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Ronda city Spain

Ronda city Spain

Ronda sits in the heart of the Serrania de Ronda, about 100kms from the city of Malaga and with a population of approximately 35, inhabitants. Surrounded by lush river valleys and sitting above a deep ravine, it is a place that literally takes your breath away when seeing it. Anyone who has been lucky enough to visit Ronda will understand its appeal. It is one of the most beautiful and visited cities in Spain (the third most visited city in Andalucia) …

Alicante, Spain

Alicante, Spain

A holiday in Alicante affords access to stunning beaches, as well as the opportunity to enjoy a great many sites relating to the history and culture of Spain. Add to this the likelihood of fabulous weather conditions and fitting everything in to your schedule may be one of your biggest problems. Sun, sea and sand are the principal reasons why a great many people will visit Alicante. Playa del Postiguet is the main beach in the heart of the resort …

Port of Spain airport

Port of Spain airport

With info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services.and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you! Coldest airport in the world I have ever been to. Other than that, not a bad experience. - gowest Airport Overview To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Piarco Airport. What …

Places in Spain

Places in Spain

The capital city of the Galicia region in northwestern Spain, Santiago de Compostela is famous as the final destination of the traditional pilgrimage known as Camino de Santiago. This pilgrimage is important to many Christians because it is believed that Santiago de Compostela is where St. James, an Apostle of Jesus Christ, is buried. Today, the city attracts thousands of visitors every year for both its religious tradition and history. The arriving …

Bodies of water in Spain

Bodies of water in Spain

Spain boasts some of Europe s most scenic coastlines. (Photo: Images ) Related Articles Spain occupies some 85 percent of the Iberian Peninsula, which it shares with Portugal, and is sandwiched between two massive water bodies: the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Spain is believed to have more than 500 lakes and 1, 800 rivers, the majority of which flow into the Atlantic, as well as nearly all of Europe’s saline steppe wetlands. While Spain …

Pictures of Spain

Pictures of Spain

The Catalunya region of Spain is so diverse. From the architecture of Gaudi to the beauty of the Pyrenees it seems to have it all. I wanted to capture the beauty of Catalunya Spain in photos and put them all together in one photo story. We had the chance to experience so many great moments and witness some incredible landscapes. Catalunya is a place that surprised me so much that I want to encourage everyone to visit if they get a chance. So please …

Sierra Nevada, Spain

Sierra Nevada, Spain

If you’re busy making travel plans for the year to come, can I suggest you plan a south Spain roadtrip to Sierra Navada, Frigiliana and Cabo De Gata? I’m sure, much like mine, your list overfloweth, but in the event you have time a road trip around the south of Spain is worth it. Many of you will know that last year in October I was lucky enough to spend 2 weeks in the south of Spain, visiting the main cities of Cordoba, Granada and Seville, as well …

Estepona, Spain

Estepona, Spain

Estepona is one of the most popular destinations for both tourists and foreign residents alike on the Costa del Sol, yet even today it still manages to retain it’s old Andalusian charm. Located at the western end of the Costa del Sol at the foot of the Sierra Bermeja mountains. Estepona’s cobbled narrow streets, fishing port, Spanish cafes and bars spilling out higgledy piggledy on the pavements, and the quaint shops and bodegas, all combine with …

Pamplona, Spain

Pamplona, Spain

Mention Pamplona and people think bulls –and Hemingway. But the Pamplona we come to know in a few hours is so much more. We arrived on a Saturday around noon and left the bus near the beautiful ayuntamiento, the 17th century Town Hall of Pamplona. From there we strolled to the Plaza del Castillo, the heart of the old town. This huge square, once the site of a 14th century castle, today is encircled by benches, bike racks, and carefully pruned trees …

Colors of Spain

Colors of Spain

Planning on traveling to Spain? Make sure you keep it classy. Fashion in Spain is a big deal and there are a vast array of clothing styles and trends to keep up with. However, generally speaking, everyday typical clothing in Spain is conservative. Spaniards have deep roots in the Roman Catholic Church, after all. After the Spanish converted their entire country to Catholicism, they continued to spread the religion through other Spanish-discovered …

South of Spain

South of Spain

Sunburnt and happy in Nerja When people think of traditional Spain, they tend to imagine the bright blue skies and the white hilltop villages that embody southern Spain. Girls twirling around in fluffy flamenco dresses while drinking sangria and hot manly boys dramatically fighting 1lb bulls, that was certainly what I thought as soon as I found I would be moving to Córdoba for a year. However, Andalusia, the culturally rich and historic area in southern …

Christmas in Spain

Christmas in Spain

Moving to Spain as an auxiliare, an au pair or even just for work, often means you’ll most likely have to get used to several Spanish traditions, including Christmas. Here’s what you need to know about Christmas in Spain – it’s celebrated a little bit differently than what you know. How people celebrate Christmas in Spain? Interesting read: First of all – Spaniards don’t have a Santa Claus. Apparently, the climate change just doesn’t suit him and …