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When Conquistadors came in the 1400s they found the Stone Age society typical of all the islands, a people thought...
By admin | Published: November 8, 2014
La Gomera is a tiny Spanish island in the Atlantic. We know it's beautiful, but what's the food like?
By admin | Published: February 11, 2014
Photo Friday, where are these lights? ...
By admin | Published: December 6, 2013
How to tip in bars and restaurants in Spain.
By admin | Published: May 14, 2013
Lauren Linzer, our guest expert from the Canary Islands, loves Lanzarote Island. She is now...
By admin | Published: December 4, 2012
Beach time is here! With over 5,000 miles of shore lines, you have room to spread your towel...
By admin | Published: July 6, 2012
Traveling in Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, or Seville and want to take a gift back to Aunt Millie...
By admin | Published: May 17, 2012
Life is short and must be lived to the fullest. Here's my list of things to see, do, learn, experience in SPAIN!
By admin | Published: April 27, 2012
Bridges beckon. I love to walk several bridges to see the city from a different view...
By admin | Published: April 20, 2012
Lauren Linzer, our guest writer and expert from Madrid, lived in Las Palmas in the Canary Islands. We are lucky to...
By admin | Published: March 29, 2012
Not only for partying, Lanzarote Island also nurtures the muse. You can be in the midst of touristville or...
By admin | Published: March 26, 2012
Over 3000 years have passed since the eruption of the Monte de Corona volcano on Lanzarote, one of the Canary Islands. That eruption bored out a lava tunnel to the sea, and, indeed, continued under the sea bed for some distance. The tunnel is about 6 km. long, and is claimed as one of the longest lava tunnels in the world. They won’t stick their necks out, and say it’s the longest, but a considerable amount still remains to be explored.
By admin | Published: February 9, 2012
While February is viewed by many as a dreary month in Europe, in sunny Spain there’s plenty to celebrate. Here’s what The Scoop likes this month: Calçots: Green onions dipped in romesco sauce, eating Calçots is a tradition, a meal, a hell of a good time. A seasonal food in Catalonia, do not miss Calçot […]
By admin | Published: February 1, 2012
Spain has 11 islands scattered around it in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. All of them are heavenly destinations for sunny vacations, but which is right for you? Depends on what you're after.
By admin | Published: December 20, 2011