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Expat Gifts for Family Abroad, Frequent Travellers + Overseas Friends

Planning ahead of time at Christmas helps to keeps the chaos under control. Expat gifts for friends and family who live overseas may need early planning. I like to book delivery as soon as I can to keep my stress levels down over the festive season. …

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Granada calendar – Best time to visit + Foodie tips & Fiestas

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 the best accommodation options according to …

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Flamenco Granada – How to get Tickets, Best Venues + More

The Origin of Flamenco While the origins of Flamenco Music and dance are not entirely documented. There is a clear thread from the 18th century onwards. Although the true beginning of Flamenco is much older. The art of flamenco is made up of three parts: singing, …

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Spain shoe brands – Shopping Spanish Footwear – Made in Spain

Spain shoe brands are one of the countries main exports. (As well as Spanish food & 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 some of my latest finds with …

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Easter Food & Craft Fair in Orgiva – Hecho en la Alpujarra

In the Alpujarra town of Orgiva Hecho en La Alpujarra is held each Easter week. Located 30 mins drive South from Granada this charming area has amazing local produce and traditional crafts. It´s handy to have all the producers from mountainside villages all under one roof in this …

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Hospes Palacio de los Patos – 11th Edition of Spanish Rice Days

For the past years, Hospes Palacio de los Patos in Granada have hosted the Annual Rice Days. This gastronomic event coincides with the arrival of spring and celebrates traditional Spanish Rice dishes. It is a real treat, it almost feels as though the Costa Blanca region …

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