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The GranadaSpain Tapas 10

Posted by Josh Taylor in Blog, Food and drink

Years and years ago – long before the doom and gloom of la crisis – all tapas were served on the house in Spain. The trend allegedly emerged during the 13th century, after King Alfonso attributed his speedy recovery from a grave illness to the…

An insider’s guide to Granada nightlife

Posted by Josh Taylor in Blog, Nightlife

Any amount of time spent in Granada wouldn’t be complete without a proper night out in town, partying or tapa-hopping Grana’ino ‘tyle. The options available for each pastime are numerous, especially as there are eight barrios neighbourhoods within the city, each with something to offer….

Alpujarran Winter

Posted by Sophie Russell-Ross in La Alpujarra, Photo Gallery

La Alpujarra, the rolling southern foothills of the Sierra Nevada, is an area of outstanding beauty all the year round, but when the leaves finally turn in the late autumn the hillsides are golden. Sometime during the Christmas break the leaves finally fall and the…

Dipping into the GR7

Posted by Sophie Russell-Ross in Blog, La Alpujarra

It’s late summer in La Alpujarra. The kids are back to school. The overwhelming heat of July and August has passed but the sun still shines daily on the southern foothills of the Sierra Nevada. The conditions are perfect for walking. Looking out over Sierra…

Take your kids to the Alhambra!

Posted by Sophie Russell-Ross in Alhambra, Blog

No blog post or web page can do justice to the brilliance of the Alhambra. Truly seeing is believing. And I am converted. I have lived in the vicinity of Granada for four years and have always been, until today, ashamed to say that I…