Autumn Traditions and Holidays in Spain

Autumn Traditions and Holidays in Spain

Autumn in Spain is not as feared as in the Northern European states, where heavy rains and cold weather are often generating true epidemics of melancholia. In Spain, however, autumn is more like a slow and gradual cooling of the torrid summer. The ever present sun and warm temperatures make Spanish autumns particularly enjoyable and call for as much outdoor parties and celebrations as possible. Tourists curious to learn about autumn traditions and holidays in Spain will be delighted to learn tha... [ read more ]

Top Historic Attractions in Spain

Top Historic Attractions in Spain

Famous for its beaches, fiestas and good-humored inhabitants, Spain is also a fabulous destination when it comes to history and monuments. Many European regard Spain as the ultimate beach holiday destination, but in fact the history or art buff might find this country just as appealing as clubbers or party goers. And since the party goer’s curiosity has so far been by a few posts about nightlife in Spain’s major cities, I thought I should dedicate this next post to the top historic attractio... [ read more ]

Where to Eat the Best Tapas in Spain

Where to Eat the Best Tapas in Spain

Tapas represent one of the great inventions of the Spanish culture. Tourists are generally crazy about this type of snack, which is why it’s essential for any traveler to know where to eat the best tapas in Spain. But before starting to enumerate these much sought-for locations, there are few things you should know about tapas. Even though tapas came to designate a certain type of bar/eatery, you should know that the world ‘tapas’ actually refers to the little sandwiches and cold snacks w... [ read more ]

Budget Traveling to Madrid

Budget Traveling to Madrid

The problem with budget traveling is that you always go home regretting that you haven’t done such or so thing just because you were too careful with your money. Seeing great places on a small budget is a great accomplishment, but it can also have its disadvantages: there are many guilty little pleasures you have to abstain from when on a small budget. One great way to make sure that you’ll have enough money when traveling is to find a really cheap way of getting there. Which is why tod... [ read more ]

Barcelona Clubbing Tips

Barcelona Clubbing Tips

With millions of visitors per year and a natural predisposition for music and playing, Barcelona shows a great potential for partying. Don’t make the mistake to believe that with Ibiza, Benidorm and Madrid as its main clubbing destination, Spain doesn’t have room for one more sensational party capital. Barcelona’s nightlife has few competitors around Europe and its clubbing scene, especially in terms of DJ and electro music, attracts a very numerous and eclectic crowd. The following Barce... [ read more ]

Best Beaches in Ibiza

Best Beaches in Ibiza

I have always found it fascinating how Ibiza came to represent the ultimate party destination in Europe. So far, no European capital or resort has managed to challenge Ibiza’s top rank. Thinking about the reasons behind Ibiza’s long lasting supremacy, the first thing that comes to my mind is the superb setting of the island. Where else but in the middle of this care-free Mediterranean setting, with its superb beaches and azure waters could electro music geniuses and fans come together? Ibiz... [ read more ]

Scenic Routes in Northern Spain

Scenic Routes in Northern Spain

The Northern part of Spain is likely the most generous in terms of landscapes and geographic variety. It’s a region of amazing diversity, where castles, mountains, gorges and beautiful beaches create an ever changing landscape. Those planning an adventurous road trip and willing to do some hiking should definitely head for this part of Spain. If not for the sake of its incredible nature, than at least for visiting some charming historic towns like Oviedo or Santander. There are numerous po... [ read more ]

Some Unusual Spanish Habits and Customs

Some Unusual Spanish Habits and Customs

Don’t get me wrong: when speaking of some unusual Spanish habits and customs, I don’t mean that Spain has the weirdest traditions and you’ll have a hard time understanding the Spanish culture. But it comes without saying that each nationality and culture has its own and unique customs that define it add make it stand out among other countries. Therefore, a trip to Spain might reveal some very interesting habits and practices to a foreign tourists (especially one which is not accustomed wit... [ read more ]

A Live Music Guide to Barcelona

A Live Music Guide to Barcelona

We all know that Barcelona is popular with partygoers, but this doesn’t make it less of an ideal destination for music lovers as well. Actually, when it comes to live music, Barcelona excels at every chapter: here one can find both the underground bands playing contemporary Spanish rock and the virtuoso jazz musicians engaged in a jam session. In addition to the numerous jazz clubs and live music establishments, in Barcelona you will also find some of the best flamenco groups, as well as inter... [ read more ]

Favorite Attractions near Seville

Favorite Attractions near Seville

As one of the major cultural hubs in Spain, Seville displays a unique architecture and is the annual hosts of numerous cultural and religious manifestations, culminating with the world-famous 'Semana Santa' parade. Located in the hot and exotic Andalusia, Seville is one of those beautiful historic Spanish cities which have learned how to reconcile the values of Catholicism with the minarets and mosques left behind by the Moors. On top of its numerous monuments and historic attractions Seville o... [ read more ]