When visiting a new country, trying the local food is usually high on the agenda with Spanish food being no different. From tapas to paella to even a calamari sandwich there is endless choices to try and devour!
We’ve rounded up our 9 favourite Spanish foods for you to try when you visit Spain.
Guess what? The weather is warming up in Europe. Winning! Summer officially starts on the 21st of June which is just around the corner. Europe offers everything, it’s a playground that suits everyone. From beaches, to culture, to history, to natural marvels, it has something for everyone. Scratching your head with what things to do in Europe this summer? We’ve compiled a little list for you to get your A into G and to help you get a move on with sussing your travel plans.
Warning: If you’re allergic to tomatoes, then this festival is not for you! La Tomatina is an exciting and characteristic event of the town of Buñol in Spain. Each year the festival takes place on the last Wednesday in August and sees around 20,000 people pack the streets of the town to throw around one hundred thousand kilograms of over-ripe tomatoes at each other. Sounds delicious, right?
Rumour has it that it all began in 1945 when some local teenagers, taking part in the traditional processions, decided to create their own fun within the parade. One of them took some tomatoes from a market stall and hurled them at the others, who reacted instantaneously, giving rise to an impulsive vegetable fight.
Want to know more? Here’s the low down of the festival and some handy tips:
The Balearics are situated in the Mediterranean and are made up of four islands: Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera. Each of these islands have their own appeal and charm and, Ibiza and Majorca predominantly, are among the most visited destinations in Europe. However, the apparent amazing weather, beaches, clear waters, party scene, old towns, mountains and cuisine doesn’t really phase us. In fact, why would you even want to visit such a place!?
Madrid is a city that knows how to live. It’s a city that offers amazing architecture, world-class galleries, plenty of history, amazing food and an epic nightlife. If you’re into all of these things mentioned, then no doubt you’ll fall in love with Madrid.
Intrigued? Here are 11 astounding facts about Madrid. Read more…
Ibiza is well known for its music mecca status. The crème dela crème of renowned DJs makes the island a holy ground for clubbers. It’s a refuge for all music fans, socialisers and partygoers – pure paradise. With so much hype about this Spanish island, there is more to it than just its party scene. It also offers pristine beaches, beautiful scenery, tasty restaurants and amazing architecture.
So, you may have heard about this Destinations Show? What is it, you ask? It is the only FREE travel, culture and entertainment show in London and is the first of its kind. It will be held on Saturday 18th February from 10am – 6pm at the Ibis Hotel Earls Court and will comprise of a jam-packed schedule. For more information on this event and to RSVP go here.