10 things to do in Gibraltar

Having been under the British rule since 1704, Gibraltar has a history of Moorish, Arab and Spanish origin. A destination close and visible from the famous holiday destination that is the Costa del Sol, and at even closer reach to Costa de la Luz. From many known southern Spanish holiday destinations Gibraltar is only a […]

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 […]

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. […]

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, […]

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, […]

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

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 […]

Spanish wines and regions and how Spain got to Nº1 Wine Producer in the World

First time ever, in 2013, Spain was named the Nº1 Wine Producer in the World.
 With a production mass of 50,5 millions of hectoliters, a staggering 41% more than in previous years, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Spanish Wine Market Observatory. Beat famous wine producers France and Italy to first place, Spain’s vine harvest […]

Don Quijote de la Mancha

The story tells about Don Quijote, who’s real name was Alonso Quijano, a member of minor nobility from the village in La Mancha. This is a story, a satire of medieval romances, based around the fictional character of “Don Quijote”, a decidedly human hero and the many aspects of life of that time and age: […]

La Siesta, Spain’s key to happiness and well-being

Statistics say the ideal nap should be between 10-20 minutes. Siestas in Spain can take unto 2 hours, a tradition introduced centuries ago when farmers slept away during the hottest part of the day, thus working longer into the evening. It was a price they were prepared to pay, working in the heat was very […]