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Best places to visit in Spain

Best places to visit in Spain

Spain is one of the most popular traveler destinations in the world, and with good reason! This beautiful Mediterranean country that sits on the Iberian Peninsula offers diverse experiences, from lounging on the beach, to leisurely walks through the stunning countryside, to both historic and modern monuments built by famous Spanish architects and artists. Imagine Moorish buildings, Spanish Renaissance masterpieces, and quirky modern art, and Spain …

Santillana Spain

Santillana Spain

After killing an hour or so in the Cantabrian town of Comillas by seeing a house designed by Gaudí, we hopped back in the car to continue our Roommate Road Trip and drove a couple of minutes further east to Santillana del Mar, just inland from Spain’s northern coast. This village has a reputation of being el pueblo más bonito de España—“Spain’s the prettiest village”—so our hopes were high as we cruised around tree-lined country roads, passing among …

Beaches in Spain

Beaches in Spain

Start your journey with a few days in mainland Spain exploring Madrid and Barcelona, then venture to the country’s southern coast or Mediterranean isles for a few final days of relaxation surrounded by expanses of white sand and turquoise waters. Then call your boss and resign, because after seeing these spots, there’s no way you’ll want to come home. Playa de Aiguablava, Catalonia Getty Images Soft sand and clear, calm waters make Aiguablava the …

Best of Spain

Best of Spain

Chris: Hi, Adelina. Tell me again, you re from Spain. Where exactly from Spain are you? Ade: I come from the south, a region called Andalucia. Chris: As we say, Andalusia? Ade: Yes. Chris: Where is this, that s the south and then if you say south, everybody would think holiday, beach, staying up late, partying even. Ade: Yeah, they are right. We know how to enjoy life. And actually it s a very like I don t know, but people go to island for summer …

Ávila, Spain

Ávila, Spain

Academics Students can earn 6 credits during this summer program to Ávila, Spain. Course Information ISU faculty accompanies students and teaches Introduction to Spanish Linguistics (11:30-2pm, Classes meet five days a week MTWHF) Ávila faculty teach Lengua y Cultura (9-11 am, MTWTF). The Lengua y Cultura course also includes two extracurricular activities per week in the afternoons Courses articulate as SPA 214: Conversation and Culture in Spain …

Costa del Sol, Spain

Costa del Sol, Spain

Without doubt the Costa del Sol is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Stretching from Almeria to Tarifa, it caters for all tastes, ages and nationalities; with such a wide range of facilities and attractions, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Miles of sandy beaches, fantastic all year round warm climate and modern facilities keep tourists flocking back year after year to resorts such as Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola …

Spanish Food

Spanish Food

About Blog - Spain on a Fork is a cooking show that offers videos on how to cook really tasty Spanish food in a quick and easy way. Hosted by Albert Bevia. Frequency - about 3 posts per week 22 808 2, 147 1, 196 1, 732, 475 Madrid, Spain About Blog - What to do in Madrid at your disposal with MuchBites. From the best restaurants in Madrid in a heartbeat to hidden corners to have brunch in Madrid, all is right here. Let MuchBites guide you to restaurants …

Seville Spain attractions

Seville Spain attractions

1 Catedral de Sevilla Seville Cathedral is the largest Gothic cathedral in Christendom, unmatched in its impressive scale and abundance of art treasures. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this incomparable monument was constructed between 1402 and 1506 on the site of the town s principal mosque. The Giralda Tower was originally the minaret of the mosque built in the 12th century by Almohad Moorish rulers. This 93-meter-high tower of the cathedral …

Almeria Spain

Almeria Spain

The coast of Almeria is relatively unspoilt compared to its neighbouring Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca regions. The area incorporates over 200 kilometres of diverse and predominantly natural coastline; inland much of the landscape is arid and desert-like and is sparsely populated. Supposedly Almeria enjoys the most hours of sunshine and lowest rainfall in Europe. History The name Almeria derives from the Arabic occupation, originally Al-Mariyya …

current time Spain

current time Spain

Seville Time: What’s The Current Local Time In Spain? Below you will find the current time in Spain. Contrary to what it should be according to its geographical position, Spain has a 1-hour lead compared to its time zone peers (e.g. Portugal, Ireland, UK, Morocco). Spain’s Current Time Despite cities like Castellon and London are crossed by the Prime or Greenwich meridian, Castellon lives 1 hour ahead of London. After the conference hold in Washington …

Holiday rentals Costa del Sol Spain

Holiday rentals Costa del Sol Spain

The Costa del Sol was once synonymous with British holidaymakers taking a package holiday in Spain. Although British visitors to Spain now travel to a much wider range of destinations, this vibrant part of Andalucía is still popular for its sandy beaches, bustling resorts and beautiful Mediterranean climate. There are many, however, who do not fully appreciate how renting a holiday apartment or villa in the Costa del Sol can both save them money and …

Mallorca, Spain

Mallorca, Spain

The first time I visited the island of Mallorca in August 2010, for the first of many tours that I was to lead here, I was immediately enchanted by this amazing region. The city of Palma is vibrant and really elegant. It hosts the biggest marina of the Mediterranean Sea, the best-preserved medieval walls of any harbour city in Europe, sandy beaches, great restaurants and hotels, a labyrinth-like city centre and one of the most impressive cathedrals …

culture of Spain

culture of Spain

Learn more about Spanish culture. We will tell you more about Spanish customs, history, art, literature, society and much more. Spanish culture is widely known for Flamenco music and dance, bullfights, fantastic beaches and lots of sunshine. But what is Spain known for? It has much more to offer than that. It is - and has been for thousands of years, one of the cultural centers of Europe. Spain is different! , Spaniards use to say. They don t specify …

Bullfighting in Spain

Bullfighting in Spain

For the most part, the bullfighting season in Spain runs from April until September, with most major cities having one event a week (usually on a Sunday). However, there are also a number of bullfighting festivals throughout the season. These bullfighting festivals usually run for one or two weeks and have bullfights almost every day during the festival. The most famous bullfighting festival in Spain is, of course, the Pamplona Running of the Bulls …

Logroño, Spain

Logroño, Spain

No place is perfect. Sometimes the expat life is portrayed as a fairytale filled with and Spanish sunsets…and while there’s lots of that, there are also drawbacks. Writer Liz Carlson tells us how it is living in her adopted city, Logroño. By Liz Carlson When I tell people that I live in Logroño, , the most common reaction I get is a head tilt followed up with “Where?” Even Spaniards sometimes don’t know where exactly it is. Logroño is a small city …