Monthly Archives: enero 2016

Calçotadas in Catalonia: Warm up with a winter tradition

The Catalonian countryside has so much to offer visitors: everything from rolling green hills, to snow-capped mountain peaks, to seemingly endless vineyards waving in the breeze. Charming masias (rural homes built of stone that often date back centuries) dot the landscapes and, in the winter, billows of fragrant smoke escape from the chimneys. They look […]

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San Sebastian… European Capital of Culture 2016

San Sebastian (or Donostia in the local Basque language) is an attractive little city on a stunning piece of the Cantabrian shore, with a reputation for having the best cuisine in all of Spain. It has long been visited by sun-seekers and foodies, but 2016 marks a new era for the charming Basque city, as […]

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A Holiday Fit for Kings

Live it up like a local on January 5th and 6th with Spain’s Reyes Magos celebrations If you’re travelling in Spain in early January, you’re in for a real treat. The Spanish Christmas tradition of Los Reyes Magos – The Three Kings’ Celebrations – sees gifts, parades and cheer shower the streets of all towns […]

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