Tagged: Spain

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The Alhambra – Granada

Granada is a popular tourist destination among the cities of Spain, famous for its Alhambra – a Moorish citadel and palace – and conveniently located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, yet...

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Holy Toledo!

Ever wondered where this expression came from? Well, when we visited this beautiful city, 73km south of Madrid, we found the answer. As the seat of the Catholic Primate of Spain, Toledo held over...

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Segovia in a Day

Finding myself alone in Madrid with a free day, I decided to do some sightseeing further abroad. The walled city of Segovia is only about 90km to the north, so it was the obvious...

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Road Trip Spain

Of all the countries we have visited – and it stands at about 36 now – one of my top five favourite countries would have to be Spain. It’s a mixture of the food,...

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Barcelona to the Costa Brava

Our HAL cruise on the Rotterdam finished in Barcelona, arriving in the afternoon, but allowing us one more night aboard the ship before an early morning departure. This gave us one last opportunity to...

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Vaughan Town

No, this is not an actual town in Spain, but part of a concept for teaching English to Spaniards.  It was started in 2001 by a Canadian named Richard Vaughan.  The system provides English...

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Golf Around the World

From France to China, from Morocco to the USA, and from Ireland to Thailand, see some of the great courses we have enjoyed. Naturally Hubby has played many fine courses in Australia, and I will...