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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
Must-see Exhibition in Granada
Visiting Granada this July? This exhibition inspired by the city is a must-see! If you’re in Granada this July, you can’t miss “Cautivada por Granada” for a free, unique and authentic experience of the city. Granada Insider caught up with the artist – Natasha Phillips – to find out the story behind the exhibition and talk about her life as an artist living in Granada. Natasha, tell us about the exhibition. The exhibition consists of...
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...
Living Life through the Lens – Talking Granada, Travel & Inspiration with Photographer Paul Ainger
Granada-based artist Natasha Phillips recalls a late-summer’s day spent wandering Granada with photographer Paul Ainger and an orange shopping trolley. It’s the beginning of October and I’m striding along the River Genil in Granada pushing a bright orange shopping trolley full of my art prints in front of me. Turning for a second to look downriver, Granada glows beautifully in the soft morning light. You can tell it’s going to be one...
Find an Apartment in Granada
While flat-hunting in English we might be looking for a place that fulfils the 3 Cs (Clean, Comfortable and Cheap) here in Granada it is all about the 3 Bs (Bueno, Bonito y Barato)