Tips for Planning a Romantic Madrid Escape

Tips for Planning a Romantic Madrid Escape

A romantic weekend in Madrid can be the perfect gift for that very special person in you life. Madrid might not be generally regarded as a romantic city (not to the same extent as Paris, anyway), yet there is indeed a very romantic side of it waiting to be explored. This is why in today's post we have complied a few tips for planning a romantic Madrid escape. Being romantic in Madrid is not difficult when you have chosen the perfect hotel, made reservation to the best restaurants and made... [ 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 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 ]

Autumn Traditions and Holidays in Spain

Autumn Traditions and Holidays in Spain

Autumn in Spain is not as feared as in the Northern European states, where heavy rains and cold weather are often generating true epidemics of melancholia. In Spain, however, autumn is more like a slow and gradual cooling of the torrid summer. The ever present sun and warm temperatures make Spanish autumns particularly enjoyable and call for as much outdoor parties and celebrations as possible. Tourists curious to learn about autumn traditions and holidays in Spain will be delighted to learn tha... [ read more ]

Some Unusual Spanish Habits and Customs

Some Unusual Spanish Habits and Customs

Don’t get me wrong: when speaking of some unusual Spanish habits and customs, I don’t mean that Spain has the weirdest traditions and you’ll have a hard time understanding the Spanish culture. But it comes without saying that each nationality and culture has its own and unique customs that define it add make it stand out among other countries. Therefore, a trip to Spain might reveal some very interesting habits and practices to a foreign tourists (especially one which is not accustomed wit... [ read more ]