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Spanish Almonds

by Tyson on Friday, January 17, 2014

Spain is something of a nutty country; besides long-standing traditions of chestnut and hazelnut growing, almonds have been an important crop here for over 1,000 years.Spain is the world’s second largest producer… more »

The Tradition of the Three Kings in Spain

by Tyson on Friday, January 03, 2014

On January 5th, many cities and towns across Spain, Latin America, and other parts of the world host parades featuring 3 special figures: Kings Gaspar, Melchior and Baltasar. Much like Santa’s yearly gift giving… more »

Spanish Food - more than Paella

by Abigail on Thursday, December 26, 2013

Spanish CookingAlthough easy to name the globally-renowned paella, chorizo and chocolate con churros touristfood favorites, visitors are often pleasantly surprised upon arriving on Spanish soil to discover that these… more »

The Turron Museum in Xixona

by Matthew on Friday, December 20, 2013

Spanish Christmas DessertsTurrón Museum is an institution that seeks to preserve the heritage of the production of turrón (a type of nougat candy) and marzipan – both of which are highlights during… more »

Toledo Marzipan - A Spanish Christmas Classic

by Matthew on Thursday, December 12, 2013

P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { }A Traditional Spanish SweetMazapán de Toledo is a traditional sweet eaten at Christmas time all over Spain. It is made of fine dough, raw almonds that have been peeled and… more »

Christmas Shopping in Spain

by Matthew on Thursday, December 05, 2013

Christmas shopping in Spain offers many opportunities this period. Whatever it is exactly that you want, there’s something for you. From the well-known metropolises of Madrid and Barcelona to a small Christmas… more »

Spanish Cinema

by Matthew on Thursday, November 28, 2013

P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; direction: ltr; widows: 2; orphans: 2; }Spanish cinema has existed for over 115 years, since the end of the nineteenth century. It now has one of the most considerable influences in the film… more »

Barcelona Travel Guide

by Matthew on Thursday, November 21, 2013

On the eastern coast of Spain lies one of the world’s most lively cities: Barcelona. Pay a visit to this coastal metropolis and you’re sure to be mesmerized by all it has to offer: stunning paintings in one… more »

Madrid - History of the Capital of Spain

by Matthew on Thursday, November 14, 2013

Madrid HistoryMadrid, the capital of Spain, has existed since the period of Muslim rule over the Iberian Peninsula, and long before it was made the seat of government. Located right in the heart of Spain, it has been… more »

Places to go in Tenerife

by Phoebe on Thursday, November 07, 2013

The largest of the Canary IslandsTenerife is composed of 786 square miles and has a population of 665,000. It’s warm climate, attractive architecture and scenic location makes it a considerable allure for… more »

Granada: The Sports Capital of Spain

by Phoebe on Thursday, October 31, 2013

Having hosted the 1982 FIFA World Cup and the 1992 Summer Olympics, as well as boasting some of sport’s best competitors, such as tennis superstar Rafael Nadal and the renowned Barcelona FC, Spain not only has a… more »

5 Good Reasons to Taste Salamanca

by Phoebe on Friday, October 25, 2013

The geographical diversity of Salamanca’s landscapes means the cuisine varies between delicacies which originate in the highlands and those from areas of meadow and pasture. Despite this, Salamancan cuisine… more »

Barcelona: Food

by Imogen on Thursday, October 17, 2013

Barcelona is one of those cities where you can find any cuisine that you fancy. It has a fascinating gastronomic culture due to its location near the Mediterranean, as well as influences from other parts of the world.… more »

Barcelona Nightlife

by Imogen on Thursday, October 10, 2013

Things to do in BarcelonaBarcelona is one of the best party destinations in Europe. So whatever you’re looking for from a night out, you can be pretty sure Barcelona has what you’re looking for; it’s… more »

Madrid Shopping

by Imogen on Thursday, October 03, 2013

Fashion in SpainMadrid is one of the best cities in Europe for shopping, yet as with everywhere, where to go depends on your budget, and what sort of style you are looking for. Here’s an overview of the different… more »

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