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Category Archives: Festivals & Holidays
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...
By admin | Published: January 2, 2013
You won't see the mad Christmas commercialization in Spain today. Christmas is softer, kinder...
By admin | Published: December 25, 2012
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
By admin | Published: November 3, 2012
Spain's violent undertones are exemplified with it's passion for bullfighting...
By admin | Published: August 12, 2012
Wild, crazy festivals are all over Spain throughout the year, especially in summer...
By admin | Published: August 1, 2012
This crazy festival, The Running Of The Bulls, hit the tourist maps with Hemingway's, The Sun Also Rises...
By admin | Published: July 4, 2012
As one of the best known international festivals, Running Of The Bulls in Pamplona, is highly controversial. Spain does not break with tradition easily...
By admin | Published: July 3, 2012
Navarra, Spain stretches from the border with France and the Pyrenees....
By admin | Published: June 17, 2012
Bonfires blaze all night on plazas and beaches. Devils run with long poles spewing fire...
By admin | Published: June 2, 2012
The Scoop: Festival Events In Spain
By admin | Published: May 31, 2012
I love a good festival. After watching the video on the famous Batalla del Vino, I have decided...
By admin | Published: May 24, 2012
The Easter Rabbit does not hippety-hop down the bunny trail for people in Spain so the godparents tote the load...
By admin | Published: April 8, 2012
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...
By admin | Published: February 28, 2012
The devout gather along with those who haven't stepped into a church in years to view processions...
By admin | Published: February 27, 2012
In October, the work crews in cities all over Spain start hanging the swooping Christmas lights and putting up trees. The Scoopettes...
By admin | Published: December 22, 2011