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Andalusian Adventures: Discovering Córdoba

Whilst I absolutely love skiing and snowboarding up in the Sierra Nevada mountains, as a traveller it always seems almost criminal to visit this beautiful part of Spain and not explore beyond the snow-covered slopes of Europe’s third highest mountain range. In light of this, I do my best to tag a few days on […]

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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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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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