Top Five Free Attractions in Barcelona

Top Five Free Attractions in Barcelona

Barcelona is certainly among Europe’s most visited and beautiful cities but not a very pocket-friendly one, as well. Actually, it is the increasing number of tourists which make Barcelona more and more expensive, but there is no reason to be scared as smart planning and a few inside tricks can help you budget your trip. Not to mention that Barcelona is still much more affordable than London or Amsterdam, for example. If you’ve got a craving for Barcelona’ bohemian cafes and proverbi... [ read more ]

Spain's Most Visited Attractions in 2011

Spain’s Most Visited Attractions in 2011

With unrivalled beaches, record hours of sun and a historic monument at every step, Spain is well up in the top most visited countries in the world. There are various reason why one would choose Spain as a holiday destination: the beaches and warm climate are some of the most popular, but nightlife and history are also among the major reasons attracting the tenths of millions tourists every year. However, not all Spanish attractions enjoy the same popularity among tourists: there are few ... [ read more ]

Best New Year's Eve Parties in Spain

Best New Year’s Eve Parties in Spain

Like almost everywhere in the world, the night between the years represents a very important moment and a good reason to celebrate in Spain. It’s usually a white night when people dress up, eat fancy food and party with their family and close friends. Noche Vieja, as it is best known in Spain, can be celebrated either in a club or restaurant or at home, in a more intimate atmosphere. If you are an expat in Spain or you are just curious to see how other people celebrate this holiday, you mi... [ read more ]

Short Guide to Visiting the Prado Museum in Madrid

Short Guide to Visiting the Prado Museum in Madrid

Needless to say, the Prado Museum is among the most visited attractions in Madrid. Whoever heard of Madrid has most probably heard of the Prado. This is Spain’s best known museum and it’s fain is only overshadowed by an actual visit. Take a look at this short guide to visiting the Prado museum in Madrid to learn all the essential information about location, timetable and what to visit: A Little Bit of History Constructed at the end of the 18th century at the order of King Carlos the 3r... [ read more ]

Traditional Spanish Christmas Food

Traditional Spanish Christmas Food

Spain is one of the countries where families and religion play very important roles, so Christmas and the winter holidays will usually find Spaniards gathered around a big Christmas dinner. Traditional Spanish Christmas food is usually very rich and sophisticated – a traditional dinner will consists in several courses, including appetizers and desserts. You have to keep in mind that this dinner is served late in the Christmas Eve evening, and can last for hours – it’s basically the mos... [ read more ]