Trendiest Cafes in Barcelona

Trendiest Cafes in Barcelona

If there is one European city except Paris where one shouldn’t miss the chance of indulging oneself with a fresh cup of coffee and  a piece of gossip while looking at the passersby, that is certainly Barcelona. Spain is famous for having invented the hot chocolate, but good quality coffee is just as popular in the Catalan city. And considering how chatty and in the same time open minded and sophisticated the true Barcelonans are, no wonder that Barcelona became famous for its cafes. You... [ read more ]

Most Beautiful Castles and Palaces in Spain

Most Beautiful Castles and Palaces in Spain

France might be regarded as the home of glamorous palaces and medieval castles, but its neighbour Spain is obviously a strong competitor when it comes to such impressive works of masonry. No matter in which part you Spain you’ll be travelling, you’ll sooner or later run into some 12th century wonder of a castle, silently watching over an equally old and picturesque little village. But the impenetrable stone fortresses are the not the only type of castle you will encounter of Spain: thi... [ read more ]

Top 5 Coolest Theme Parks in Spain

Top 5 Coolest Theme Parks in Spain

Spain is certainly among those places which people always remember with a big smile on their face: the cheerful people, almost always sunny weather and laid back atmosphere make a trip to Spain synonym with good time and fun. The discos, beaches and fiestas are usually the main ingredients in an unforgettable vacation, but there are plenty of other ways to have fun in Spain. Few people know this, but Spain actually has some of the biggest theme parks in Europe. With state of the art roller c... [ read more ]

Popular Leisure Time Activities in Spain

Popular Leisure Time Activities in Spain

A trip to Spain is always a great occasion to have some fun and make all worries seem less troublesome than a soap bubble. A trip to the beach and a night out in a fancy club would usually do it, but one shouldn’t go ahead imagining that partying and lying in the sun are the only ways in which a Spaniard can have fun. There are numerous other ways to have fun in Spain, which is why today I’ve decided to tell you a little bit about some popular leisure time activities in Spain: Walking ... [ read more ]

Top Five Ski Resorts in Spain

Top Five Ski Resorts in Spain

Praised for its beaches and Mediterranean climate, Spain is often underestimated as a possible ski destinations. The truth is, however, that Spain has some pretty nice ski resorts, some of which are situated in the southernmost, warmest part of the peninsula! Considering a ski trip to Spain as a possible alternative the classical Swiss Alps winter excursion can have multiple advantages: first and most, there might not be as many tourists; secondly, prices in Spain tend to be lower than in Fr... [ read more ]

The Salvador Dali Heritage in Spain

The Salvador Dali Heritage in Spain

  Seen by some as a mad genius, by other as one of a true visionary, Salvador Dali is, without any doubt, one of the great artists of the 20th century. Although his name is often associated with that of Pablo Picasso, Dali’s contemporary, friend and rival, the two artists have almost nothing in common in terms of artistic creation. Both Dali and Picasso were born in Spain; they both spend tome and Paris and enjoyed great popularity during their lifetime. We have so far dedicated a ... [ read more ]

Top Attractions around Granada

Top Attractions around Granada

One of Spain’s top tourist destinations, Granada is an absolute must for all those interested in the Spanish culture and history.  The Alhambra Palace, a true gem of Moorish architecture, is probably the most famous of Granada’s attractions. However, the city itself is a true open-air museum, with narrow streets, large squares and old churches at every step. In case you happen to have a few days to dedicate to this superb Andalusian city, try to explore it till the last corner, and you ... [ read more ]

A 5 Day Trip to Basque Country

A 5 Day Trip to Basque Country

Deciding to allocate 5 days for a tour of the Basque country might seem like an unwise thing to do, however you will soon realize that you’ll hardly get enough time to see everything there is to see in this fascinating region. The Basque country is an autonomous region within the Kingdom of Spain, however the history of the region is quite complicated and its inhabitants will seldom refer at themselves as Spaniards. Leaving historic and ethnic considerations apart, the Basque country reve... [ read more ]

Tips for Visiting Spain in Late Autumn

Tips for Visiting Spain in Late Autumn

If you are one of those tourists who would do anything in order to avoid the summer crowds, than taking a mid to late autumn vacation in what is generally regarded as a summer resort is the best way to ensure some peace of mind. With its Canary Islands enjoying an eternal spring and the mild, sunny autumns in the south, Spain is among the few European destinations that actually get better in autumn. Here are some great tips for visiting Spain in late autumn which I’m sure will help you pla... [ read more ]