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Tag Archives: GRANADA
The Scoopettes remind you of the extraordinary Easter processions of Semana Santa in Granada, Madrid and Seville.
By admin | Published: April 2, 2012
We Scoopettes often like to report on the weird, wacky, and wonderful. We have an eye for detail, the obscure....
By admin | Published: March 31, 2012
Granada is much more than the Alhambra. As you climb up Granada's tiny, twisting streets, you will find...
By admin | Published: March 15, 2012
You gotta be able to laugh when figuring out the Barcelona street scene...
By admin | Published: March 4, 2012
Catch the act of The Spice Girls selling cumin, saffron, and delicious teas.
By admin | Published: February 24, 2012
You know when you've reached Bar La Trastienda because it says “Bar La Trastienda” over the door...
By admin | Published: February 2, 2012
In October, the work crews in cities all over Spain start hanging the swooping Christmas lights and putting up trees. The Scoopettes...
By admin | Published: December 22, 2011
Night walks in the medieval neighborhoods of Spain are magical...
By admin | Published: November 20, 2011
Old Spain images are found with the vendors that sell hot, roasted chestnuts. Sold in newspaper cones, the smells of roasing chestnuts waft through the streets.
By admin | Published: November 15, 2011
Yes, we celebrate Thanksgiving in Spain. The reason we have not written about Thanksgiving sooner is because we are celebrating on the Saturday after Thanksgiving...
By admin | Published: November 12, 2011
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
By admin | Published: November 3, 2011
When I arrived in Barcelona, I stayed on Carrer de la Rivera de Sant Miquel for five nights. A street name with seven words was over my head when...
By admin | Published: October 26, 2011
Tapas seem to cause a lot of confusion with people. One largely held belief is that tapas are a type of food, when in fact, they are a way of eating food. Tapas can be anything. From piping hot patatas bravas, to crispy San Jacoboss
By admin | Published: October 25, 2011
A humorous look at Spain and Barcelona style levis...
By admin | Published: May 16, 2011
Easter processions in Spain this Semana Santa. The scoop on this holiday...
By admin | Published: April 8, 2011