Spain

The olive oil the Romans loved

The oil produced from olive trees in Spain’s Castellón Province was once consumed by Roman soldiers.<p>In Castellón Province, Spain, you’ll see evidence of Roman life everywhere.<p>Stretches of the ancient Vía Augusta, which was the longest thoroughfare through the Iberian Peninsula during Roman rule, …

Oil

What The Terminator Says In The Spanish Language Version Of T2 Instead Of "Hasta La Vista, Baby"

It's doubtful Arnold Schwarzenegger knew how iconic his "Hasta la vista, baby" line from <i>Terminator 2: Judgment Day</i> would become, but now we can't say …

Cool Stuff

Seeds of doubt: the fight for Paraguay's farmlands – in pictures

Spanish photographer Jordi Ruiz Cirera documents the fallout from Paraguay’s booming agriculture sector, where families are forced from their homes and rivers are filled with pesticides

Agriculture

Watch this video of 2 strangers on a road trip around the Northern Coast of Spain together

2600 KILOMETERS. 9 days. 2 Almost Strangers. 1 little car.<p>I’m excited to finally be able to share this unforgettable road trip across nearly the …

Road Trips

SWISS Puts Spain And Italy On Sale

<b>SWISS has launched a fare sale from the US</b> to their Spanish destinations including Madrid and Barcelona.<p>The best fare appears to be Boston – …

Travel

Competition: win a two-day trip to BD Barcelona's design headquarters

Dezeen has teamed up with BD Barcelona to give one reader the chance to win a two-day trip to the company's design headquarters and showroom during …

Barcelona

Scope the menu for Bar Mercado, opening in Krog Street Market in June

Castellucci Restaurant Group’s new Spanish tapas spot replaces the Cockentrice<p>Photo by Heidi Geldhauser<p>As the family behind the Iberian Pig and Cooks …

Restaurants

You Can Now Fly from the US to Barcelona for $189

Norwegian is back and better than ever, and for anyone who's been lusting after the splendid city of Barcelona, their new Flamenco Fares are a …

Barcelona

Is this the world's best bike shop?

Girona is the centre of Europe’s cycling world, and in the newly-opened Service Course it has a boutique-flavoured two-wheeled hub for the city’s residents and visitors to cherish<p>The proudly Catalan city of Girona has long been the hub of the cycling world – hundreds of professional racers have …

Bicycling

The Real History Behind Picasso's 'Guernica'

<i>This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at History Today.</i><p>A flight of bombers from Nazi Germany’s …

Art

Marbella Restaurant - A Taste of Spain in New York

<i>Full Disclosure: I was invited as a guest and received a complimentary meal. All opinions as always, are my own.</i><p><i>“If more of us valued food and cheer</i> …

Restaurants

Nostalgia Alert! 18 Telenovelas You Definitely Watched If You Grew Up in the '90s

Telenovelas were probably one of the most consistent part our our childhood if you grew up in the '90s. What child of the era doesn't remember sitting by the TV to watch <b>La Usurpadora</b>, <b>María la del Barrio</b>, <b>Marimar</b> and <b>Rosalinda</b>? Those are just a few of the series we never missed.<p>While novelas are great …

Love

[PODCAST] Mat Cervantes talks Hunting in Spain

Listen in as Mat Cervantes, Outdoors International’s European hunting specialist, discusses all things Spain and what it’s like to hunt and tour …

Podcasting

Devour Barcelona food tour - Barcelona tapas and traditions

Why are you closing?<p>It hides the content It looks like an ad I trust only original links<p>Link shared by<p>prev<p>Links by @WyldfamilyTravel<p>Porto a birthday …

Barcelona

Jumping the fence to Europe

MELILLA, Spain — The immigrant temporary stay center in Melilla is a long way from John Masal’s glamorous idea of life in Europe. But the 19-year-old …

Africa

Mexico City: canals, cuisine and a certain sinking feeling

An age-old agricultural method is still in practice today along Mexico City’s canals of Xochimilco and it’s driving a popular farm-to-table movement at the capital’s top restaurants. But can the ancient farming system manage to survive in the face of urban encroachment?<p>Welcome to Xochimilco<p>The …

Mexico

Romantic Garden Wedding in Barcelona

We’re getting our daily dose of prettiness today, from this gorgeous destination wedding in Barcelona.<p>Andrea & Adrian are a US couple, who fell in …

Weddings

Spain jobless rate at 18.8 percent, halting downward trend

Spain's unemployment rate edged up slightly to 18.8 percent in the first quarter, partly due to the end of temporary jobs tied to the winter holiday, …

Mariano Rajoy

Pontas Literary Marks Milestone During Barcelona's Annual Lit Celebration

Barcelona-based literary and film agency Pontas celebrated its 25th anniversary on April 23, during the Spanish city's annual literary celebration, …

Publishing

Why Andalusia is the Best Place for Studying Spanish

I just completed another Spanish language course in Spain, and again I opted to take my course in the south – Spain’s Andalusia region. I’ve now been …

How-To's

Why Locked Up has become Spain's biggest breakout TV hit

By blending Breaking Bad and Orange is the New Black with impeccable plotting – and some dubious titillation – Spanish prison drama Locked Up is winning over more than just expats<p>Possibly because of BBC1’s early-90s soap flop Eldorado, the British TV schedules infrequently visit Spain. When they …

TV

Guernica survivors meet bombers' descendants 80 years on | Reuters

By Vincent West<br>| GUERNICA, Spain<p>GUERNICA, Spain Elderly survivors of a savage air raid that destroyed the Spanish town of Guernica in 1937 met …

World News

Guernica massacre: Madrid removes facade that glorified Nazi role

City council dismantles tomb fascia on 80th anniversary of the most notorious atrocity of the Spanish civil war<p>Eighty years after Nazi bombers devastated the Basque town of Guernica, inspiring Pablo Picasso’s famous painting, Madrid city council has removed a last, lingering trace of the most …

History

Architectural Holiday Homes, Holiday Rentals | Casa Solo Pezo

Perched on almost nine acres at the edge of the stunning Puertos de Beceite national park, Casa Pezo floats above a hidden valley, with spectacular …

Travel

The summer of your life? 7 reasons to choose holidays in Majorca

Have you already blocked the dates for your summer holiday? If you haven’t done so already, we’ll tell you why the Balearic Islands are the …

Beaches

80 years later, the Nazi war crime at Guernica still matters

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p>The Nazi aircraft appeared above Guernica in the late afternoon of April 26, 1937. It was market day in the …

History

Barcelona Keeps Making Tourism Tougher

<i>PHOTO: Barcelona continues its tourism crackdown. (photo via Flickr/Moyan Brenn)</i><p>Barcelona’s tourism industry, by some accounts, may be <i>too</i> successful. …

Barcelona

Spain: Architect of 1936 Franco uprising reinterred with full military honours

While the army, the Church and the PP call on the victims of fascism to forget and move on, they secretly glorify and pay homage to the fascist coup …

History

Brussels attacks: Spain holds four suspects linked to 2016 Belgium attacks in Barcelona

<b>Barcelona:</b> Spanish police on Tuesday arrested four men with alleged links to suspects held in Belgium over their involvement in the Brussels airport …

Catalonia

Tribeca Film Review: ‘The Trip to Spain’

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are on the road again, edging into middle age. Their third 'Trip' still tastes good, but it's less filling.<p>“The Trip to …

Steve Coogan