Tag Archives: Granada

Street art in Seville & Granada

Posted on February 19, 2014 by Toothpicker

Seville's riverbanks are the most popular canvases for graffiti artists
Seville is a beautiful city full of historical architecture and sites, yet beyond the tourists attractions, the city is also full of cool, creative and colourful street art and graffiti. I was not aware of the street art scene [...]

This post was posted in Travel, Street art & graffiti, Andalusia and was tagged with graffiti/ street art, seville, Andalusia, Granada

The joy of (window) shopping in Andalusia

Posted on February 14, 2014 by Toothpicker

The reason why I don't write much about shopping in London is partly because I don't enjoy it these days and do most of my shopping online. I avoid Oxford street and Tottenham Court Road like the plague, and I find shopping in central London extremely uninspiring. Specialists and independent shops are [...]

This post was posted in Shopping, Shopping guide, Travel, Traditional arts & crafts, Andalusia, Visual merchandising and was tagged with shopping, fashion, traditional crafts, Shopping guide, seville, Andalusia, Cordoba, Granada, visual merchandising

Eat, drink and be merry in Andalusia

Posted on February 11, 2014 by Toothpicker

Dining out in Andalusia is a social activity with friends or with your local bartenders and neighbours
For some reason, Spanish cuisine is not as popular and as 'recognised' internationally as Italian cuisine. Perhaps it has something to do with its cooking varying a great deal from region to region, and that authentic [...]

This post was posted in Coffee, Food & dining, Shopping, Shopping guide, Travel, Markets, Andalusia and was tagged with Coffee, Food & dining, shopping, Markets, seville, Andalusia, Cordoba, Granada, tapas, Spain

Viva Andalusia: Granada

Posted on February 7, 2014 by Toothpicker

Main: a view of the magnificent Alhambra; bottom left: Carrera del Darro; bottom right: Paseo de los Tristes ( passage of the sad ones)
From Cordoba, I took a 2.5-hour bus ride to my last destination in Andalusia, Granada. Unlike Seville and Cordoba, my first impression of the city was rather mixed. First of [...]

This post was posted in Exhibitions, Architecture, Travel, Andalusia and was tagged with art and design exhibitions, architecture, Andalusia, Granada, Spain

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