4 top museums to visit in Málaga

  Málaga, a city with many museums where one can admire, learn and appreciate art. Here is a short guide to the top 4 museums we personally like to visit (there are many more) and some short information about each. Picasso Museum and Casa Natal de Picasso If you don’t already know, the creative genius […]

Mezquita de Córdoba – The Great Mosque of Córdoba

La Mezquita de Córdoba (the Great Mosque of Córdoba) is a prime example of Moorish architecture at it’s best. It is a historical monument of brillianty developed architecture. Nowadays it is no longer used as a Mosque but a Catholic Cathedral. But let’s rewind a little bit and tell you more about Córdoba’s great Mosque… […]

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, […]

Asturia's cider and the art of pouring it

Cider Asturias

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

Chaniceria

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

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, […]

Don Quijote de la Mancha

Don Quijote Wind Mills

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

Siesta

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 […]

Jerez’s Flamenco Festival

The world’s leading Flamenco festival is back in town! Starting on the 20th February all the way through to 7th March, come and enjoy some colorful and soulful performances by world famous flamenco artists; dancers, guitarists and singers. It is fact that Jerez de la Frontera, Andalucia, was where the vibrant art of Flamenco all […]