“I would sooner be a foreigner in Spain than in most countries. How easy it is to make friends in Spain!”
– George Orwell
The beautiful country of Spain is known for many things–the Flamenco, siestas, wine, olive oil (did you know that Spain is the largest producer?), Pablo Picasso and many more beautifully unique and simple things.
Travel Spain to unlock it’s beauty and charm and experience walk the streets of its iconic cities and historic towns through the stories below. Take a vicarious exploration of Spain’s history, striking landscapes and stunning cityscapes.
Travel Spain to taste the vibrant flavors of the cuisine that will have your palette dancing and craving more as you uncover the best things that Spain has to offer.
When travelers dream of Spain, most think about wandering down cobblestone alleys, listening to the Spanish guitar, and drinking wine under the shadows of a towering medieval cathedral. However, it’s a mistake to think of Europe only in terms of its beautiful cities and centuries of human history. There is … Read more Read moreSpain Conservation
One hundred miles off the coast of the Southern coast of Morocco lies The Canary Islands. These eight one-of-a-kind islands will charm you so much that you might start searching for early retirement options on your flight back. Read moreSpain Food & Drink History
The air hangs heavy with moisture. The illusion of stillness is the prelude before the story unfolds. Frowns appear in the sky. 2,000 years ago, the dramatic sky would have convinced the inhabitants of God’s wrath. Redundant chimneys of the slate-roofed houses stand as remnants of the past, but they … Read more Read moreSpain Architecture History The Arts
The proud capital of Spain’s Basque region, Bilbao, is a place where culture, history, and mouthwatering gastronomy surround you. Their storied history and decades spent fighting to retain their unique culture have shaped it to be the one-of-a-kind city it is today. Read moreSpain Insights History
Strolling through the southern Spanish city of Sevilla on a sunny early spring day, the sweet smells of orange blossoms surround you as they waft through the air. These fragrant fruit trees flourish in the cobble-stoned streets and bring color to the beautiful Royal Alcázar of Seville. Read moreSpain Religious Travel History
Where can you wake up in the morning to the pitter-patter of raindrops falling onto the lush, green mountainside while the bagpipes play in the distance? Scotland seems the obvious answer, but if you trade the kilts and haggis for jamón (ham) and bulls, you might be surprised to find … Read more Read moreSpain Food & Drink History
It’s hard to imagine that the capital city of a country as welcoming and vibrant as Spain was under dictator rule until as recently as 1975. A nation that was torn apart by civil war has slowly been brought back together to what it is now — a place full … Read more Read moreSpain LGBTQ History
The volcanic island of Tenerife, the largest and most diverse of the Canary Island Archipelago, is a fabulous year-round destination with record-breaking numbers of visitors each year. Read moreSpain Off the Beaten Path Architecture
Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in the world, and once you’ve had a glimpse of the architecture it’s easy to see why. Famed for its unique and stunning buildings, Barcelona is a step above the rest when it comes to taking stylish city breaks. With beautiful sights … Read more Read moreSpain Architecture
One of my favorite “Instagrammers,” dsjasonnam, had a long layover in Madrid on his way to Mallorca. Knowing he would have an extended period of time in a city he’d never visited before he naturally reached out to his follower base for recommendations. Upon finding out he would be in … Read more Read moreSpain Experiences
The Asturias region is often dubbed ‘Green Spain’ thanks to the diverse wilderness of the region. It is one of the most charming areas which still remain in the shade of southern beaches and cities like Madrid or Barcelona. Read moreSpain Adventure Food & Drink Sustainability
Among the great architectural miracles of Spain, one place breathes exuberance and style, representing one of the most beautiful structures made by man. The palace of Alhambra is one of the most popular tourists destinations in Spain, with millions of visitors each year. The historical palace and fortress of Alhambra … Read more Read moreSpain Religious Travel History Preservation