Spain is the country of the siesta, regular life in Spain moves at a slow pace until late. I ti possible for many travelers to become frustrated at the limited shop hours and seemingly laid back lifestyle. But it’s this Spanish perspective : move slowly, enjoy yourself, eat well, and relax, which gives the country its well deserved character. Spain is a beautiful, interesting, and dynamic country, and we aim to show you the many place you can discover when you travel to Spain.
From sleepy fishing villages, mountain walks and quiet beaches to world-class vineyards, near-ancient cathedrals and look-at-me contemporary architecture, the charms of northern Spain are wonderfully diverse. In fact, with so much variety on offer, it […]
By Gijs van Hensbergen, Art historian. first visited Barcelona in the Sixties. Franco was still alive. On the Avenida Generalissimo Franco, an elegant white suited policeman with matching gloves and a gleaming pith helmet orchestrated the […]
Reaching out into the closest point to Africa, the southernmost point in Europe and the sea, Tarifa is one of the coastal towns with the greatest tourist attractions, having become a bona fide Mecca for […]
1. Catedral de Burgos: A UNESCO World Heritage Site At the foot of Burgos’ castle hill stands the UNESCO-listed Cathedral of Burgos, a masterpiece of Spanish Gothic architecture. The profusion of sculptural decoration and […]
Some of the most distinctive geographical features are the Mountains of Spain. They are so widespread that Richard Ford, the famous 19th-century English traveler called Spain’s topography “almost one mountain.” After Switzerland, Spain is the […]
From Taylor Follett…. A fellow traveler in Barcelona revealed to me that Barcelona was probably his favorite capital city. I was confused: I know the capital of Spain is Madrid, and I was in Spain, […]
Centrally located on Spain’s Mediterranean coast is the city of Alicante, which has been an important sea port for many centuries. The city offers a range of activities and various centres around towns such as […]