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Meringue War, Vilanova i La Geltrú Festivals in Spain

5 Best Food Fight Festivals in Spain

Many people have heard of the world famous La Tomatina festivals in Spain where you throw tomatoes on each other, but few know that it’s far from the only food battle festival in the country. Spain is simply the king of food wars, with celebrations throughout the year using everything from grapes to flour and […]

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Top Things To Do In Lanzarote

Top Things To Do In Lanzarote

Lanzarote is a beautiful volcanic island off the coast of western Africa, belonging to Spain – it’s known as the island of eternal spring thanks to its year-round mild climates, which is also one of the reasons people love to go there. But there is much more to Lanzarote than great weather. Here are some of […]

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Tenerife’s Forgotten Past: Pirates, Battles & Castles

Tenerife’s Forgotten Past: Pirates, Battles & Castles

Today, Tenerife is a firm favourite with package holidaying makers – its promise of sun, sea, cheap beer and quality fry ups makes it an alluring destination for Brits wanting to escape – but in its not so distant past, Tenerife was far from the holiday camp it now is. Delve into the island’s murky past […]

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A Guide To Levada Walking In Madeira

A Guide To Levada Walking In Madeira

Madeira is a fantastic choice for an active getaway, especially if you love walking – the isle is famed for its levadas – irrigation channels that supply water to the often precariously-placed farms and villages that cling to the sides of the mountains or line the lower ground by the seashore. As well as having this […]

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Great Food To Try In Menorca

Menorca cuisine is a blend of classic Spanish dishes and foods absorbed through two thousand years of international influence. So there’s certainly no shortage of great food to try in Menorca, and while real home cooking has reduced in popularity in response to busier lifestyles, in recent years efforts have been made to reintroduce more traditional […]

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How To Do Malaga On A Budget

Malaga is a large city in the southern Spanish region of Andalucia and capital of the Malaga Province – the largest city on the Costa del Sol, Malaga offers beaches, hiking, architectural sites, art museums, excellent shopping and cuisine, which can turn into a very expensive vacation if you are not prepared. So, firstly make sure […]

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Top Things To Do In Madrid, Spain

Things To Do In Madrid, Spain – Madrid is a vibrant city with huge contrasts and diversity; 17th century buildings line up along cobble stoned lanes, next to sky scrapers and wide shopping boulevards, the bullfight traditions live on together with gay pride festivals. The list of things to do in Madrid is endless, but we’ll try […]

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Introducing Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca is a great place to visit in Spain – for those who are learning or want to learn Spanish, Spain is the natural choice, whether just for a visit or to live, but instead of opting for the typical cities such as Barcelona and Madrid, why not go to a city like Salamanca? There you can […]

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Barcelona Spain Why You Must Visit VIDEO

Barcelona Spain Why You Must Visit VIDEO

Barcelona is for most people THE PLACE to visit – shopping, sun, partying – Barcelona really has everything. We both have been there before, and it was great to come back and see everything from a different perspective a few years later. Barcelona vs. Madrid – Which Do You Prefer? We’re in Barcelona now, and we’re going to check […]

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How To Avoid Suntans And Beer Cans In Tenerife

Did you know that Tenerife is one of the Canary Islands?  I didn’t. Mind you, I didn’t even know where the Canary Islands were before I spent two glorious weeks there last summer, and neither did I know that Tenerife is an island, not a city. Inevitably, my learning curve was steep. Tenerife is famous, […]

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