Monthly Archives: novembre 2016

Jamón Ibérico: Spain’s gastronomic gem

Going to Spain without trying jamón ibérico, is like going to the Maldives and not dipping your toes into the ocean. The subject of worldwide plates, gastronomy shows, souvenir wish lists and even films, Iberian cured ham rightly deserves a passport of its own. That being said, there’s nothing like savoring it in its native […]

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Santiago de Compostela: A different Spain

Santiago de Compostela is widely known as the final stop on an epic journey – the Way of Saint James pilgrimage route, which spans across the entire width of Spain. But Santiago is much more than the final resting place of Saint James; and the surrounding region of Galicia – with its strong Celtic ties […]

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Jewel in the crown: The Costa Brava’s Castell de Peralada festival

Music and theater lovers of all tastes will find something to sing to their senses at the Castell de Peralada festival.  Each summer, this month-long menagerie of live shows has transformed the picturesque town of La Peralada, in the Girona province into a vibrant global stage. From traditional to trendy, opera to popular, the festival […]

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The Feria de Abril: Southern Spain’s wildest party

They say you know that Spring has sprung in southern Spain when Seville’s Feria de Abril (April Fair) kicks off. This vibrant, traditional and highly colorful weeklong Spanish shindig draws visitors from near and far to eat, drink, dance and make merry each year. If you’re in town, you won’t be able to miss the […]

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Following the footsteps of Saint Teresa of Ávila

Spain has much to offer when it comes to religious tourism, and travellers don’t need to be religious to enjoy visiting the many cathedrals, mosques, shrines and holy sites. Following the Holy Route of Saint Teresa of Ávila is one way to see Spain from this enriching perspective, while also visiting some of the country’s […]

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