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Sophie Russell-Ross
Founder of the GranadaSpain site, Sophie also runs a web design and writing business Bird on the Hill. She spent 7 years living in La Alpujarra, the Southern foothills of the Sierra Nevada, and is still a regular visitor to the area. In previous lives, she worked in events production and marketing in Hong Kong and London.
5 of the best hotels in Granada with parking

5 of the best hotels in Granada with parking

There’s no sugar-coating it, Granada is notoriously difficult to navigate by car. So if you are driving and planning a stay in this beautiful city, you’ll need to know where the hotels are that have the easiest access and the best parking options. Here are 5 of the best…

100 observations about Spain

100 observations about Spain

This post is inspired by the list of observations about small-town England, published on Facebook by American Scott Waters, which has recently taken the internet by storm. I just happened to stumble upon it yesterday, which was in fact Día de la Hispanidad, and decided to list my 100 observations about small-town Spain.

5 of the best hotels near Granada’s Alhambra Palace

5 of the best hotels near Granada’s Alhambra Palace

Overlooking the beautiful city of Granada is the Alhambra, one of the best preserved medieval Islamic palaces in the world and the most visited monument in Spain. It attracts over 3 million visitors every year. If you are planning a visit and looking for nearby accommodation, there is plenty to choose from. Here are 5 of the best…

Palacio de Carlos V de Alhambra

Palacio de Carlos V de Alhambra

Did you know that you can visit el Palacio de Carlos V without having to queue or buy a ticket for the Alhambra as a whole? You can enter on foot via Puerta de la Justica and from there you can explore a little without having to enter ticketed areas, such as the Alcazaba or Nazrid Palaces.

Wine tasting at Bodegas Bentomiz

Wine tasting at Bodegas Bentomiz

This weekend I escaped with some girlfriends for a night out in Málaga. We waved goodbye to partners and children, nappies and nap times, and headed for the hills. Our first stop, and the subject of this post, was a terribly civilised wine tasting and tour of Bodegas...

Merry Christmas from GranadaSpain

Merry Christmas from GranadaSpain

Merry Christmas everyone! I couldn’t resist the bright colours of the carousel at Juveandalus 2014 for the last #MySundayPhoto of the year. Thanks for all the comments, shares and likes in 2014.
See you next year!

Latest on BA Flights from London to Granada

BA have suspended all direct flights from Granada to London.

From July 25 the company will reinstate direct flights from London to Granada.

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