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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What’s Good For The Goose Isn’t Always Good

Spain's violent undertones are exemplified with it's passion for bullfighting...
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The Scoop: Events in Spain, August 2012

Wild, crazy festivals are all over Spain throughout the year, especially in summer...
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Running Of The Bulls: I Was There (Part 2)

This crazy festival, The Running Of The Bulls, hit the tourist maps with Hemingway's, The Sun Also Rises...
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Running Of The Bulls: I Was There (Part 1)

As one of the best known international festivals, Running Of The Bulls in Pamplona, is highly controversial. Spain does not break with tradition easily...
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Witch Caves of Zugarramurdi – Road-Tripping in Navarra

Navarra, Spain stretches from the border with France and the Pyrenees....
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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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Wild Wine Festival Plus 3 Tips To Save Your Sanity

I love a good festival. After watching the video on the famous Batalla del Vino, I have decided...
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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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Pamplona Without The Bull

Running of the bulls? Is there more to Pamplona than this crazy, macho festival? Liz Carlson, our guest writer and expert in Northern Spain knows...
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Spanish Spring Fling – Festivals in Spain March 2012

The devout gather along with those who haven't stepped into a church in years to view processions...
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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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