March 2014

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#Take12Trips March: Skiing with a Spanish ‘twist’

Most skiers and boarders head straight for the Alps when it comes to picking a ski resort; the snow is all but guaranteed to be brilliant and in abundance. But what about Spain? Most people don’t even realise that there’s snow in the UK’s favourite summer holiday destination, let alone enough of it to ski […]

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el albaycin, albaicin, albayzin, granada, spain, andalucia, flamenco, alhambra

Photo Album: El Albaycin, Granada

Granada is a southern Spanish city best known for its illustrious Alhambra Palace, an ancient, magnificent, Moorish structure which is perched emphatically above the rest of its domain. Tourists go camera-clacking loco for it. Next on the list though, is a venture deep into the adjacent, tumbling Albaycin bario– also spelt Albayzin or Albaícin –and to […]

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josh taylor, blogger, spain

Why I can’t travel without my laptop

I’d absolutely love to jump into a time machine, whizz back fifteen years to an era when likes, follows and retweets were more pertinent to getting laid, getting stalked and ad hoc bird imitations, and go travelling somewhere. The challenge and novelty of it would be thrilling, if not brutally difficult. Imagine that: a world […]

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