Category Archives: Festivals & Holidays

True Manhood By Dodging Turnips – Move Over Viagra

In snow laden streets, men are chased by turnip throwing demons...
3 Comments Also posted in Destinations, MADRID & CENTRAL | Tagged , , , , , , , , , |

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...
3 Comments Also posted in BARCELONA & EAST, BILBAO & NORTH, Festivals & Holidays, Festivals & Holidays, Festivals & Holidays, Festivals & Holidays, MADRID & CENTRAL, SANTIAGO & WEST, SEVILLE & SOUTH | Tagged , , , , , , |

Santa, No Sleigh – Christmas Traditions In Spain

Santas slip into modern Spain with little fanfare. Few Santas or elves... Santa Delivering Presents
2 Comments Also posted in MADRID & CENTRAL | Tagged , , , , , , , , , |

An Unsettling Tradition: Impressions of My First Bullfight

Some say it's art, others say it's just plain cruel. Shawn from Madrid offers a view on bullfighting....
8 Comments Also posted in Entertainment, MADRID & CENTRAL |

Toast Your Grapes: New Year’s Eve Madrid Style

As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, many of us will be kissing our sweetie...
8 Comments Also posted in MADRID & CENTRAL | Tagged , , , , |