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Food Festival: A Plate of Ham On A Sunday Afternoon

Spain always surprises, this time with a ham festival in...
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Rare Wine Lovers – Drink It Up On Tenerife Island

Wine is rarely shipped from the Canary Islands...
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No Car Needed (no. 8): Barcelona To Flower Festival In Romantic Sitges

Chalk drawings on the streets start the party weekend celebrating the Corpus Christi Festival in romantic...
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Easter In Córdoba – Hold The Eggs, Put On The Hood

Robes mended, gold crosses polished, and thousands of tall candles ready for the flame - all to be cranked up for Easter...
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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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Photo Friday: Where In Spain Is This?

Photo Friday: Where In Spain Is This?
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Killing The Andalucian Nights

Huge festivals rock all over Spain. Bigger isn't always better as our guest expert, Robin Graham...
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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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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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The Scoop: Events in Spain – June, 2012

The Scoop: Festival Events In Spain
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No Car Needed (no. 5): Madrid To 5 Fab Festivals In Córdoba

Flowers, flowers and flowers. Cordoba is my kind of city. Festivals in Cordoba, a two hour train ride by...
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Sherry, Horses, and Polka Dots in Jerez

Elegant Andalucian horses, music, and swirling polka dot dresses fill the dusty streets of Jerez...
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Photo Scoop (no. 11): Barcelona Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate Earth Day, April 21-22 in Barcelona's largest park, Park Ciutadella. Dozens of vendors sell...
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Polka Dots And Peinetas: 7 Tips For Seville’s April Fair

Not only is Spain about food, festivals, and fun but about color. Cat Gaa, our local expert in Seville, gives excellent tips on...
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