Cozy, warm and something different – Mimimi
Dec30

Cozy, warm and something different – Mimimi

Anew vegetarian and cultural space in the center of Granada. It is a very cozy place mixing ecological, indie and north european influences.

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Book Review – Granada On by JJ Merelo
Nov10

Book Review – Granada On by JJ Merelo

“Use this book as a path for creating your own narrative of the city, as a conduit for having epiphanies in some lost alley or corner that will anchor your recollections and that will help you meet yourself.”

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Guitar Making in Granada
Oct14

Guitar Making in Granada

The Finest guitar making in Granada, Spain. A day spent with Daniel Gil de Avalle and the most incredible guitars that he makes.

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The Perfect Olives of Granada
Jun13

The Perfect Olives of Granada

Find out more about why the Olives of Andalucia are just so special.

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Top 21 Things To Do in Granada
Jun03

Top 21 Things To Do in Granada

Visit the Alhambra You can check out the GI guide on what to do at the Alhambra, how to get there and where to buy tickets here: Quick guide to the Alhambra Watch Flamenco in the Caves We have two must read articles on Flamenco in Granada. Firstly check out our general insight into Andalus style Flamenco or alternatively in our life stories / interesting Granada section you can check out our “Sacromonte Story” Enjoy Tapas...

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What to do in Granada in the Summer
May24

What to do in Granada in the Summer

So everybody knows that it gets quite warm, or even toooo (insert expletive) HOT in Granada come the Summer months. So we are looking for some ideas of what to do in Granada in the sunshine and when the the mercury soars ( I think they still use mercury in thermometres, well you know what I am trying to get at).   It is easier to start off with suggestions of what not to. That would be pretty much anything between the hours of...

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Feria de Corpus Christi in Granada
May13

Feria de Corpus Christi in Granada

The biggest festival and the best party every year in Granada. La Feria de Corpus Christi.

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10 Job Opportunities in Granada
May11

10 Job Opportunities in Granada

Are you an English speaker looking for a job in Granada? In this post I am going to outline some of the types of jobs foreigners prefer in Granada. How to get them and what you might expect from them. None of the following is based on factual accuracy, statistics, nor should you ever quote me. Most of my research is carried out through informal discussion with other expats and foreigners that are living and working in Granada. Usually...

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Semana Santa 2016
May10

Semana Santa 2016

Semana Santa (Holy Week) is the biggest religious event in the city of Granada. In the Spanish culture, religious traditions have deep roots in the society. The 68% of the population belongs to the Catholic Church, making it to be the largest religion in Spain.

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The Cats of the River Darro
Apr02

The Cats of the River Darro

What happens to a man when he reaches mid life, loses his marriage, job and home, and decides on a whim to emigrate to a country where he can’t speak the language? The Cats of the River Darro tells the tale of one such man’s adventures in the beautiful Spanish city of Granada. After hastily training to be an English teacher Liverpudlian Derek Dohren has nothing to lose except his dignity as he plunges head first from one classroom...

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