Author: Sophie Russell-Ross

5 of the best flamenco venues in Granada

Posted by Sophie Russell-Ross in Blog, Flamenco, Nightlife

Full of spirit, fire and romance it is dramatic and sensual art form that can evoke deep emotion in audiences and has always held a great fascination for visitors to Spain.
While in Granada don’t miss the opportunity to seek out a flamenco show. Even if it’s only to get a brief glimpse into this passionate world of music and dance, you may just find that a small taster is enough to get you hooked.

Ten things to do with kids in Granada

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Granada is the most wonderful destination steeped in history and culture offering lots of opportunities for exploration and discovery… tell that to a child and I suspect that they will switch off immediately. So, don’t tell them that, just pack them up with some snacks and…

La Caleta Bay, boutique beach hotel in La Herradura – Review

Posted by Sophie Russell-Ross in Accommodation, Blog, Granada Beaches

Recently the Go GranadaSpain Girls (that’s me and my 5yo) went for a cheeky mid-week over-nighter at the beach on the way back from a Málaga airport pick-up (that was Granny, an honorary GGS Girl for the week). We stayed at lovely La Caleta Bay, a stylish boutique hotel right on the seafront at La Herradura, one of our favourite Almuñeca beaches.

100 observations about Spain

Posted by Sophie Russell-Ross in Blog, Life in Spain

This post is inspired by the list of observations about small-town England, published on Facebook by American Scott Waters, which has recently taken the internet by storm. I just happened to stumble upon it yesterday, which was in fact Día de la Hispanidad, and decided to list my 100 observations about small-town Spain.

Almería Airport

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The airport is west of Granada and 9 km outside the city of Almería. It is small and modern and easy to find your way around. Direct flights from the UK to Almería go from Manchester, East Midlands, Birmingham and London Airports. Carriers include easy…

Málaga Airport

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Málaga Airport (Aeropuerto Costa Del Sol) is large, modern and very busy (30 million passengers pass through a year). There are numerous carrier and route options available between the UK and Málaga. Check out Skyscanner for the best deals. Bus tickets are available to buy…

Granada Airport

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It is great news that, as of July 2013, BA offers flights from London City Airport into Granada Airport (Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaén Airport) which is about 15 km west of the city. The airport is small and easy to negotiate. There is a dedicated…