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What to do in Seville during the December Puente – and over Christmas

This weekend is a bank holiday in Spain – a double one, with two (legitimate) days off – today, Friday, and Monday. First, Dia de la Constitucion (6 December), celebrating Spain’s Constitution; then Dia la Concepcion Inmaculada (8 December) – a…

A to Z of Sevilla: Part One, A-F

The Alcazar, Seville’s Mudejar delight: a perfect example of the synthesis between Spanish kings and Moorish craftsmen. What defines a city? What is that essence which gives it an identity all of its own – the strange, arcane customs? The architectural…

Nine things I’ve learned while living in Spain

    If you live here too, you may have experienced some of these quirks – and learned how to deal with them; and if you don’t – well, it’s a little insight into living in this intense, upside-down part…

Eco Sevilla – part 2: for the grown-ups

Yesterday I wrote about the excellent and popular activities available for eco-kids at the first-ever eco show in Seville, held last week. Today I’ll tell you about some of the more grown-up excitements which I came across, foodie and otherwise.…

Gorgeous gloves and design-your-own hats

It’s nearly the end of the week, and I think we all need a little light relief from dead dictators, stolen babies and oppressed women. So I’m bringing you some clothes-related news I’ve spotted recently. H&M and Versace have got…

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