Popular Spanish Easter Traditions

Popular Spanish Easter Traditions

As I think we have tried to point out in several occasions on this blog, religion and especially Easter plays a very important part in Spanish culture. The Carnival Santa Cruz de Tenerife preceding the Easter Lent and the Holly Week (Semana Santa) are two of the biggest public manifestations (if not the very biggest) in Spain. But as not all tourists will have a chance to attend any of these popular celebrations  - you might be visiting a friend in another part of Spain, for example, or jus... [ read more ]

Most Unusual Museums in Spain

Most Unusual Museums in Spain

Spain is second to none when it comes to getting the finest beaches and prime historic monuments in one single vacation pack. But in addition to being the perfect mix between a fun and an educational vacation (and thus a great family destination) Spain also features some less common attractions for the less conventional tourists. Thus, thrill and oddity seekers will find not only some really weird festivals, but also some of the most unusual museums in Spain. Here are just a few: Bandolero ... [ read more ]