Author: Sophie Russell-Ross

Beach Hotels

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If you are headed for the Costa Tropical there are plenty of great hotels to choose from. Situated between the Costa Almería and the better known Costa del Sol, this beautiful stretch of coastline boasts many great beaches ideal for swimming and water sports, including…

Museums, galleries and exhibitions

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Granada may not boast a Prado, an Ufizzi, a Musée d’Orsay or a Guggenheim, but the rich historic and cultural heritage of the city, and of Andalucía, is wonderfully represented in the numerous museums, galleries and exhibitions open to visitors. And all of this is…

Alpujarran Winter

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La Alpujarra, the rolling southern foothills of the Sierra Nevada, is an area of outstanding beauty all the year round, but when the leaves finally turn in the late autumn the hillsides are golden. Sometime during the Christmas break the leaves finally fall and the…

City Hotels

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The city of Granada is one of the most beautiful and fascinating in Spain. If you enjoy whiling away the hours wandering through a city and its sights, soaking up the culture, and losing yourself in the history of a place, Granada will not disappoint….

Driving in Spain

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On 9 May 2014 some important changes to the Spanish traffic laws came into effect. Whether you are hiring a car as a run-about while on holiday or are taking your own vehicle on a European road trip, there are a few things that you should…

Shopping in Granada

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Although Granada is most famous for the Alhambra, flamenco and free tapas, there is also some fantastic shopping to be found here and one of the great advantages of this city is its a manageable size. Whether you are looking for groceries, handbags, souvenirs, guitars,…