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Astro-tourism, also known as Stargazing or Dark Sky Tourism, becomes bit by bit one of the experiences considered a “must-have” more and more often by travellers. To gaze at the universe accompanied by specialized guides and scientists is doubtlessly one of the options whose demand is growing the fastest within alternative tourism.
A brand-new soulful hideaway in Ibiza
The new OKU Hotels chain opened last May OKU Ibiza, its first hotel in Spain. A place inspired by the Japanese spiritual and architectural concept of "inner space" – a sacred and hidden space that can only be found when one journeys deep within – which is harmoniously connected with the island.
7 of our favorite Spanish castles
Everyone knows that Spain is a land strewn with castles and fortresses which, albeit preserved to different degrees, tell the many centuries of history of a country filled with it.
The richest country in the world
When arrived in Washington and asked about the place he came from, the chef José Andrés outed some famous words: do you recognize them? They feature at the start of the last promotional campaign of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food with the aim of proudly showing the best Spain has to offer in terms of food, which is to say, the national treasure!
Flamenco and Spain its an anniversary!
Flamenco turns 10 since it was declared "Intangible Cultural Heritage" of Humanity by the UNESCO. This internationally renowned art flares as icon of Spanish culture and is exported with growing frequency to the likes of Chile, Costa Rica or Japan, where its popularity has broken all bounds. Let's celebrate this event by quickly revisiting the mysterious origins of flamenco along with the turmoils teeming through its history.
Golf holidays in Spain, best Spanish courses
Golf during the holidays? Of course! Discover the best golf courses so that you can still enjoy your passion during some well-deserved Spanish holidays. Fantastic expanses for the sport, spread all across the country, will thrill every golf-lover. From North to South here are our preferred golf-clubs in Spain.
Traditional food to taste in the Spanish Mediterranean Coast
Spain's Mediterranean coast contains some of the most amazing places to be found: Catalonia, the Valencian Community or Murcia teem with magical corners blessed with enviable weather which invites us to go out, walk along the beach and, especially, enjoy the local gastronomy in a cosy terrace.
Let’s talk about Spain’s most beautiful villages
Spain has a lot to offer beyond Madrid, Barcelona or Seville. There is much more to surprise the tourist in Spain than the imposing Alhambra, Gaudi's architecture or the Prado Museum's bicentennial. In this entry we will divulge places who are nothing short of a treasure, historic and cultural jewels unknown to the general public where you can go and disconnect from the routine while connecting with the locals, their way of life and their enjoyable traditions.
Cadiz, the origins of an old city
Did you know that Cádiz was founded in 1100 bC? As our farewell to the past year we have chosen to retell the origins of a city with over 3000 years of history and chosen as one of the “52 places to go in 2019” by the New York Times. Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Moors… have been some of the cultures who called the shores of Cádiz “home”, all of them having shaped the incredible history of the Andalusian city, the oldest of all Western Europe.
A journey across some of the most delicious markets
At no time in the past were markets more popular in Spain than now. Maybe it is because of the freshness and superior quality of its products, or because some of those markets have redefined themselves as gourmet or touristic spots. Whatever the case, these temples of gastronomy are a must-visit during our Spanish itinerary.
The 3 unmissable events in “Carthaginians and Romans”
Every year the Mediterranean city of Cartagena, in the south-east of Spain, takes upon itself to reenact the historical events of the Second Punic War between Hannibal the Carthaginian and Scipio Africanus resulting in one of the most peculiar regional festivities countrywide. You will be able to experience such a rollercoaster from the inside, but a few preliminary explanations are mandatory.
A route across the history of Cordoba’s Mosque-Cathedral
To enter a building and have your jaw drop is not, at least for us, an everyday event, but every time we enter Córdoba’s Mosque-Cathedral exactly that happens to us. Some places in the world take you back to times past and this one is among them. There is no effort needed here in order to imagine how the building was hundreds of years ago because, as soon as we step in, we already feel transported to the past.
Replaying Game of Thrones
Soon, the mythical TV-series Game of Thrones will air its eighth and last season and grant us the perfect pretext to walk on the footsteps that this global phenomenon has left in Spain. Millions of followers of the HBO fiction series have been, inadvertently, traveling across different locations of the Iberian Peninsula. Places like The King’s Landing, Dorne, Highgarden, Meereen and Volantis are in fact in Spain, so are you willing to visit the most notorious ones?
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS in Spain during 2019 【Spain Inside】
Many people need no further excuse to travel to Spain, but we wanted to quickly present three extra reasons especially for those still pondering in this brand new year: three events which will not happen twice in the near future.
As Christmas comes to Spain and the mood begins to fill the air the moment is ripe to depict some of the most relevant Spanish traditions of this most wonderful time of the year.