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Magical Mediterranean at Alicante

There’s always something mystical about the areas around the Mediterranean that fascinate me and many people around the world. Its wine, place, weather and the population living there always attract …

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Seductive Seville

After the hectic pace of Madrid and Barcelona, the charming seductive pace of life in the city of Seville was a welcome change. The fast train ride to Seville from …

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The Foods of Easter

In Spain, Easter is traditionally a time of feasting and celebration, Most people know about the festivities, the street parties and the processions which marks the Holy week, but another …

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The Bull Run!

It was hard to believe that we had finally arrived at the festival that we had heard so much about – the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona. We arrived …

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Adventures in Moorish Spain

Southern Spain in November can be great relief from the cold and wet in England. A cultural tour from Madrid to Toledo, to Cordoba, to Seville and to Granada enlightens …

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Muscling In On The Basques

The Scots toss their cabers, the Japanese sumo-wrestle, but to exercise mind and body, the Basques lift huge stones they find lying around their rugged and beautiful countryside. Or throw …

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The Jewel of the Balearics

In some lands, the history of the nation is preserved in stately museums, its relics and remnants preserved for posterity under glass and key. In other places, history consists of …

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Summer Heat in Barcelona

The Spanish summer is famous for being a time of ‘escape’. For some people, a Spanish summer is an escape from the drab routine of their everyday lives. They come …

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Tomate!!!

Some recommend goggles, others swear by a change of clothes, but nothing, nothing at all can prepare you for 120 tonnes of ripe, juicy tomatoes. Imagine six dump trucks full …

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Belle Epoque Barcelona

Barcelona is world famous as the home of architectural landmarks built from the period starting from the late 19th Century to the beginning of the First World War. Known as …

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What To Do In Barcelona

The first thing you should know is that Barcelona is known to everyone who loves her as Barca  (say it “Baa-Sa”).   1. Hoof it. Walk around! Barcelona is a …

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Going Red at La Tomatina

Every year it gets bigger, better – and redder. Only a few years ago, only about 10, 000 people would participate in this annual event. This year, around 30, 000 …

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Valencia – the New Spanish City

Valencia is the new Spanish city, quickly emerging from one of Europe’s best kept secrets to a full-flung all-encompassing destination where the spectrum of attractions is so wide that it’s …

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