How do you construct a ‘falla’?

Spanish traditions | March 15, 2012 | No comments

The big “fiestas” of Valencia, las fallas, take place over these days. They will end, as everyone knows at this point, with a grand night of fire in which they burn the giant statues which are positioned along the streets of the city of Valencia.
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Differences between Cadiz Carnival and Tenerife Carnival

Spanish culture, Spanish traditions | February 10, 2012 | No comments

If there are famous carnivals in Spain they are without doubt the ones which take place in Cadiz and Tenerife. They both celebrate happiness, the will to live and partying…but despite being similar, these Spanish cities also have their differences. Some are more striking and others more subtle. What are they? We will try and shed some light on them now.
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Welcome to our Blog

welcome | February 24, 2010 | No comments

Are you an enthusiast of all things Spain-related and want to stay in the know? Are you feeling nostalgic about the good old days as a study abroad student and want to hear about what’s going on in your old stomping grounds? Are you suffering from a case of the travel bug and find that the land of Don Quijote is calling your name? Well, we’re happy to inform you that you have landed in just the right place, because in addition to the fantastic content you can find throughout the pages of WhatSpain, we’re excited to present you with our latest endeavor: blogging!

You can go ahead and bookmark our brand-new WhatSpain blog right now, as it’s bound to become your go-to source for all things Spanish: featured towns and cities, travel tips, upcoming events, tourist attractions, books and authors, musicians and concerts, delicious Spanish dishes, Spanish cinema, historical and cultural tidbits, study abroad possibilities and a host of other Spain-related topics that are sure to grab your attention, expand your cultural horizons and enrich your Spanish travels.

As you can see, we’re just getting our feet wet in the great big sea of blogs, but we have a sky-high pile of ideas just waiting to be explored. Furthermore, we’d love for you to share your thoughts and comments along the way, as well as tell us about what you’re interested in learning more about. After all, Spain has us wrapped around its little finger and we’re ecstatic about helping you to become up just smitten as we are!



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