Archive for the ‘Spain’ Category
Spainâ€™s group of World Heritage Cities is recognized as one of the most important in the world. Consisting of thirteen designated historic sites, these impressive cities have managed to retain the richness of their unique artistic achievements, and they are exceptional testament to the extraordinary cultures that once flourished throughout this land. Highly distinct from [...]
Volunteer program offers unique deal to visit Spain: Speak English and get full room and board in exchange
Fifteen Spaniards and Seventeen English speakers come together to re-create a real life “English speaking village” right in the heart of Spain. The program, based on one to one conversation sessions and group activities, runs for 6 days and 5 nights, from Sunday to Friday, almost all year round. Participants get to know each other [...]
Fourteen of Spainâ€™s most prominent tourism businesses have signed their commitment to the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism at the first International Congress on Ethics and Tourism, which was officially closed by their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias (Madrid, Spain, September 15-16).
VALENCIA, Spain, August, 2011 â€“ In less than a month, the worldâ€™s biggest food fight will take place. So grab your diving mask, your waterproof camera and an old torn t-shirt and head for La Tomatina, taking place this year on August 31. Every year on the last Wednesday of August, the town of BuÃ±ol [...]
La Palma is one of the frequented Canary Islands where thousands of holidaymakers come each year to recharge their batteries. Not many people realize, the island is a hiking paradise and thanks to its volcanic origin, offers astonishing scenery and lots of mountaineering challenges.
VALENCIA, Spain, June 17, 2011 â€“ Itâ€™s less than a month away and a small beachside city in the region of Valencia is gearing up to host Spainâ€™s largest music festival. From July 14 to 17, the 17th Annual International BenicÃ ssim Festival (FIB) will present four nights of concerts featuring more than 100 artists playing [...]
LONDON, UK – Spain proved to be the most popular destination for one quarter (25%) of Brits taking a fly drive holiday during December 2010 and January 2011, with a total of three Spanish resorts listed in the top ten visited compiled by leading car hire comparison site, carhiremarket.com.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, January, 2011: Prepare your palate for Piquillo red peppers and rosado wine! For eight days, February 20 through 27, The Kingdom of Navarra, Spain will visit New York City for a gastronomic celebration. Restaurants will offer menus highlighting Navarra’s unique traditional dishes and local wines.
VALENCIA, Spain, December , 2010 – This charming city on Spain’s Mediterranean was voted one of the “top 10 to visit for 2011″ by Lonely Planet. In making the case for Valencia, the guide’s editors explained, that, “for centuries, it was overshadowed by larger Spanish cities – hard-nosed, commercially-minded Barcelona and Madrid, the nation’s capital. [...]
Valencia, Spain’s Concert Hall Sets 2010-2011 Season – Lorin Maazel to Conduct Aida & 1984; Placido Domingo to Sing Zarzuela
VALENCIA, Spain, October, 2010 – Music lovers rejoice! Starting next month, Valencia’s stunning concert hall will be filled with the sounds of symphonies and sonatas by Verdi, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. The Palau de Les Arts Reina SofÃa in this sunny city on Spain’s Mediterranean will offer an extensive program of opera, zarzuela and chamber music [...]