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In Photos: Exploring the Labyrinthine Streets of Granada’s Albayzín

I first visited Granada in early 2007.  Stu’s father was currently living in the small (there are just 256 inhabitants) Spanish village of Murchas, located in the Lecrín valley, just 32 kilometres from the city. We spent the week skiing up in the nearby Sierra Nevada mountains, visiting the Alhambra, eating some delicious home-cooked Spanish food, […]

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Yonderboxes: Make Money by Sharing your Travel Insights

A little while ago I reviewed a new kid on the block in the world of online accommodation booking – Yonderbound.   You can read my full review of the site here.  As well as being very competitively-priced (I found many properties to be cheaper than Booking.com and Hostelbookers, which are normally my go to […]

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Yonderbound: Travel Planning Made Easy

If I’m not travelling or writing about the last one, I’m always busy dreaming about, planning, researching and organising the next adventure.  Whilst I love browsing images on Pinterest and perusing articles on travel blogs about places I want to go, and even deciding exactly which sights and activities I will build into my itinerary […]

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Lovely wide pistes and incredible views

Flamenco, Tapas, and….Skiing?

Considering that Spain is the 4th most visited country in the world, not a lot of people realise that it’s home to Europe’s third highest mountain range.   Mount Elbrus in the Caucasus Mountains (which span Europe and Asia) and Mount Blanc in the Alps are the only peaks higher than Mulhacén in the Sierra […]

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Barcelona, you little charmer…

I returned to Barcelona last week after nine years.  It’s amazing how many technological advancements there have been in that time.  Nine years ago there was no Facebook (at least, not in my world) and I didn’t have a digital camera, so I only had a smattering of mediocre quality photographs with which to awaken my […]

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