Top Five Biggest Nightclubs in Spain

Top Five Biggest Nightclubs in Spain

Summer might be over but not for the ever sunny and welcoming beach resorts in Southern Spain. In places like Ibiza, Benidorm or Malaga you can get at least one more month of summer bliss. The weather stays warm and the sea will be perfect for swimming. And even though many youngsters will have fled home in time for the beginning of the school year, the famous clubs on the Spanish seaside will throw just as many parties! So enjoy the last days of summer with these top five biggest nightcl... [ read more ]

Popular Country Fairs in Spain

Popular Country Fairs in Spain

The countryside of Spain can be just as exciting as its celebrated cities and famous beaches - actually, maybe even more so, considering their unique charm. One well-known thing about the Spanish villages is that many of them are quite picturesque, with cobbled, narrow streets, old churches or monasteries and a history that goes far back in the Early Middle Ages, or even Antiquity. Many of these villages also have some very interesting traditions and festivals, many of which are religious; h... [ read more ]

Famous Filming Locations in Barcelona

Famous Filming Locations in Barcelona

Ever wondered what two cities like Barcelona and Paris have in common? Well, in addition to being some of the most visited cities in Europe and even the world, they are also some of the most sought-after filming locations. Its amazing architecture, its distinct atmosphere and its lovely beaches have turned Barcelona into a very romantic destination, so no wonder many film directors prefer it as a location for their movies. In case you are planning a visit to Barcelona and are also a movie lo... [ read more ]

Best water sports destinations in Spain

Best water sports destinations in Spain

Water sports fans shouldn’t avoid Spain just because it seems like the place where you just lay in the sun after a crazy fiesta night. Actually, exactly because of its beaches and numerous beach resorts, Spain is a great place to try out windsurfing, boating, scuba diving or many other water-related sports and activities. Also, one has to take into consideration that Spain, probably more than any other European country, has the great advantage of offering some all year round beach resorts ... [ read more ]

Most beautiful Madrid cathedrals

Most beautiful Madrid cathedrals

A favourite destination with partygoers, shoppers and art lovers from all corners of the world, Madrid is only rivalled by Barcelona in terms of historic monuments. But the reality is that it is hard to compare the two cities: they each have their own charm, and even though Madrid lacks the works or Antoni Gaudi or the Sagrada Familia, it still has plenty of remarkable buildings and churches. As a proof ofthis, in today’s post I will describe some of the most beautiful Madrid cathedrals: ... [ read more ]

Scenic Hiking Trails in Northern Spain

Scenic Hiking Trails in Northern Spain

Hiking might not be the first activity you envision when thinking about Spain, but the reality is that Spain is a big country with very diverse nature and therefore plenty of places that hikers can explore. Spain has several mountainous areas but the Northern Spain with the Pyrenees is probably the most spectacular. The following scenic hiking trails in Northern Spain are well-known among Spanish hikers (and not only) and represent a great starting point for anyone interested to explore ... [ 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 ]

Where to eat the best seafood in Spain

Where to eat the best seafood in Spain

You may or may not be a seafood fan, but whatever the case, you should know that seafood in Spain is almost unavoidable. Spaniards have long developed a taste for cod, tuna, mussels and prawns, which can be found everywhere, from a buzzing farmers market to a trendy tapas bar. But no matter how popular seafood based dishes are in Spain, you always face uncertainty as a tourist. Knowing where to eat the best seafood in Spain will save you precious time and let you savour the best of the Spani... [ read more ]

Traditional Spanish Sweets

Traditional Spanish Sweets

Famous for its snacks (tapas), tasty sea food dishes and full bodied red wines, Spanish cuisine also includes some delicious and very original sweets. Traditional Spanish sweets are less famous than the Spanish paella or sangria, but they are certainly among those very pleasant revelations that one usually experiences when visiting a new country. In other words, if you never heard of the following desserts, doesn’t mean they aren’t just as wonderful as other dishes in the Spanish cuisine... [ read more ]

Gothic Architecture Masterpieces in Spain

Gothic Architecture Masterpieces in Spain

When speaking of the gothic style and Spain, the first thing that usually comes in most people’s mind is Barcelona (and its very famous district Bari Gothic). But remarkable samples of gothic architecture can be found everywhere in Spain, for the big cities to the picturesque little villages. Not to mention that Spanish architects and masons from Middle Ages have developed their own version of the Gothic style, simply called ‘Spanish Gothic’. So if you ever travel to Spain with the tho... [ read more ]