Chaos in Cádiz – The Tradition of Carnival!

Cádiz, a beautiful seaside city, juts out into where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Mediterranean. With stunning architecture blending Moroccan and Spanish styles, and windy streets that lead to impressive views of the Atlantic, Cádiz is often dubbed Western Europe’s…

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The Haro Wine Festival

There’s just something about drinking all day that the Spanish absolutely love ;). We’ve all heard of Tomatina, the famous tomato throwing festival in Buñol, but what about the Haro Wine Festival? At the beginning of every summer, the little town…

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The Golden Age Market of Alcalá de Henares

Interested in one of the many culturally fascinating periods of Spain’s history? Look no further than the Golden Age Market (Mercado de Siglo de Oro), which arrives in Alcalá on the 21st of April! The market pays tribute to Miguel…

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Madrid Hosts World Pride 2017!

Did you know that Madrid is one of the most accepting and open cities in the entire world? In reality, Madrid supports gay pride all year round. But, once a year the city gathers to celebrate the LGBT community in…

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Your San Isidro Survival Guide!

This year, from the 11th-15th of May, join the Madrileños in celebrating their patron (Saint) San Isidro. This is a holiday completely unique to the region of Madrid and also marks an official day off! With so many traditions and…

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