Noche de San Juan – Midsummer St John’s Eve.

San Juan midsummer eve. – Noche de San Juan will take place in Spain, especially along the costs. Come along and have fun! The night is full of bonfires, fireworks, music, dancing, sardines, eating and drinking and get to together on the beaches. In cities and villages next to sea the celebration is very important. Fire and water […]

Andalucía’s natural jewel, Doñana National Park

It is fact that almost a fifth of Andalucia is unspoiled nature and beautiful countryside. Together with a sun shining so bright, stunning flora and diverse fauna, Doñana National Park is one of the most important protected natural areas in Europe. ‘Parque nacional y natural de Doñana’ (in Spanish) is one of the largest heronries […]

Las Fallas de Valencia, Spain’s firework and monument festival

Las Fallas is a historial, religious and comedic monumental celebration. Firecrackers, fireworks, bonfires, loud music and much more. Ninots are paper-mâché and cardboard figurines made to look somewhat ‘cartoonish’. They depict people, events, memories of the past year, often with a humorous twist. These ninots are paraded alongside fireworks, firecrackers and loud street music. All […]

Wine from the volcanoes, Canary Islands

For centuries a highly alcoholic Malvasía (known also as Malmsey) heavy body wine has been produced in the Canary Islands. It was considered a luxury for the European aristocracy and bourgeoisie until the 18th century when fine wines from Portugal and France were preferred. It was not long after that the wine production in the […]

Olive oil cultivation in Andalucia; qualities, varieties and benefits

Olive oil is a component based on the Mediterranean diet and is considered by many as the healthiest in the world. Science has investigated all its positive aspects and has been named as Spain’s ‘golden liquid’. Not only does it make ordinary bread something special, but it truly makes your taste buds pop in flavour. […]

Sardines are the local summer dish in Málaga, the tourism capital

In southern Spain, Málaga province to be exact, Sardines are your summer meal. Locally know as ‘el Espeto’, these sardines are roasted on a stick on an old fishing boat. It may sound a bit silly, but they taste heavenly. This tradition has been in Málaga since Pheonician times, a good long time ago.
The meat […]

Gaudí's Barcelona and much more

There are so many things to do in Barcelona, a vibrant metropolitan and chic city. The best thing to do is stroll through the city’s streets by foot, for that way you really get to explore the city and get close to Gaudí’s famous modernist buildings. But before we explore the greatness of Antoni Gaudí, […]

Asturia's cider and the art of pouring it

Spain is known and famous for it’s red wines. Region of Asturias is renown for its cider and cider pouring. But Asturias is also land of many other landmarks and heritages. Apart from cider, Asturias is a region well-known for its green spaces. Spectacular natural ‘paradises’ and scenery with legendary sites such as Covadonga Lakes, […]

Chorizo & Co, Spanish sausages and charcuterie

Chorizo, the Spanish star of sausages, originates from Extremadura but is eaten and enjoyed all over Spain and all over the world. Sausage made from Iberian pork with great flavors, spices and fats. Today the chorizo that is world famous is red brick in color and comes in different flavors, some spicier than others, some […]

Córdoba’s colorful "Festival de los Patios" and cultural heritage

Córdoba, in Andalucia, is known for its ‘Feria de los Patios’ that takes place in May. Flowers, colours and aromas that brings the city of Córdoba to life. Because of the hot Mediterranean climate many houses in Andalucia are built with a central “patio” (courtyard). This is a custom that dates back to the Romans, […]