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Floral feast at Feria 2016

Floral feast at Feria 2016

Flowers are always present at the Feria de Abril in Seville, the city’s huge annual party. Every woman who wears the traditional gitana dress, long with ruffles – the only regional costume which is subject to trends – has a…

Inside the Palacio de las Dueñas – home of a Seville icon

Inside the Palacio de las Dueñas – home of a Seville icon

Torrejon – tower – in corner of main patio. Today a major monument in Seville opened to the public for the first time ever in its centuries-long history. The Casa de las Dueñas is the official residence of the Dukes of…

Making the festive fun of the fair last

Making the festive fun of the fair last

Seville at Christmas is buzzing with loads of things to see and do – right up until Reyes, Kings’ Day (6 January), which marks the end of the programme of festive activities. Or so we thought. After a visit to the Casa…

Feria de Abril 2015: the trends

Every April, after Feria here in Seville has finished and we’re all still recovering from too many late nights and stonking rebujito-fuelled hangovers, I promise myself that next year, like a good Sevillana, I will organise my outfit well in advance: check…

The Biggest Misconceptions about Seville

You may (or indeed, may not) have noticed that lately, my blogging has been sporadic at best – not that I’ve ever been a strict twice-a-week kind of girl, if you know what I mean. Over the past few months, a…

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