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

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

Barcelona’s Iconic Montjuïc Hill Celebrated in Poster Exhibition

May 29, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Ajuntament de Barcelona The "mountain" known as Montjuïc (at a maximum 185 metres/606 feet high, really more like a broad, shallow, and admittedly very big hill) in Barcelona's southwest looms large over the city not just physically but ...Leer más

The Mighty Redwoods of Cantabria, Spain

May 17, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Su–May We've regaled you a-plenty about the natural and cultural riches of Spain's green north, including its region of Cantabria. There are still vast, impressive forests blanketing its hills and mountains, including native oaks, oaks, chestnu...Leer más

Spain’s Castille-León Region a Tasty Food World Unto Itself

May 9, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Culturally and politically, Spain is made up of 17 "autonomous communities", and the largest is Castilla y León, stretching north of Madrid nearly to the Bay of Biscay, westward to Portugal, and eastward to Aragón. With deep historic and tradi...Leer más

10 Cool Coffee Shops of Málaga

May 2, 2017 - Sin comentarios

all photos | José Luis Bravo Coffee has been beloved in Spain for centuries since its introduction from the Middle East/North Africa. But until fairly recently, it has hewed to the classic brews of time immemorial, primarily café solo (black ex...Leer más

The Madrid Region’s DOC Wines: The Navalcarnero Route

April 24, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Wine is one of those few goods that have the honor of defining Spain from north to south and east to west. Our wines are respected internationally thanks to the quality borne of centuries of tradition, as well as raw materials that are excellent ...Leer más

Cantabria Dresses Up in Its Sunday Best for the Liébana Jubilee Year

April 21, 2017 - Sin comentarios

If there is one thing for which Cantabria will remember the year 2017, it will be without a doubt the Liébano Jubilee Year, last celebrated more than a decade ago. Little wonder, as the opening of the Door of Forgiveness in the Monastery of Sant...Leer más

The Winning Personality of Brazilian Cuisine

April 19, 2017 - Sin comentarios

While Brazil does have many dishes popular across the country, such as the iconic bean stew feijoada (top), its geographical enormity and diversity comes with a complex, intensely savoury, and generally impressive variety of cuisine. It’s a var...Leer más

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