10 Best Spanish Festivals You Can’t Miss

Today Sonya shares some of the best Spanish festivals– I’ve only been to a couple, what about you? Everyone knows that Spain is synonymous with fun and fiestas, and it is true that this part of the Iberian Peninsula is home to some crazy Spanish festivals. From throwing tomatoes...
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An Insider’s Guide to Seafood in Spain

Forget sunny beaches and scorching summer temperatures, in Spain seafood is a Christmas food. With many types of shellfish in season in December and oodles of holiday recipes calling for prawns and fish, the fish mongers are stocked up this month. But what are they selling? Read on…
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Seville April Fair: Why it’s Not for Me!

Memories of Ferias Past Sometimes here in cosmopolitan Madrid I feel like I am living in a completely different country than only a few years ago, when I was happy residing in Seville, a mid-sized city in southern Spain. I especially feel the difference this week, when much of...
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An Introduction to Semana Santa in Seville

Although I am not a big fan of Seville’s world famous Holy Week (Semana Santa), I feel lucky to have lived there and to have experienced a Semana Santa in Seville . It is truly unlike anything I’ve ever seen before, and the passion among the people watching and...
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Trujillo: A Stroll Through Spain’s Most Romantic Village

Sometimes in our travels we are lucky enough to go somewhere without having digitally “been there” first. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy my favorite bloggers’ detailed descriptions of the exciting destinations I’ve yet to explore and could spend hours watching the videos on Matador, but, occasionally, it’s worth...
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