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You’ll want to visit the places you’ll be reading about in Spain Destinations. They’re every bit as charming and irresistible as the writers say! Besides, you won’t have any problems getting there; they’ll tell you how.

SPECTACULAR SANLUCAR DE BARRAMEDA, “SPANISH CAPITAL OF GASTRONOMY” FOR 2022!

SPECTACULAR SANLUCAR DE BARRAMEDA, “SPANISH CAPITAL OF GASTRONOMY” FOR 2022! »

8 Dec, 2021
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Sanlúcar was chosen by INFUR the new Spanish Capital of Gastronomy for 2022, turning the charming city of Cadiz into the leading gastronomical platform in Spain for next year. The beauty of the city and its rich delicacies were not the only reasons for its selection, as the year 2022 will mark the celebration of the Fifth Centenary of the First Circumnavigation of the Globe by Magellan and Elcano. Who can ask for more?

BELENES: WHAT MAKES CHRISTMAS TRULY NAVIDAD!

BELENES: WHAT MAKES CHRISTMAS TRULY NAVIDAD! »

1 Dec, 2021
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In the Spain of the post-Franco era, secularism has been steadily gaining ground. One might say, at an alarming rate. Then why, despite the steady waning of Catholicism, are the belenes (Nativity scenes) still profoundly popular in Spain? Read on and find out!

BLACK-TO-BLACK SALE: AN INVITE TO THE FREEDOM TO SPLURGE

BLACK-TO-BLACK SALE: AN INVITE TO THE FREEDOM TO SPLURGE »

26 Nov, 2021
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Black Friday is no longer a “day”. It has been extended to at least a few days. Many Spanish retailers are announcing that they’ll be on “Black” till the 28th which is the Sunday that closes the week of Black Friday. The longer Black Friday lasts, the better for the establishments that have suffered from the brutal lockdowns. Whether or not the shoppers’ billfolds could stand the extension is another matter altogether.

WEEKEND IN  SALAMANCA

WEEKEND IN  SALAMANCA »

4 Nov, 2021
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If the province of Cáceres preserves the architecture and atmosphere of medieval Spain, Salamanca is the keeper of Renaissance Spain. Ancient even as Spanish cities go, the city, ideal for a weekend visit from Madrid, was of importance as early as 222 B.C.

TODOS LOS SANTOS: Lights in the Graveyard

TODOS LOS SANTOS: Lights in the Graveyard »

24 Oct, 2021
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All Saints Day, the big day of the dead on 1 November, is festive-solemn as only the Spaniards can make it.

THE CHILDLIKE MAGIC OF JOAN MIRÓ

THE CHILDLIKE MAGIC OF JOAN MIRÓ »

20 Oct, 2021
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Miró: "I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music"

THE VANQUISHED VIRUS GIVES WAY TO THE RE-DAWNING OF THE OLD NORMAL

THE VANQUISHED VIRUS GIVES WAY TO THE RE-DAWNING OF THE OLD NORMAL »

4 Oct, 2021
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Many are acting as though the pandemic is now behind us. The attitude is infectious! The old, but most especially the young, are letting off steam in a typically Spanish way: laughter in the bars’ terraces, in the parks, the plazas. . . The sound of the joy of being alive. The signs of the returning old times.

HIT THE ROAD TO THE PYRENEES — IV:  NOW ANDORRA!

HIT THE ROAD TO THE PYRENEES — IV: NOW ANDORRA! »

15 Aug, 2021
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"Time was running short and Andorra was still on our schedule. Travelers in Spain often dash to the seacoast without stopping inside the peninsula to explore and even less to go to the Pyrenees during the summer. Perhaps the Pyrenees are not the ideal place to collect postcards of exotic villages or to be able to show off photos to like-minded friends. But for us it was an ideal vacation, and we remember the people, landscape and food with gusto."

HIT THE ROAD TO THE PYRENEES — III: Go from Olite to Jaca

HIT THE ROAD TO THE PYRENEES — III: Go from Olite to Jaca »

14 Aug, 2021
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Breathtaking views: peaks and valleys, castles and paradors, wildlife and national parks, lakes and waterfalls, AND patés! A proper paradise!

HIT THE ROAD TO THE PYRENEES — II: Go to Jaca-Ordesa

HIT THE ROAD TO THE PYRENEES — II: Go to Jaca-Ordesa »

13 Aug, 2021
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Valley of Tena * Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park * Jaca * Cariñena wine * Medieval monasteries * Wildlife * Mountain trails * Hotels * Paradors * Camping facilities