Iberia Plus Supercharges Shopping in Madrid & Barcelona

July 17, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Who luvs them some shopping on holiday? Well, have we got deals for you. In recent years, Spain outlet shopping has been growing in popularity, and its two largest cities, Madrid and Barcelona, now sport elegant outlet shopping centres. And sinc...Leer más

Spain’s *Real* Goth Girls (& Guys): Top 7 Visigothic Sites

July 10, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando   The Visigoths were among the Germanic tribes that sacked imperial Rome in the early 5th century and came to hold sway over significant swaths of what is today Italy and especially southern Fran...Leer más

The Sweet Little Cove Beaches of Majorca

July 7, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Besides the cultural offerings of capital Palma de Mallorca and various other towns, the largest of Spain's Balearic Islands is a true natural paradise, which helps make it one of Europe's top sun 'n' sand destinations. Yes, it has its mass touri...Leer más

Spanish History Lesson: A Look Back at Spain’s Ruling Bourbon Dynasty

July 6, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Presidencia de la República Mexicana This summer marks the third anniversary of the ascension of King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia (seen above on a state visit to Mexico) to the constitutional throne of Spain. Succeeding his father, Juan Carlos I,...Leer más

Beautiful Biking Around the Madrid Region

June 29, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Dudarev Mikhail Say "Madrid" to many folks outside Spain and they think: bright lights, big ciudad. But this country's capital is only one side of an extremely diverse Community of Madrid including historic towns and cities, forested hills and moun...Leer más

Alicante, Spain Goes Wild for St. John’s Eve

June 24, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Pexels It's an undeniable trait of the Spanish national character that most everyone loves a festival. You can safely say that approximately every other week (if not every week) there is a festival, feria, or fiesta somewhere in Spain – including ...Leer más

12 Top Archaeological Sites of Mexico’s Yucatan

June 15, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Progettocrema Some of the world’s most famous ruins can be found in this expansive, steamy lowland peninsula covering the southern Mexican states of Yucatán, Campeche, and Quintana Roo (as well as, many people don’t realise, northern Belize...Leer más

Catalan Painter Alfredo Palmero Loves Visitors

June 13, 2017 - Sin comentarios

       Alfredo Palmero “Hola, hola! Is that you? I’m coming”, a lanky, pony-tailed figure, leaning precariously out of an upstairs window, called down to us. Moments later, the heavily carved front door opened, and we were admitted ...Leer más

Spanish History Lesson: One State From Many Kingdoms

June 6, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Sean Pavone Like a number of other European countries, modern Spain has its roots in history going back millennia. But more immediately, it all came together from a patchwork of kingdoms of the Middle Ages which shaped the unified kingdom which...Leer más

Spanish History Lesson: The Real Pirates of the Caribbean

May 30, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Howard Pyle/Buccaneers and Marooners of the Spanish Main", Harper's Magazine In the fifth film of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Dead Men Tell No Tales (aka Salazar’s Revenge), the eponymous evil and undead Spanish navy captain Armando...Leer más

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