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gardens in granada

Can you imagine the Alhambra palace without water? It´s almost impossible to imagine this space without the fountains, pools and water features. Many of the decorative elements of this magnificent monument are created or enhanced with water. The use of

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Culture Shock Melegis

Did you know that tyou can suffer from culture shock even when you speak Spanish? You may already know that I moved from Barcelona to Andalusia, Southern Spain back in 2006. Even though this is over 10 years ago now, I want

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Ziri Wall History of Granada

The History of Granada is quite a fascinating one. As with many historic cities, Granada was also a walled city at first. The city has had five different walled neighbourhoods over the centuries. The palatial city of the Alhambra, the Realejo neighbourhood and three

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Holiday in Miami South Beach

My holiday in Miami finally came around this Autumn. I spent the summer working, I had days off at the end of October. The annual break was a holiday in Miami Florida. The temperatures in the last week of October looked good

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Charming Small Hotels Spain You may already know that any recommendations on this blog have been tried and tested personally by me. No-one pays for a recommendation on this site. I visited most of Andalusia since I moved here in

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Purullena Marchal North of Granada Spain

Spain – land of contrasts In this land of contrasts photo essay I will try to highlight the varied and vast country that Spain is. So much to discover, even after all these years living and travelling around the country it

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Tarragona Spain Blog

It´s been a while since I’ve been on a blog trip. The last one was also in Catalonia. TBEX Girona in Sept 2012. This next one coming up is in Tarragona & Costa Daurada. TBMCatSur I´m very excited about this trip.

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My Life in Travel 2013 has just begun. I´m starting to planning my travel for this year. A life in travel is just that… continuous travel throughout the year. I don´t have anything booked yet but I have a rough ideas of

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Chatsworth Derbyshire England

Holidays in England Most people have the idea of Summer holidays spent on the beach reaching chick lit or the latest thriller. My idea is to escape to hot Spanish summer and enjoy the British Summer. After living abroad for 15

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Essaouira Inside the Kasbah Ait Benhaddou Morocco

People tell me constantly that I´m very organised. I seem to get this comment a lot when I´m at work or when I´m travelling. I´m just back from a trip to Valencia so while I was unpacking my suitcase I thought

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