Articles about Spain

The destination for study, the arts and relaxation
Whether you’re choosing a holiday, work or study location, why not consider Gran Canaria? One of the biggest Canary Islands, Gran Canaria is rich in history and a vibrant place to live as a student, professional or visiting tourist on a last minute holiday. With a climate that rarely drops below 66F (19°), you’ll find everything you  [...]
6 of Spain’s Best Discotecas
Spain is famous for its welcoming and vibrant nightlife, and among the many things to do and see after the sun sets in this picturesque country are its scores of fun and lively nightclubs, featuring dancing, cocktails and socializing into the wee hours of the night (or morning). Many international students attend Universities in Spain  [...]
El Greco
The city of Toledo, Spain, capital of the Autonomous Community of Castile-La Mancha, has a long and storied history that, according to historians, dates back to at least Roman times, perhaps even earlier.  During this long and impressive history, there have been many famous people who have called Toledo home, but perhaps none is more  [...]
Travel to Spain on your own, a practical guide
Do you wish to travel to Spain on your own but need a practical guide? If you need some assistance in deciding on a route, finding accommodations in Spain, hotels or other types of lodging; making arrangements for transportation such as car rentals, motor coach or by train; or you simply need to decide just  [...]
Medieval Faires in Spain
In Spain you will find throughout the yearmedieval faires,renaissance faires, or historical festivals in various cities. They usually include a medieval markets, parades, music, dance, and enactments of historic events. Here are a few of these events sorted month. Please visit the ones that best fit your interest, schedule and budget. January Dates: 5-10 January  [...]
Driving in Spain
Spain is the third most visited country on the planet. It’s no wonder considering the culture, tradition, historical sites, art, and beaches. People coming to Spain to visit need to travel around the entire country to get a glimpse of all Spain has to offer, from the beaches of Malaga to the history of Madrid  [...]
Travel in Spain
If you are preparing to travel to Spain and have questions regarding what to bring, money, health, food safety and issues alike, here is some information that will help you prepare: What to bring Comfortable cloths and shoes—new, nice looking jeans are fine; one dressy outfit; waterproof jacket; sweater; umbrella (in the fall); money belt  [...]
Sports in Spain
There are a variety of sports played and watched in Spain; football is perhaps the most popular. The top football league in Spain is called La Liga and it is on par with the English Premier League. Clubs like Real Madrid and Barcelona have a huge fan base across the world. Spain won the FIFA  [...]
Religion in Spain
When King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella ruled Spain in the 1400s and 1500s, they decreed that all Spaniards must become Roman Catholics. People who practiced other religions, such as Islam or Judaism, where forced to change religions. If they did not, they were killed or exiled from Spain. Today, almost 97 percent of Spain´s population  [...]
Climates of the Iberian Peninsula
In January, Spaniards can swim in the ocean around he Canary Islands, off the southern tip of Spain, while their friends ski on one of the country´s snowy mountains. The weather is dramatically different from region to region because of the varied landscape. Rain pours steadily on the northwestern coast, hot winds blow over the  [...]
A Glance on the Varying Climate of Spain
Mainland Spain is surrounded by mountain ranges and high plateaus. Alluvial plains are found on many coasts such as the Guadalquivir in Andalusia. The geographical location as well as the orographic conditions of Spain made its climate particularly diverse. Some regions can very cold during the winter and extremely hot in the summers. The climate  [...]
Gastronomy in Spain
Spain´s food is made with an interesting assortment of ingredients. Some ingredients are originally from Spain, while others were brought to the country by the different peoples who conquered it. Moors, for example, brought oranges, lemons, sugar and rice from their African homeland. Spanish explorers brought chocolate, potatoes, peppers, and tomatoes back with them from  [...]
Mason restaurants in Spanish and tapas of Spanish culture
Like all cities in Europe, Madrid has a number of restaurants offering huge varieties. Though Spanish food is pretty famous here, any kind of food can be found here! The popularity of restaurants is mainly due to fresh produces being transported to it easily and daily, directly to MercaMadrid, the central center for distribution. It  [...]
Late August Happenings in Spain at a Glance
It is still August and much of Spain continues on vacation, including millions of foreign visitors, our citizens, the royal family, the country’s government, and the president. This month should be hot and sluggish, but the weather and other frivolous circumstance don’t seem to cooperate. On the weather front, we’ve had a few cold days,  [...]
August in Spain a Vacation Month par Excellence
Are you thinking about a summer vacation in Spain? Is August your favorite month to get away and get some rest? If that is your preference, in Spain, you will not spend your vacation alone! Practically the entire country is on vacation that month. August in Spain is the vacation month par excellence! You will  [...]
A Flamenco Show at a Gypsy Cave of Sacromonte in Granada
Much though Flamenco has achieved recognition worldwide, it is actually one of the trivial Spanish traditions. Years of imbibing, mixing, molding as well as tuning certain features of the local Andalucían, Islamic, Sephardic, and gypsy conventions has led to the development of the Flamenco dance styles and also the music. The traditions belonging to the  [...]
Spanish Culture
The culture in Spain is very unique, the Spanish are very welcoming and the country is known for its exotic beaches and lots of sunshine. Spain is also called the land of bullfighting because bullfighting is a very popular sport in Spain. Spain is one of the culture centers of Europe and it has been  [...]
Spain’s Top 3 Cities
Spain is arguably the best European country when it comes to exotic cities, the Spanish Cities are beautiful with a rich heritage. Here are some of the best cities in Spain. Madrid: Madrid is the capital city of Spain and it also happens to be the largest city in the country, its diversity tends to  [...]