Granada

What are the Capitulations of Santa Fe? Local Granada Fiesta in April – Spain Travel Article

What are the Capitulations of Santa Fe? Local Granada Fiesta in April The Capitulations of Santa Fé changed the history of Europe and the World. This town is to the west of Granada. Santa Fé was where the Capitulations were signed in 1492.  Yet is also well known for its Pionono cakes. Everyone associates the name of Santa Fé with this typical Granada treat. Piononos de Santa Fé Pionono´s are cakes made by Ceferino Isla in Santa Fé in 1897.…

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The Alhambra Gardens in Andalusia – Spain Travel Article

The Alhambra Gardens in Andalusia The Alhambra gardens name is really Generalife. Although the plants and flowers are not only located there. Throughout the Alhambra Palace grounds there are trees, shrubs, flowering plants and greenery. After writing previous posts: I´m completing this three part series with this piece about the plants and flowers at the Alhambra Palace. Alhambra gardens The gardens at the Alhambra Palace cover a vast amount of space. Located in different areas of the grounds, they are…

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Expat Life in Spain – My Survival Guide & Everyday Tips to live abroad – Spain Travel Article

Expat Life in Spain – My Survival Guide & Everyday Tips to live abroad Expat life in Spain can be an adventure and a new start. After the intial settling in period, the novelty of life abroad may wane. When the daily routine sets in, things may seen more challenging.From Spain Visa & Residency challenges to learning to speak the local language. Here are some of my tips after living abroad for 20 yearsHopefully some of them make you feel at home…

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Meal Delivery + Take Away – Spain Travel Article

Meal Delivery + Take Away With so many home delivery choices, when you are away from your hometown I can be difficult to know which restaurant or delivery service to use and a collection of such services can be found here. Here is my tried and trusted guide to buying take away food or ordering home delivery to address in Granada city centre and the outskirts.If you have Self Catering accommodation or you are staying in a holiday apartment you…

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Do Semana Santa like a local – Spain Travel Article

Do Semana Santa like a local 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 Granada.During Easter it´s impossible to ignore the fervor with which the different groups prepare for this week every year. Many train and prepare for the processions for months. Straight after Christmas has g, the…

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