Category Archives: Festivals & Holidays

The Feria de Abril: A Step by Step Guide to Preparing for Seville’s Biggest Fête

Are you ready to party like a local at Seville's biggest bash?...
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Food Festival: A Plate of Ham On A Sunday Afternoon

Spain always surprises, this time with a ham festival in...
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Celebrating Christmas and New Year’s in Spain

What's it like to spend Christmas and the Epiphany Day in Seville, Spain? Cat Gaa fills us in...
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Life And Art In The Genal Valley

Art Festival in Genal Valley, Genalguacil...
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Pass the ‘Pavo’: Celebrating Thanksgiving in Seville

One expat writer celebrates Thanksgiving in Spain.
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Semana Santa In Seville, Spain

Local scoop on how you can experience Semana Santa in Seville....
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Easter In Córdoba – Hold The Eggs, Put On The Hood

Robes mended, gold crosses polished, and thousands of tall candles ready for the flame - all to be cranked up for Easter...
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Celebrating The Epiphany In Spain

I am of the belief that Spanish children may be among some of the luckiest in the world. Why? Well, because not only do they get to celebrate...
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A Local Twist On Christmas – Tarifa

The Spanish love a good party in any shape or form. Part of the Christmas celebration...
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Hammin’ It Up at the Ham Festival of Aracena

A trip to the Aracena ham festival this October!
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Killing The Andalucian Nights

Huge festivals rock all over Spain. Bigger isn't always better as our guest expert, Robin Graham...
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Bullfighting: A Writer’s Dilemma

Bullfighting is common in many parts of Spain, stirring many strong sentiments for and against...
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No Car Needed (no. 5): Madrid To 5 Fab Festivals In Córdoba

Flowers, flowers and flowers. Cordoba is my kind of city. Festivals in Cordoba, a two hour train ride by...
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Photo Scoop (no. 12): The Horse Fair in Jerez de la Frontera – May 2012

The Horse Fair in Jerez de la Frontera is one of the top festivals in Spain. Color, sherry, music and horses are the main draw!
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Sherry, Horses, and Polka Dots in Jerez

Elegant Andalucian horses, music, and swirling polka dot dresses fill the dusty streets of Jerez...
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