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No trip to Spain is complete without savoring some tapas and a glass of wine. Tapas are bite-sized appetizers, tiny delicious hot and cold snacks served in bars all over Spain. Eating them standing ...
Forget Champagne, the celebratory tipple of choice in Spain is Cava and the sparkling wine is sipped at everything from weddings and birthday bashes to an evening meal with friends and family. First ...
Flamenco is the passionate style of traditional music, song and dance of the Gypsies (flamencos) of Andalusia. Flamenco takes three forms: Cante, (song), Baile, (dance), and Guitarra, (guitar). ...
Would recommend the bike tour as you can see the sights of Barcelona city and get your bearings. Our friendly guide even stoped off at a local restaurant for us to have a glass of sangria.
Gracia is a barrio (district) of Barcelona that you must not miss. It has a fantastic community spirit and seems to have endless street festivities throughout the year. March 3rd is one of the ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2012
is a city that knows how to throw a party and some of its best blowouts
are its neighborhood street festivals. The streets are decorated,
tables and chairs are brought outside and ...
The Spanish love a party so it’s not surprising that the lead up to Lent is a festive time in Barcelona . Carnaval (Carnival) literally means ‘farewell to meat’, and it’s a time of feasting in ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, September 2011
One of my top 3 favorite flea markets in the world (the others are in Brussels and Berlin ),
the bustling Mercat del Encants is always worth the trip! The bustling
aisles of bric-a-brac and ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2012
Flights, hotel, suitcase – the three essentials when planning a holiday,
right? Or is it Flights, apartment, suitcase? Most of us automatically
think hotel but renting an apartment can be cheaper ...
The Spanish know how to live. They take such joy in life and one of
the reasons, I think, is the food. Is it cause or effect? I don’t know.
But when you head into a marketplace in Spain
Written by Erin R, February 2013
Get to know the more authentic side of Barcelona, Spain, by spending a night out in the relatively undiscovered Gràcia neighborhood, just a quick metro-ride away from the city center. Typically ...
Written by Erin R, January 2013
Come wintertime, warm weather might be in short supply in Barcelona, but there’s definitely no lack of things to do. From celebrations, to skiing, here are a few ideas to keep your chilly Spanish ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
Barcelona is a large city, the second largest in Spain ,
with a population of over 1.6 million people. While it’s got an
historic heart containing many of the things any visitor to the city ...
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