Popular winter events in Barcelona

Popular winter events in Barcelona

Christmas might be gone but the winter of 2012-2013 is not over, and there are still many events and festivities to attend. Barcelona becomes a very eventful city during winter - not that it is less so in summer, quite the contrary. Its numerous events and manifestations are just another reason to visit the Catalan city in winter. In the light of Christmas decorations, the historic streets of Barcelona create a dreamy winter atmosphere. So waste no time, book your Barcelona vacation and get ... [ read more ]

Budget travel in Ibiza

Budget travel in Ibiza

The ultramarine waters of secluded little coves, the lively beaches and the perpetual crowds of 24h party people seem emblematic for the island of Ibiza. This beautiful Mediterranean island has become the ultimate summer destination for European students and youngsters: its hype parties and picturesque beaches have long gained international fame. But how affordable is the party capital of Europe for the pocket of the average student? Well, I would dare saying that budget travel in Ibiza is i... [ read more ]

Interesting facts and figures about Spanish football

Interesting facts and figures about Spanish football

There are few other countries where football is more popular and more widely appreciated by people of all ages than Spain. This Iberian country has also climbed the ladder of fame all the way up, with its national team and major football clubs gaining the most important competitions in the latest years. So no matter what the purpose of your visit, you are very likely to encounter some very passionate football supporters during your trip to Spain and maybe run into some street parties - as yo... [ read more ]

Best Christmas Markets in Spain

Best Christmas Markets in Spain

Spain is often regarded as a country with strong Christian traditions and foreigners who has the chance to live there for a while have probably discovered that there is truth in this apparent stereotype. Numerous medieval religious traditions have been preserved in Spain, and they continue to be attended by large crowds. One of these traditions, which is not necessarily specific to Spain, but nevertheless enjoys plenty of popularity, is the tradition of Christmas markets. Even if you are not... [ read more ]