Best Contemporary Art Museums and Galleries in Spain

Best Contemporary Art Museums and Galleries in Spain

For so many reasons, Spain is one of the best European destinations for cultural and historic trips. Century-old churches, art museums and medieval castles are just a few of Spain's cultural assets which are popular with tourists. But in addition to these long-established attractions, Spain is also a great place to learn about modern art. So if getting up to date with the trendiest Spanish artists and latest tendencies is what you are interested in, here's a brief description of the very ... [ read more ]

Scenic Biking Routes in Spain

Scenic Biking Routes in Spain

There are few better ways to enjoy Spain's beautiful countryside and amazing landscapes than going on a cycling trip. The warm climate gives you several months each year during which you can explore Spain's beauties from one end to another. And because Spain is such a wide country with a great diversity of attraction, you can plan your route according to your interests: countryside landscapers, mountain biking, cultural heritage etc. Check out these fabulous scenic biking routes in Spain ... [ read more ]

Guide to Cheap Transport Around Barcelona

Guide to Cheap Transport Around Barcelona

One of the unwritten rules of traveling says that the more popular a city, the bigger the prices that tourists are expected to pay. If this is true, than we should expect Barcelona, one of the most visited European cities, to be quite expensive. Which is not necessarily true. I mean, yeah, Barcelona can be quite pricey, but it also has a very budget-friendly side - which you can easily take advantage of if you know a few tricks. This is why I believe my guide to cheap transport around Barcel... [ read more ]

Top Five Cathedrals in Spain

Top Five Cathedrals in Spain

History-rich Spain is a prime destination when it comes to sacred places and religious manifestations. Traditions are well preserved in Spain, where one can walk the most famous pilgrimage route in Europe (Camino de Santiago) or attend century old ceremonies such as Semana Santa in Sevilla. Also, Spain has managed to preserve many of its medieval cathedrals, some of which represent true works of art. Other such constructions, as the case with Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, are just few decade... [ read more ]

Interesting Facts and Figures about the Carnival in Tenerife

Interesting Facts and Figures about the Carnival in Tenerife

The Carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife is only rivaled in size by the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.  But name any other aspect - the extravagance of the costumes, the beauty of the carnival queens, the general noise level - and it will be hard to tell the difference. Which is not to say that Spain's major carnival (and Europe's biggest) does not have its specific traditions. Each carnival is unique, and the one in the Canaries is no exception. Here are some interesting facts and figures about... [ read more ]

Guide to High Street Shopping in Madrid

Guide to High Street Shopping in Madrid

As one of Europe's biggest and most visited cities, Madrid is a reputable fashion capital and a great shopping destination. Madrid is also said to be less expensive than Paris or London, and in the same time its proverbial night life makes it appealing for party-loving shoppers, too. Those interested in shopping in Madrid will be delighted to find out that most of the city's big fashion retailers and boutiques are clustered around a few major, centrally located streets. This guide to high... [ read more ]