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NEW BLOG POST: 5 things I will never understand about living in #Spain. http://ohhellospain.blogspot.com.es/2016/05/5-things-ill-never-understand-about.html
I've now lived in Spain for five years. There was my first stint in Alcalá de Guadaira back in 2004–5, a few months in Seville in 2008, a year in Madrid from 2009–10, and my current three-year stretch. On some levels, it feel...
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One month. One country, nine regions, 11 cities. Here's what that looks like: #planetrainspain in a fun infographic. #Spain #travel
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In #Madrid  this weekend? Check out the city's coolest market, Mercado de Motores. Held in a railway museum, you can expect vintage bargains, cool new clothes & accessories, locally produced food & live music. And entry's free! 
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Spain be the better known country on the Iberian peninsula, but don't overlook #Portugal. With its relaxed pace of life, quiet charms & beautiful beaches, Portugal is worth getting to know, as I found out in #Faro. 
The pace in Portugal is different. Although similar in some ways to its Iberian neighbour, Portugal lacks the frenetic fiesta vibe often associated with Spain. Instead Portugal has an old-school charm I adore, and nowhere is ...
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I took a bite out of #Barcelona  on a food tour of the gorgeous Gracia neighbourhood. Here's what I learnt about Catalan cuisine (spoiler: it features cava drinking at an unusual time of day...) 
Just like Spain's geography, its cuisine is diverse. So when I visited Barcelona recently, I was excited to learn more about Catalan gastronomy with Devour Barcelona. The second city to hold a Devour Spain food tour, the Barc...
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The heatwave in #Spain  shows no sign of letting up! If it's killed your appetite for fried food & heavy meals, try these #Madrid  alternatives for lighter dining.
The Mediterranean diet is renowned for being one of the healthiest in the world. I beg to differ. Show me a Spanish restaurant menu that doesn't feature deep-fried croquetas, patatas bravas smothered in sauce, plates of fatty...
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What I learnt in a month travelling around #Spain: The best bites, sights & insights from 4 weeks on the road. 
One thing I discovered: it gets cloudy in Canarias too In February, I visited nine out of 17 regions of Spain. Madness for 4 weeks, but it really reminded me how diverse Spain is. Each autonomous region has its own governme...
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#Madrid  may not be the greenest European capital, but you can find a secret garden among the city streets - and it blooms year round. 
It may boast the beautiful oasis that is Retiro Park, but Madrid can't claim to be Europe's greenest city. Now autumn's set in and the leaves have started to darken, the capital's looking far from verdant. But one pocket of g...
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I don't own a bike, but that didn't stop me cycling round #Catalunya! My trip with Headwater Holidays took me through the rice fields and pine forests of the Emporda & along the coastline of the Costa Brava. Read on for a tale of two wheels, sweat and padded shorts (with some beach time & delectable dining thrown in...) 
Cycle on holiday? Sure, I once rented a bike in Valencia for a few hours to cycle round the Jardines del Turia. But a cycling holiday? Well, let’s just say I'm more likely to be sporting a sun dress than pulling on padded sho...
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NEW BLOG POST. How (not) to do #Ibiza: an island first-timer's experiences of dining, sunbathing... and partying.
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Once holidayed in Benidorm & think you know the Spanish coast? Ever heard of the Costa Verde or the Costa Tropical? Read on to rediscover the Spanish costas... #Spain  
If you're British, chances are your childhood will have featured at least one bucket-and-spade holiday on one of the Spanish costas. There's no denying that despite the travel trends that come and go, Spain is a national favo...
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Watching flamenco in #Sevilla ,  shopping local in #Girona   & taking a bite out of #Barcelona  - a busy month in travel! 
As usual, my recent online low profile isn't due to a lack of subject matter: quite the opposite. As I've been too busy to blog regularly, I thought I'd update you on what I've been up to and give a preview of upcoming posts,...
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