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 […]

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

fallas Valencia fire 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 […]

Gaudí's Barcelona and much more

Barcelona Gaudi casa Milá

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, […]

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

Patios Cordoba

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, […]

Andalucia, land of exotic fruits, tapas, flamenco and much more

Feria de Sevilla Festival

Entitled as the “land of the light”, Andalucia’s twelve months of sun a year is a reality. Known for its beautiful landscapes and near idyllic beaches, Andalucia is also home to exotic fruits, the origins of tapas culture and flamenco, and much much more. Many of you may know or have heard of Costa del […]

Tapas culture, how and where to experience it

Tapeo Tapas Spain

Tapas bar crawl in any Spanish town will satisfy any traveler’s desire in adventure and hunger. It’s all part of the ‘Spain experience’, sharing both food and chatter, with many welcomes from locals and smiles combined. Many describe ‘Tapas’ as what Spain is all about. Standing whilst eating and drinking is a foreign concept to […]

Pamplona, come to the city of the San Fermín bull chase

San Fermin

Every July, the famous San Fermín festival takes place in Pamplona, located in the province of Navarra. It is in the honor of the patron saint of the city that this bull frenzy is based upon. Amerinca Nobel Prize winner and novelist Ernest Hemingway describes that there was “the sound of a rocket exploding that […]

How Spaniards celebrate Valentines Day

Romantic Holidays

Valentines day is an international celebration, all in the name of love. Spain has been named one of the most romantic destinations in the world. Valentines day is as big of a celebration in Spain as it is elsewhere. It is normal for many to forget the true purpose of this festive day, but nevertheless […]

Santa Cruz, Tenerife's Capital: where to Go & what to See

Puerto de la Cruz

Tenerife was an extremely popular destination in the 80’s and is still very well-known today. However, statistically, in the last few years, Tenerife has not had as many visits as one may think. An island with exotic parks and chic restaurants, quirky and sleek architecture and very interesting museums and galleries — you would think […]

Semana Santa, Spain’s most prestigious (and religious) party celebration

Holy Week

Spanish Semana Santa, Holy Week, is a religious public festival. In difference to Holy Weeks in central Europe, with strict reflection and fasting, Spain celebrates the reawakening of nature after winter, a story originating from the Christian story of the Resurrection — combined they have developed into artistic spectacles; processions and celebrations in the streets […]