Tag Archives | Sevilla

Andalucía’s natural jewel, Doñana National Park

It is fact that almost a fifth of Andalucia is unspoiled nature and beautiful countryside. Together with a sun shining so bright, stunning flora and diverse fauna, Doñana National Park is one of the most important protected natural areas in Europe. ‘Parque nacional y natural de Doñana’ (in Spanish) is one of the largest heronries […]

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Olive oil cultivation in Andalucia; qualities, varieties and benefits

Olive oil is a component based on the Mediterranean diet and is considered by many as the healthiest in the world. Science has investigated all its positive aspects and has been named as Spain’s ‘golden liquid’. Not only does it make ordinary bread something special, but it truly makes your taste buds pop in flavour. […]

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Are you a lover of sport and sun? Marathon in Sevilla, Andalucia’s capital

If you’re a sport lover and planning to come for a Spanish getaway, we welcome you to join Sevilla’s 42 km Marathon taking place on the 23rd of this month, February 2014. However, if sports is not your thing, and you wish to visit Sevilla anyway, here are some facts about the beautiful city; where […]

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‘Sevillanas’ is flamenco that anybody can dance, come to Sevilla’s Feria in May

Easter, known as ‘Semana Santa’ is the most prestigious (and religious) holiday in Spain. That is why two weeks after Easter, Seville kicks up a storm and the Feria begins! Normally celebrated in April, this year’s late Easter dates have forced the move of Sevilla’s April feria to May, still two weeks after Easter. Starts […]

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Ernest Hemingway’s Spanish cities, his memories live on

Ernest Hemingway’s relationship to so many Spanish cities is almost indescribable. This Nobel Prize writer/novelist is one of the few foreigners to be so closely identified with Spain. With the given nickname ‘Papa’ (‘father’ in Spanish), Ernest truly captured more than just the complexities of Spain and the Civil War, he captured people’s hearts. He […]

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City of Granada and the great Alhambra

If you are spending this festive season in beautiful Andalusia, you will be glad to know that there so many more places and cities to see that only a short drive away. Granada is a city and the capital of the province of Granada, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. Granada is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains. […]

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