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Places to see in Spain: La Valle de las Batuecas

by Lauren on Monday, December 31, 2012

The Valle de las Batuecas is a deep valley surrounded by mountains and forestland which the crystal waters of the River Batuecas flow through. This spectacular corner of the earth remained uninhabited for quite some… more »

5 Public Squares to See in Spain at Christmas

by Dilek on Friday, December 28, 2012

Christmas and New Year’s Eve are important events for Spaniards that they celebrate with great enthusiasm and joy. While Christmas in Spain is family gathering event around dinner table, New Year’s Eve… more »

Christmas Traditions in Spain

by Kimberly on Thursday, December 27, 2012

There are a few interesting customs that make Navidad in Spain so unique, and keep the merriment going in between the religious celebrations that make up this holiday season. Spanish Christmas traditions… more »

La Alberca - village in the province of Salamanca

by Lauren on Monday, December 24, 2012

La Alberca is a village in the province of Salamanca. Itis so called due to the fact that the village used to be inhabited by “los Moros” and berca is a Moorish word meaning lake. It is possible to say that… more »

Spanish Towns Built on the Edge

by Dilek on Thursday, December 20, 2012

Have you ever felt living on the edge? Not metaphorically speaking it is for real! Living in a house hanging on a cliff or high rocks might sound scary and unbelievable but there are some Spanish towns that make it… more »

Places to visit in Spain: Bejar

by Lauren on Monday, December 17, 2012

The town of Béjar gets its name from the Spanish word “Abeja” meaning bumble bee. There is an organized bike ride called “5 Abejas” that takes place in Béjar and last year the town… more »

What Spain has to offer

by Dilek on Thursday, December 13, 2012

Spain is a well known country for its traditions, music, flamenco, being a pioneer in football, delicious tapas, outstanding olive oil and many more. Spain alone itself stands out as a brand and clearly be indentified… more »

Cities in Spain: Ciudad Rodrigo

by Lauren on Monday, December 10, 2012

Ciudad Rodrigo is situated on the banks of the Águeda River at the foot of a mountain range. The Spanish city was first populated by a tribe called the “Vetones” and then, 400 years later, by the… more »

Summertime Christmas in Argentina

by Dilek on Friday, December 07, 2012

Christmas (la Navidad) is celebrated with Catholic traditions in Argentina considering it is a country of immigrants came from Europe; it is also possible to see the traces of Italian, German and other characteristics… more »

A Guide to Salamanca City

by Lauren on Monday, December 03, 2012

The beautiful city of Salamanca is situated in reach of the capital city of Madrid. If you are flying to Madrid airport, you can either catch the train or book a coach. The journey lasts just under 3 hours with either… more »

Sweet Fifteen Celebration in Latin American Countries

by Dilek on Thursday, November 29, 2012

Leaving the childhood and becoming a woman is an important phase and Latin American countries have a tradition to celebrate it which is called quinceañera (quince años). The word refers to the girl who… more »

The capital of Spain by Night: Madrid Nightlife

by Lauren on Monday, November 26, 2012

Madrid by night - some people say that Madrid is “the city that never sleeps”. It’s true that the Spanish are more likely to stay outside eating and drinking into the small hours than any other… more »

Understanding Spaniards and Spanish Customs

by Dilek on Thursday, November 22, 2012

Like every country, Spain also has its own traditions and customs. Here are some tips that will help you learn Spanish culture and make your life easier during your visit.Siesta: It is a common tradition in most of the… more »

What to see in Madrid: Gran Via, Plaza de Cibeles and Plaza Espana

by Lauren on Monday, November 19, 2012

Gran ViaThe Gran Via in Madrid is mostly occupied by shops – Zara and Mango as well as many other big-name Spanish brands can be found there. There is also a great selection of bars and restaurants surrounding… more »

Senderismo: Spanish Healthy Lifestyle

by Dilek on Thursday, November 15, 2012

Spaniards love to walk whenever they have the chance, maybe that’s the reason why they are always fit and healthy. Senderismo can be considered to be the major element of healthy life style in Spain besides… more »

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