Tag Archives: GRANADA

7 Don’t Do Its – Southern Spain

Insider tips for travel in Southern Spain...
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Photo Scoop (no. 20): Gorgeous Granada Doors

What is there about doors that fascinates me? I don't have the answer. What I do know is...
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The Alhambra – A City of Two Tales

The Alhambra, Spain's most popular site, is described by Robin Graham...
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What Is Clara? Bitter Kas? Drinking It Up In Spain

Know how to order unusual drinks in the bar and restaurant culture in Spain...
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Wallet Rules: How Do You Tip In Spain?

The Scoop Experts say, "Tip." And, you tip differently in Spain. We hope that servers in...
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Christmas Is Softer In Spain

You won't see the mad Christmas commercialization in Spain today. Christmas is softer, kinder...
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Santa, No Sleigh – Christmas Traditions In Spain

Santas slip into modern Spain with little fanfare. Few Santas or elves... Santa Delivering Presents
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A Christmas Kiss?

Mistletoe is a hot seller for people in Spain for the holidays and long after...
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4 Christmas Markets In Spain

Villages, towns and cities in Spain have staged Christmas markets for centuries. Sad, mournful...
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Yum! Autumn Street Food – Food Culture In Spain

Walking down the street in Barcelona, a smoky, sweet scent draws me to the street vendors, the casteneros. In many cities including Granada...
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No Car Needed (no. 11): Granada to Jaén

The area around Jaén produces more olives that any other region of Spain...
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Day Of The Dead In Spain

But what Spain does celebrate, is Dia de Todos Los Santos, or All Saint's Day, celebrated on November 1st. Traditionally this day, where most businesses are shut down and people have the day off of work, is for friends and families to visit the graves of their loved ones who have passed away
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Chasing Bargains – Where Are The Best Flea Markets In Spain?

Your Scoopettes, Regina and I love a good flea market. We get up early...
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Alhambra Tickets – 10 Tips and the Clunky Shoe Scoop

8,000 tourists gawk at the Alhambra per day. How to make your visit easy...
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7 Reasons I Love My City (and 3 Why It Sucks): Granada

After living in Barcelona for over 8 years, Molly moved south to the city of the magnificent Alhambra palace.
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