There's plenty for everyone: 24-hour partying for the grown-ups and lots of spectacles and activities for the children
Spanish fiestas with children
Las Fallas is Valencia's biggest festival which takes place in March every year
Historic Spain
Spain is a country steeped in history with some fantastically preserved remains from Roman times, such as the Amphiteatre in Tarragona.
Mountainous Spain
Did you know that Spain is the second most mountainous country in Europe after Switzerland?

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Forty-four years ago, as General Franco lay on his deathbed, the leaders of Morrocco and Mauritania decided it was a good time to invade their neighbour, the Spanish territory of Western Sahara. Some of the Saharawi people stayed to defend their homeland, but many, mainly women, children and the elderly, fled east to Algeria where they were given safe haven in La Hamada, an extremely inhospitable... + read more
I've always tried to recycle, not use bottled water, compost our vegetable waste, generally do my bit for the environment, even if here in Spain it's not the norm. But now, after 15 years of religiously separating plastic, paper and glass I'm beginning to see that even this is not enough. Not nearly enough. Apparently many of the plastics I put in the recycle bin can't even be... + read more

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DESPAIR about 'the youth of today' is nothing new. Even Socrates complained about... + read more
It's been a strange year for weather so far. One of the driest winters on record and then not... + read more
In a modern Western democracy how can a huge number of honest, tax-paying individuals find... + read more
I was really pleased to hear that Miriam González, Spanish wife of deputy Prime Minister... + read more


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