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Written by Jodi R, Germany, November 2011
The festival to honor all Saints is believed to be the time when boundaries between living and dead disappeared, and people visit the graves of relatives to decorate them elaborately with offerings ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2012
What could be more fun than doing something you’re not normally allowed to do? Say, for example, throwing tomatoes at people. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Spain Things ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, June 2012
Running with bulls is a big attraction in Spain
– the meeting of danger and tradition is a heady mix, as are the
parties that follow these events. Pamplona is the most famous but many
During the last week of Lent, just before Easter, Catholic brotherhoods in cities around Spain prepare for the ultimate religious event: Semana Santa, or Holy Week. On each day of this sacred week, ...
You know what they say… “Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition”.
The legends of witchcraft, magic potions, covens, exorcism and persecution are bound into the mountainous landscape of Navarre, ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, June 2011
Barcelona is renowned for the colourful, poetic, satirical and sometimes political stencil art that makes even the narrow back streets look enticing and vibrant. Tucked away in a hidden corner or ...
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 ...
The air is filled with the unmistakeable scents of orange blossom, spikenard or jasmine and mystery awaits at each unexpected turn, as culture suffuses all corners of Cordoba in Andalucia. 'Noches ...
There are two good reasons to go to Valencia in March. One is the sunshine – escaping the lengthy northern winter is often why people hop on a cheap flight to the reliably warm south of Spain . ...
Celebrate Sant Joan Festival in Barcelona
on the midsummer night solstice with fireworks, concerts and dancing.
The following day is a public holiday so you can dance all night! Fire
is the ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
Don’t you hate going out to eat and having to choose between all those delicious things on the menu? That’s the genius of tapas: you can choose lots of little dishes instead of just one big one. It ...
Few moments in the year hold more promise than spring in Barcelona: As the weather warms up, the city emerges from its winter hibernation, and so do all the activities that come along with it. ...
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 ...
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