Andalusia 2012 – A Travelogue – part 6 – Córdoba

Part 6 of a 7-part travelogue. This section deals with Cordoba, the ancient Moorish centre of which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Andalusia 2012 – A Travelogue – part 5 – Seville

This is part 5 of a 7-part travelogue. On this leg of the trip, the writer spent two days in Seville, the capital city of Andalucia.

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Andalusia 2012 – A Travelogue – part 4 – Tangier

This is part 4 of a 7-part travelogue. On this leg of the trip the writer, who is staying in Jerez, takes a day trip to Tangier in Morocco.

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Top 5 Ferias in Spain

This article lists the top five ferias, or festivals, in Spain throughout the year, giving details and photographs about each one. [Read more…]

More Sightseeing Attractions In Cordoba

A day in Cordoba, Spain, seen through the eyes of two travellers.

They take us through the stunning, Muslim mosque of Mezquita, with its Islamic architecture and Christian influence, to the colourful and sunny streets of La Juderia, a Jewish area of the city.

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Madrid Sightseeing Tip – Take a Tour Around the Bernabéu Stadium

Sports enthusiasts across the globe love to watch football, and Real Madrid has been an icon of the sport since 1947, when the new stadium was erected to replace the playing field at Chamartin. [Read more…]

Let’s Start Walking… Santiago de Compostella 1000 Kilometres

Accompanied by some stunning pictures that showcase Spanish artistry and architecture, this article is a great insight into what most casually refer to as the camino.

The pilgrimage to Santiago de Composetella is sacred to many Christians, but what you probably didn’t know is that there are many different routes to the burial place of apostle St. James. [Read more…]

Terra Natura Park Murcia Gets Exotic Bird Species

Great news from Terra Natura park in Murcia, Spain, as they announce the acquisition of four new bird species for their park today.

The birds include the Yellow crowned Amazon parrot, the Rose-breasted Cockatoo, the African Grey Parrot, and the Cockatiel.

The park now has 12 different species of exotic birds for visitors to enjoy. [Read more…]

Sightseeing in Bilbao: The Campo Volantin Footbridge

A great read about the Zubizuri bridge in Bilbao! It’s technically named “the Campo Volantin Bridge” and it’s an architectural work of art; a gorgeous piece of modern infrastructure that draws tourists to Bilbao.

Bilbao has been working on developing their tourism sector, and this bridge is helping do that, as visitors flock to the area to see the bridge. [Read more…]

Short Guide to Four Christmas Markets In Spain

It is the tradition that when the children leave the family and start their new family, they buy all new actors for their nativity scenes.  We see more people browsing than buying. Markets rise up at the beginning of December and run to December 31 .  Located on city plazas, they are free of charge.

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The Best 5 Places to be on Christmas in Spain

Excellent listing of ideas for your holiday in Spain this Christmas by Carol Byrne:

Well, it is laughable really…all that hassle and the expense of Christmas at home, once the wrapping is ripped from the gifts, the leftover turkey has been put back in the fridge for the next million meals, and the Queen has spoken to the nation, when everyone has fallen out with each other – there’s a feeling of ‘was that it?’. [Read more…]