Madrid, while the capitol of Spain, isn’t as famous as other areas in Spain for its cuisine, but, that doesn’t stop the magnetic city from offering up some famous dishes. Madrid serves hearty feasts, from meat to rice to delicate desserts.
Category: Local Recommendations
March 1, 2013
The city of Valencia is on fire!
Every year Valencia’s grandest annual festival, Las Fallas, is celebrated from 15 till 19 March in a continuous round-the-clock party.
February 11, 2013
From castles to beaches, wine, and dinner with a view, Spain definitely offers up romance in spades. So here are a few ways to turn your visit to the Iberian Peninsula into an extra-amorous one.
January 28, 2013
If San Sebastian, Spain, is known for one thing, it’s probably the cuisine — after all, the city has more Michelin stars per capita than anywhere else in the world. The best part, though: you don’t have to go to one of those fancy shmancy restaurants to get in on the tasty action. Instead, just hit up a few of the city’s ubiquitous pintxos bars to sample the best that Basque Country has to offer.
December 17, 2012
Considering that New Year’s Eve in Spain is more of a family holiday spent at home in front of the television, chances are that big celebrations won’t be quite as ubiquitous as you might be used to. And while many prepaid club parties abound (largely for out-of-towners) in famous nightclub spots like Joy Eslava in Madrid or Shoko in Barcelona, the best way to get in on the New Year’s Eve fun, is do it like the locals. Here are a few ways to ring in the new year Spain-style.
December 3, 2012
When it comes to the holidays in Spain, think less reindeer, dreidels and peppermint, and more camels, Poo Logs and treasure-hiding cakes. From Three Kings Day to Caga Tio, Spanish traditions might not be what you’d expect.