Burgos

5 Places to Visit in Burgos

Burgos is the capital of the province of Burgos in the autonomous community of Castile and Leon. Historically, it was a bishopric and a capital of Castile. It is also known as the city that defined the Burgos laws in…

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Rastro Flea Market Tips

Rastro market is the largest flea market in all Spain! It overflows from street to street, captivating its victims in a maze of discounted items and sales. It takes place every Sunday from 9am-3pm year-round, including holidays. The Rastro market…

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Spanish World Heritage Sites – Al-Andalus!

A lot of people don’t realize it, but Spain was once a frontier where the powerful and rich Moorish people conquered. After defeating the Romans and taking their cities, the Arabs built an entire Empire commonly known as Al-Andalus, which…

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Exploring Cádiz

Located in the southwestern part of Andalucía, Cádiz is one of the oldest cities in Spain. Unlike many cities, Cádiz has preserved its older part of the city while strategically weaving the newer parts into the city’s structure. The dynamic…

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Exploring Córdoba

Our exploration into the once Islamic Empire of Al-Andalus must begin with its most important city, Córdoba. As the capital of the region during the 8th century, this city quickly flourished from its economical and agricultural infrastructure. With such accrued…

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Exploring Mérida

Mérida, the modern-day capital of Extremadura, was also once the capital of the Roman province of Lusitania. Dating back to 25 BC, this historical city was founded by Emperor Augustus when he completed the conquest of North of Hispania and…

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Exploring Toledo!

Toledo is a charming city in the heart of Spain, very close to Madrid. In 1986 it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and it is known as the “City of the Three Cultures” because of the three…

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