Category Archives: Festivals & Holidays

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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Christmas Is Softer In Spain

You won't see the mad Christmas commercialization in Spain today. Christmas is softer, kinder...
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Day Of The Dead In Spain

But what Spain does celebrate, is Dia de Todos Los Santos, or All Saint's Day, celebrated on November 1st. Traditionally this day, where most businesses are shut down and people have the day off of work, is for friends and families to visit the graves of their loved ones who have passed away
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The Scoop: Events In Spain for July 2012

What's on for July across Spain? The Scoopettes dish the best of this month's events...
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Celebrating in Santiago de Compostela – Spanish Summer Festivals

Head to Galicia, to mystical Santiago de Compostela at the end of July for this festival...
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Photo Scoop (no. 14): Wild San Juan Festival

Bonfires blaze all night on plazas and beaches. Devils run with long poles spewing fire...
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The Scoop: Events in Spain – June, 2012

The Scoop: Festival Events In Spain
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Chocolate Has Risen – Easter Info About Spain

The Easter Rabbit does not hippety-hop down the bunny trail for people in Spain so the godparents tote the load...
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Spanish Music this Spring – Festival Do Norte 2012 – Galicia

Ready to rock? Check out Festival del Norte this spring 2012...
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Photo Scoop Of The Month (no. 4) – Christmas Traditions In Spain

In October, the work crews in cities all over Spain start hanging the swooping Christmas lights and putting up trees. The Scoopettes...
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To The Lottery Gods: My Promise To You

But wait Lotto God, do not think for a minute that I would be lazy, and give up work if I won the booty. No sir! I'm the original workaholic thanks to my...
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10 Differences – Celebrating Thanksgiving In Spain

Yes, we celebrate Thanksgiving in Spain. The reason we have not written about Thanksgiving sooner is because we are celebrating on the Saturday after Thanksgiving...
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