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Granada City

by Lauren on Monday, February 25, 2013

Granada is situated at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The reason that Granada was first inhabited is because the mountain range made it easy to defend from behind. The water in Granada comes from the… more »

What is Your Favorite Spanish Flavor?

by Dilek on Thursday, February 21, 2013

Colorful Spanish FoodLife in Spain is passionate and entertaining; visitors to Spain would agree that there is never a dull moment. Spanish people are warm and inviting and their food is rich and delicious. The Spanish… more »

Tenerife Legends

by Lauren on Monday, February 18, 2013

Teide National ParkEstablished in the fifties, Teide National Park is the oldest parkland in Spain. It has been declared a World Heritage Site as well as one of the Twelve Treasures of Spain alongside The Great Mosque… more »

Valentines Day in Different Languages

by Lauren on Thursday, February 14, 2013

“When love is not madness, it is not love”(A love quote from Pedro Calderon de la Barca, a dramatist, poet and writer from the Spanish Golden Age)Valentine’s Day is an annual celebration that takes… more »

Food in Seville: Tapas!

by Lauren on Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Sevillanos Love Tapas!Seville is the capital of Andalucía, the 2nd largest autonomous community in Spain. Food is an intrinsic part of the Spanish culture and this is also true for the Sevillanos. Anyone that… more »

Where to See the Best Flamenco Shows in Spain

by Dilek on Friday, February 08, 2013

Flamenco is one of those typically Spanish traditions that visitors to Spain expect to see at some point during their trip. Flamenco is a genre of Spanish music which fuses song and dance with percussion instruments.… more »

Spanish Fiesta: Carnival in Cadiz

by Lauren on Monday, February 04, 2013

The Spanish city of Cadiz located on the Andalusiancoastline is quiet and serene for 50 weeks of the year. However, for 2 weeks in late February / early March Cadiz hosts one of the largest Carnival celebrations in the… more »

Valencia: An Increasingly Popular Destination

by Dilek on Thursday, January 31, 2013

Deciding where to go on holiday can be a struggle. However, in recent years, Spain has become one of the most popular holiday destinations for European tourists.Valencia has always been a tourist magnet, located on the… more »

Shopping in Barcelona

by Lauren on Tuesday, January 29, 2013

If you like shopping, you’ll love Barcelona!Barcelona is home to the longest shopping parade in the world. It stretches on and on for an impressive 5km! It starts at the top of the famous tree-lined Las Ramblas… more »

Barcelona: The Smartest City in Spain

by Dilek on Thursday, January 24, 2013

Barcelona, one of the most exciting cities in the world, has been ranked the smartest city in Spain and the 8th smartest city in the world. Smart cities are environmentally friendly and technologically… more »

Baroque and Renaissance Architecture in Salamanca

by Lauren on Monday, January 21, 2013

Plateresque + Escurialense = RenaissanceRenaissance architecture was swept into Spain from Italy. Renaissance styles comprise columns, simple shapes and symmetry. However, the Spanish like decoration and so didn't… more »

Paradores and Dream Holidays in Spain

by Dilek on Thursday, January 17, 2013

Spain is considered to be among the top summer holiday destinations; yet there is something we overlook when daydreaming about spending our holidays in Spanish cities – that something is… more »

Mansions and Monasteries in Salamanca

by Lauren on Monday, January 14, 2013

Christopher Columbus came to Salamanca: Famously, Christopher Columbus travelled to Salamanca after reading The Travels of Marco Polo. The13th-century travelogue led Columbusto believe that he could sail west from the… more »

Things To Know Before Coming to Spain

by Dilek on Thursday, January 10, 2013

If you have decided to study Spanish in Spain, beforeleaving on your trip you should keep a few facts in mind that might be useful during your stay.When planning your trip, check to see if you need to obtain a… more »

Spanish Winter Resorts New Year Offers

by Dilek on Friday, January 04, 2013

One of the best things about Spain is you can enjoy all kinds of sports, although generally the sea sports comes to mind, it is a good getaway spot for skiing as well.New Year and snow associate with each other that in… more »

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