Category: Spain

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The top day trips from Barcelona

Barcelona is a spectacular city. It packs an astounding amount of beauty and gorgeous architecture into a small area surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea and stunning mountains. But after you have been in Barcelona for a few days, you may want to explore further afield. Here are our top day trips from Barcelona. Sitges: The […]

The Tres Tombs Parade in Barcelona

The Tres Tombs Parade in Barcelona

The Tres Tombs Parade is a celebration of the feast of St Anthony Abbot, celebrated across towns and cities in Spain every 17th of January. Saint Anthony Abbot was a Roman Catholic monk and patron saint of domestic animals, basket weavers, farmers, grave diggers and the sick. This celebration is especially noticed throughout Catalonia where […]

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The 5 best places for hiking around Barcelona

Barcelona is a beautiful city, and it offers much more than gorgeous architecture, fantastic night live and stunning beaches. Due to its strategic location, this vibrant capital is surrounded by nature. You can definitely indulge your adventurous side! In this article, we will share our favorite three places for hiking around Barcelona. Coastal route, Sitges […]

New to Spain: Nobu Hotel and Restaurant San Sebastián

New to Spain: Nobu Hotel and Restaurant San Sebastián

Nobu Hospitality, the global lifestyle brand founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro, and Meir Teper, announces its fourth Spanish hotel and restaurant – Nobu Hotel and Restaurant San Sebastián. With a strong focus on cuisine, local culture, and architectural design combined with an air of celebrity, Nobu may have met its match in San […]

The Three Kings celebration in Barcelona and everything you need to know

The Three Kings celebration in Barcelona and everything you need to know

El Día de los Reyes Magos, or the Three Kings Day is considered to be the Spanish Christmas Day, celebrated on both the night of the 5th of January and the day of the Three Kings which is the 6th of January. Whereas most places across the world will be winding down their Christmas spirits […]

The Mediterranean debut of the world's largest tall ship

The Mediterranean debut of the world’s largest tall ship

Tradewind Voyages has released the full program and prices for the Mediterranean debut of the world’s largest tall ship, Golden Horizon. Beginning in Palma on 1 May 2022, there are 23 voyages offered across the region, spanning Spain, France, Italy, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia, Greece and Turkey. The inaugural Med season concludes with the 14 […]

The best places to go Christmas shopping in Barcelona

The best places to go Christmas shopping in Barcelona

If you’re not one of those who feels the need to shiver your way through Christmas, maybe Barcelona is the place for you. Imagine yourself now, you are in Barcelona, the sky is blue, seasonal carols and inspiring religious buildings surround you, there are several huge Christmas markets to explore. Yet, the most magical part […]

Unforgettable golf in Sotogrande with a luxury five star stay

Unforgettable golf in Sotogrande with a luxury five star stay

Golfers around the globe have the opportunity to indulge in the Sotogrande lifestyle with the introduction of an all-new ‘Stay & Play’ package that will allow guests to experience the world-class triumvirate of Real Club Valderrama, La Reserva Club Sotogrande and Real Club Sotogrande – while enjoying a luxurious stay at the brand-new five-star SO/ […]

New luxury hotel opens in Barcelona

New luxury hotel opens in Barcelona

The world’s first and largest luxury hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, has this week opened the InterContinental Barcelona. It is the first luxury hotel to open in Barcelona this year and is situated in the heart of the Montjuïc district. Located southwest of the city, Montjuïc is a scenic hill that overlooks the harbour […]

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Long term holiday rentals: the new way to travel

The way people travel has changed over the last decade and more so in the previous year since COVID arrived. Employees have realised that their teams are just as productive working remotely as they are in the office. Research shows that it is vital for companies now to offer remote working as an option if […]

Top tipples of the Canary Islands

Top tipples of the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are not just renowned for their perennial sunshine, endless beaches and dramatically volcanic landscape, it is also famed for its sumptuous cocktails and wines. To savour the full essence of The Canary Islands, sampling some of the finest cocktails and wines is a must! So, why not leave the beer at home […]

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How to spend Halloween in Barcelona: History and traditions

Halloween in Barcelona is known as “Dia de los muertos”, in English; ‘Day of the Dead’, or ‘All Souls Day’. Instead of just a single- night celebration, here it is spread over three days! Although the kids in Spain do go out ‘trick or treating’, known as “truco o trato”, and the people still dress […]

Why Sitges is the perfect Spain holiday destination

Why Sitges is the perfect Spain holiday destination

Sitges, just 30 minutes from Barcelona, is a beautiful seaside town and a top-rated tourist destination for a good reason. It is located between the shimmering Mediterranean Sea, a vast national park, and the vineyards, which means there is something for everyone. It is known as the Spanish St. Tropez for its yachting and sailing […]

Short stay: SO/ Sotogrande, Sotogrande, Andalucia, Spain

Short stay: SO/ Sotogrande, Sotogrande, Andalucia, Spain

SO/ Sotogrande is the tenth and newest addition to Accor’s SO/ hotel brand, with fifteen more scheduled to open. Set in an exclusive gated community in Sotogrande, this is a luxury brand but with a distinctly rebellious twist – each SO/ hotel has its own unique identity and flair, whilst still acknowledging its roots. In […]

The sophistication of Sotogrande: the very best of Andalusian style

The sophistication of Sotogrande: the very best of Andalusian style

Hidden away in eight square miles of Andalucia is arguably the most exclusive resort in the whole of Spain – Sotogrande. This upscale destination on the Costa del Sol is a haven for the rich and famous and ten times the size of Monaco. Development of the resort began in the 1960s when Filipino-American entrepreneur […]

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La Mercè Festival, Barcelona: History and tradition

La Mercè is an annual festival that takes place in Barcelona, Spain. It has been an official city holiday since 1871, when the local government first organised a program of special activities to observe the Roman Catholic feast day of Our Lady of Mercy, or La Mare de Déu de la Mercè in Catalan. The […]