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Festivals in Spain

Festivals in Spain

No doubt many of you are planning a summer holiday away in the guaranteed sun, and similarly, a good chunk of you are probably settling on Spain. Wise choice. Not just because it s full of culture, from art to food, and a charm that s incredibly infectious, but because it s absolutely drenched in music festivals. I ve been given the impossible task of trying to pick out just ten. Apologies in advance. So, while I run off and hide, let s begin our …

people from Spain

people from Spain

Why did you want to work in Spain? I had a job, and we went to a congress in Barcelona. That was my first time in Barcelona and I thought this city’s so awesome, I could live and work here. After that I visited Mallorca and Ibiza and I said, “OK, I love Spain.” After that some things changed in my personal life so I decided I needed some adventure — go abroad and live where you don’t know anyone. In order to do that I need a job so let’s first find …

bilbao Spain

bilbao Spain

Sports events and activities within easy reach It is also easy to practise sports in Bilbao. The city s bike lane is constantly growing and is already nearly 30 kilometres long. Swimming pools, gyms and golf are other options, without forgetting running or walking round its streets and parks. Sports events are another leisure option for visitors, with high-level football, basketball, cycling, rugby, sailing races, surfing, athletics… And, of course …

Best Food in Spain

Best Food in Spain

It would be impossible to list all the tasty foods from the rich Spanish food culture – but here are at least 10 top Spanish foods you have to try. Spanish food is often recognised as one of the top cuisines in the world, and some traditional Spanish dishes and recipes date hundreds of years. Food has become as integral to Spain as its rich and tumultuous history, with each region of Spain – once a collection of numerous, distinct kingdoms – boasting …

San sebastian Spain

San sebastian Spain

We have put together a hand selected list of the most important things to do and see in San Sebastian. Everything from eating pintxos in the old town to walking by la Concha Beach promenade – if it deals with San Sebastian tourism, we’ve got you covered. The highest concentration of bars in the world. Old Town of San Sebastian Constitution Square in the Old Town The Old Town of San Sebastián is known for having the highest concentration of bars in …

Best place to vacation in Spain

Best place to vacation in Spain

From bustling Barcelona to majestic Madrid and sunny Seville, Spain’s best-known cities are among the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, but the country also boasts a broad array of beautiful cities and towns that most travelers never see. While Spain’s diverse landscapes lend each city its own picturesque ambience, it’s the country’s long history that differentiates one town from another. Cities that had their heyday during the Spanish …

Running of the bulls Spain

Running of the bulls Spain

San Fermin The festival of San Fermín, or the Running of the Bulls as it’s more commonly known outside Spain, officially begins at midday on 6th July every year with the ‘Chupinazo’ which takes place on the balcony of the Casa Consistorial in Pamplona. Thousands of people congregate in the square awaiting the mayor’s official announcement that the fiestas have begun, a rocket is launched and the partying begins. History of the Running of the Bulls …

fun things to do in Spain

fun things to do in Spain

Besides the astonishing architectural heritage and the relaxing natural beauty, what makes the portrait of Spain genuine is the bustling flea market at El Rastro in Madrid, the frenzied nightlife scene of Barrio del Carmen in Valencia, the intrinsic fear of the Pamplona Bull Running, the sheer fun of Buñol’s La Tomatina festival, the week-long joy in La Feria de Sevilla of the flamenco, the pleasure from tapas and wine, the constant fiestas and siestas …

Spanish Desserts

Spanish Desserts

Breakfast and Merienda But Spanish sweet treats do not restrict themselves to desserts. The long, slender, crisp fritters known as churros are irresistible treats that never appear on a dessert menu., but are eaten for breakfast all over Spain. Majorcan ensaimadas, fluffy pastry coils that are sometimes plain and sometimes filled with preserves or cream, are also enjoyed as the first meal of the day. Both the fritters and the pastries are eaten for …

Spanish climate

Spanish climate

Climate change affects all regions around the world and its impacts are expected to intensify in the coming decades. The consequences derived from climate change are wide-ranging: melting ice and rising seas, extreme weather, shifting rainfall, risks for human health, risks for wildlife and costs for society and economy among other things. Through data gathered by citizens, the Spanish Demo Case aims to demonstrate how climate change affects nature …

Benidorm, Spain

Benidorm, Spain

In the centre of the La Marina Baixa region, is the popular Spanish resort of Benidorm, one of the main tourist destinations along the Costa Blanca. Its excellent beaches, wide variety of accommodation, restaurants and many recreational activities means it’s a hit with tourists from all over Spain and Northern Europe. Benidorm offers endless possibilities: from taking a walk along the promenade, swimming in the crystal clear waters, water sports …

spain consulate nyc

spain consulate nyc

150 E 58th St Fl 30 New York, NY 10155 (212) 355-4080 Best visa interview experience ever! 40mins from when I walked into the Consulate to when I got my passport back. Strongly recommended for anyone who needs a visa to go to Europe, a much easier process than applying for a visa at the Italy/French Consulate in New York City. I got there at 8:45, was called at 8:50 to be interviewed, and was called again when the visa was ready. Walked out with a …

Cruises from Barcelona, Spain

Cruises from Barcelona, Spain

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Spanish Cities

Spanish Cities

Spain is magical on its own and if you’ve never been to Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia or any of the smaller cities, you are missing out. Not only does Spain have some of the friendliest people you’ll meet – it also has the relaxed and romantic atmosphere as you walk through the centuries-old streets. We’ve asked the locals of Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia, Granada, Sevilla and Bilbao to share their favorite romantic neighbourhood and place of the city …

spain airports

spain airports

In this guide we may refer to locations as landside and airside . Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security. If you are an economy class traveller, you can enter these lounges at Madrid Barajas airport either by purchasing a lounge pass or through a membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more …