About Spain




With quick and easy access between the two countries, combining Spain and Portugal in one trip is a popular option amongst travelers. Lisbon and Salamanca are on many travelers’ to-do-lists and fortunately, their close proximity make them easy to hop from one city to the next. For those with a […]

Getting from Salamanca to Lisbon, Portugal



This guest post by Zoe Fishman of GoOverseas.com tells us why everyone is studying abroad in Granada. For those considering studying in Spain, Granada makes an excellent choice for its cheap food, laid-back atmosphere and its reputation as a happening university city. Granada, the charming Andalusían city nestled in the […]

5 Reasons to Study Abroad in Granada


Tucked in the southwestern corner of Spain lies the Doñana National Park: one of the most important national parks and wildlife reserves in Spain. Sprawling across the provinces of Huelva, Seville and Cádiz, the national park or parque natural covers 543 km², of which 135 km² are protected areas. Doñana […]

Nature in Andalusia: Doñana National Park


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 […]

Things to do in Mallorca



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 […]

The Most Famous Spanish Dish: Paella


Spain is often associated with romance, thanks to the gorgeous cobblestoned alleyways, medieval squares and miles of golden sandy beaches as the backdrop.  Forget about Venice or Paris, Spain has got the stunning Barcelona, regal Madrid, sultry Seville and sexy Ibiza to set you in the mood for love. Whisk your sweetheart away […]

The Most Romantic Places in Spain


Bilbao is the capital of the Biscay province in Northern Spain’s Basque Country region. Home to the world-famous Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao breaks the Spanish stereotype and seduces with a subtle tinge of aloof elegance. For architecture-lovers, Bilbao is a must- see. You can easily pack Bilbao, Barcelona and Madrid into […]

Getting from Madrid to Bilbao (and return)