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The Colors of Granada, a Photo Essay

Posted on 06. Jun, 2012 by .


After a few months under the permanent British grey cloud, the thing that you need the most is definitely color. Warm, earth colors. Vitamin D. A tan! And what better than southern Spain to provide that? It doesn’t get more colorful and sunny than Andalusia, I thought. And I was right! One of the things [...]

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Tapas Crawl, or Getting Drunk in Granada

Posted on 20. Jan, 2012 by .


Granada is well known for its tapas scene. Free tapas scene, to be exact! Every time you go to a bar and order a drink, a tapas will be brought to your table for free. Pretty cool concept, right? As my friend used to say: “For 10 euros, you can get totally drunk and sated“. [...]

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Highlights of Andalusia, Spain’s Most Spectacular Region

Posted on 14. Dec, 2011 by .


As part of my 2700 kilometers roadtrip through Spain, I spent a fair amount of time touring through the highlights of Andalusia, one of the most stunning European regions I have had the chance to visit. The landscapes, the beaches, the tapas, the people… it was nothing short of amazing! What were my favorite places, you [...]

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Exploring the Moorish Architecture at the Alhambra

Posted on 04. Nov, 2011 by .


My last trip to Spain was absolutely not planned in advance. It was a total spur of the moment kind of vacation, due to a simple Facebook status change from two of my long lost friends. They had just moved to Granada! And since the February thick clouds over London had me longing for some [...]

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Monday’s Postcard: Granada, Spain

Posted on 27. Jun, 2011 by .


The Alhambra is an amazing attraction, to say the least. Not just for its beauty itself but also because of its location and history. Built to be both a royal residence and a fortress, it is today one of the most important piece of Muslim architecture outside the Middle East. The fine details of the [...]

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Spanish Roadtrip Chapter 2: Granada, Cordoba and Malaga

Posted on 17. Jun, 2010 by .


This article is part three of a so far three part series on my 2009 Spanish roadtrip. You might want to check these out: chapter 1 and chapter 3. *** As the first day of our roadtrip was quite eventful, we decided to stay in Granada for the second day and enjoy the sights a second time [...]

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