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3 Chocolate Museums in Spain

Christmas is only a few weeks away and already chocolates and particularly the Spanish specialty, turron, are being displayed in shops and supermarkets. Turron is the Spanish form of nougat, a very old, traditional sweet of Arabic origin. It was inve...
by glamour granny travels on Oct 18, 2015

Today, all revolves around chocolate!

The first days of the New Year are a fine occasion to look back at the past year and to look forward to the next one. Not to forget the new year resolutions which tend to blow out the window come 5th of January. Mine won´t, because I have only made...
by glamour granny travels on Jan 2, 2015

Chocolate heaven in Villajoyosa

What do you do when you hear that there is a chocolate factory not far from you? Not only a factory, but also an adjacent museum, a little guided tour and the possibility to sample at your heart´s content. For me, there was only one decision: take o...
by glamour granny travels on Aug 17, 2014

A disappointing trip to the Cave of the Skulls

It sounded rather promising. During my morning walk along the promenade in Torrevieja, I ran into one of those guys who distribute leaflets, offering free trips to interesting destinations which are otherwise not so easy to reach if you do not have a...
by glamour granny travels on Aug 16, 2014

Before we had cellphones…

Cellphones, iphones, email, texting, chatting, apps, the internet, instant communication..all of this are an integral part of modern day life. Kids grow up with it and don´t know any different. I really had to laugh when I recently talked to a 12 ye...
by glamour granny travels on Nov 16, 2013

Chocolate heaven in Villajoyosa

  What do you do when you hear that there is a chocolate factory not far from you? Not only a factory, but  also an adjacent museum, a little guided tour and the possibility to sample at your heart´s content. For me, there was only one decision: t...
by glamour granny travels on Nov 13, 2013

Drug gang taken down in Spain

Spanish police on Sunday reported that they broke up a network that financed the so-called Zemun clan of Serbian mafia via the profits from marijuana plantations on Gran Canaria island. Police arrested 25 people and seized about 700 pot plants in gre...
by Mafia Today on Nov 12, 2012

Drug gang taken down in Spain

Spanish police on Sunday reported that they broke up a network that financed the so-called Zemun clan of Serbian mafia via the profits from marijuana plantations on Gran Canaria island. Police arrested 25 people and seized about 700 pot plants in gre...
by Mafia Today on Nov 12, 2012


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