Fascinating Fascinators

Spanish girls weddings

Spanish Fascinators or Tocados de Boda are a Must at Andalusian Weddings I had the pleasure of seeing my brother-in-law get married last weekend in gorgeous El Puerto de Santa María, Cadiz. In true Andalusian wedding fashion, one of the best parts of the event were the … [Read more...]

Sleeping in Spain: Fun & Alternative Options to Hotels

Vacation rental Spain

You've bought your airline tickets and have started to plan your itinerary, booking tours and researching restaurants. But one thing is missing-- where are you going to stay? Most people start planning a Spain vacation by looking for a nice hotel that meets their budget, but this … [Read more...]

La Cabalgata de Los Reyes Magos: A Spanish Holiday Parade

An Expat's Notes on Watching the Three King's Parade in Spain Source I should have known that a parade in Spain would be no ordinary event. I had heard stories about La Cabalgata-- rumors of old men fighting off small children to snag hard candies, of Spaniards tastelessly … [Read more...]

El Puerto de Santa María– Andalusia’s Hidden Gem

visiting El Puerto de Santa Maria

Not every girl is lucky enough to marry a guy whose hometown is a gorgeous, historic beach city. Luckily, I was. El Puerto de Santa María, Ale's hometown, is located in the region (AKA autonomous community) of Andalucía and in the province of Cadiz. When I first arrived here … [Read more...]