Monthly Archives: February 2018

León: Gastronomic Capital 2018

The city of León, capital of the Castilla y León province, became the Gastronomic Capital of Spain on January 1, 2018. The city’s slogan ‘Manjar de Reyes’ (Food of Kings), recognizes the city’s historic connection with the Catholic monarchs Fernando de Aragón and Isabel de Castilla. No one can deny that the regional cuisine is […]

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Churros y chocolate: warming up the winter in Spain

The traditional Spanish treat of ‘churros y chocolate’ is the perfect way to warm up during the cold winter months. Churros are similar to a fried doughnut, but long and thin and dusted in sugar – with an addictively crunchy and chewy texture. They are very popular and abundantly available, sold on the street in […]

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Spain: A perfect ski destination

Many visitors to Spain head straight to the coast, overlooking the fact that Spain is Europe’s second most mountainous country. This, combined with long hours of sunshine in the winter and great entertainment and after-ski activities, makes it a dream destination for a ski trip. There are many spectacular ski resorts in Spain, but here […]

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