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Spain Travel News 02/28/2011

Winter afternoon walk… A photo essay of winter in Northern Spain. MoMA’s Collection in Valencia The Valencia Institute of Modern Art (IVAM) is exhibiting Compass in Hand until 16 January, an extensive selection from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, an extraordinary treasure acquired by The Museum of Modern […]


Things to do in Mallorca

Blessed with year-round sunshine and out-of-this-world beaches, Mallorca is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain. The largest of the Balearic Islands, Mallorca is a treasure trove of turquoise beaches, pristine bays and world-class resorts. In contrast to its neighboring island, Ibiza, Mallorca is much more relaxed and calm, offering an […]


Getting from San Sebastián to Biarritz, France

In the northeastern corner of Spain, San Sebastián is just a hop away from the French border and makes for an excellent point to make a side-trip to France. Besides getting from Barcelona to Nice, another great way to go from Spain to France is via Biarritz. Known as the […]


Getting from Barcelona to San Sebastián (and return)

Tucked in the Basque Country, close to the French border, the charming city of Donostia-San Sebastián (official name) is made up of a series of beaches linked together by well-designed boulevards as well as an ecclectic city center. With easy access between Barcelona and San Sebastián, you can easily explore the Northern […]


The Most Famous Spanish Dish: Paella

Considered by many as Spain’s national dish, the emblematic paella is a flavorful concoction that has won the hearts of many throughout the world. A jumble of cooked-to-savory-softness yellow rice mixed with fresh seafood, red meat and a myriad of condiments, the paella makes for a hearty Mediterranean meal.  Best […]


Cooking Classes in Spain

Spain is reputed for many things: its rich culture, flamboyant traditional arts and beaches but most of all, it is best known for its food. The paella, ubiquitous jamon (cured ham) and churros con chocolate have all give Spain its world-famous status as a culinary capital. With such a rich gastronomy, […]


Getting from Spain to Morocco – a plane or ferry ride away?

The colorful Morocco is very easy to visit once you are in Spain. Learn about the plane and ferry connections available between the two countries.