traditions are still in place today. This is part of the charm of living in Southern Spain. The collection of orange blossom is still done by some locals. In the South of Spain as the region

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