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  • Pere Ventura Cavas
    Pere Ventura Cava: Bringing out the heart and soul of Spanish Cava
    Thinking about the best sparkling wines to enjoy on Valentine’s Day, I am reminded of my luncheon at Il Grano where I was able to sample the Cava’s of Pere Ventura Cava. These sparkling wines are ideally suited to toast the day with...
  • Bicycle Spain
    Bicycle Adventures in Pyrenees
    Bicycle Adventures is hosting a May departure of a 14-day cycling tour through Hemingway territory in Pyrenees. Camino de Santiago is a nearly all-inclusive professionally guided small group tour.“I did the Camino in 2005. I fell in love...
  • Chef Oswaldo Oliva
    Oswaldo Oliva: Passage to Mugaritz, Spain
    Chef Oswaldo Oliva's journey from Mexico City to Spain took him into the most iconic restaurants of the world in Spain where he worked with Joan Roca at the now three Michelin starred El Celler de Can Roca in Girona and then for seven years...
  • Josh Haden’s Spain tours East Coast for first time in 15 years
    Josh Haden’s Spain follows up ‘Sargent Place’ release with six-week tour
    The long-awaited November 4, 2014 release of Spain’s fifth record, Sargent Place, only served to whet the appetite of a growing legion of fans all over the world. Josh Haden is the vocalist, songwriter, bassist, and mysterious mastermind...
  • NH Palacio de Tepa
    Room Report: NH Collection Palacio de Tepa Madrid, Spain
    Arrival Experience: Near a metro station, the centrally located NH Collection Palacio de Tepa hotel, a member of Preferred Hotel Group, is housed in a historic, 19th century palace. The glass doors draw guests into a marble lobby where attractive...
  • El Batel
    El Batel Convention Center in Murcia to host world cruise forum
    El Batel Convention Centre, designed by the Madrid-based firm Selgascano, in Cartagena, Spain will host the Seatrade Winter Cruising Forum. The annual event brings together ports, tourism authorities and other cruise industry professionals to...
  • Spain a great vacation destination
    Spectacular Mallorca for the vacation of a lifetime
    Mallorca, Spain is famous throughout the world for its bullfights and flamenco dancers. The country's Moroccon style architecture, Renaissance cathedrals and cave paintings have intrigued visitors for centuries, and Spain's diversified...
  • Spain offers something for everyone
    Mesmerising Magluf for an unforgettable holiday
    Magluf–otherwise known as Majorca–is one of the Spanish Balearic islands. Magluf is Spain's second most populated island and it is located in the lovely Mediterranean Sea. The island is a favorite holiday destination of families...
  • Estelada Blava
    President of Catalonia is under judicial investigation after Nov. 9 vote
    Less than two days ago, it was made public that Catalonia's government leader, President Artur Mas, is now under 'judicial investigation' due to the 'citizen participation process' that took place on November 9th, 2014. The...
  • Study: Ecuador scores top ranking among global expats
    Study: Ecuador scores top ranking among global expats
    What would it be like to live in another country? Maybe one where life would be more laid back. Or one where it would be easier to get a job. Or one more romantic. Or cheaper to live. Or one where you’d have more fun.If thoughts like that...
  • Spain announces thousands of winners in world's largest lottery
    Spain announces thousands of winners in world's largest lottery
    Several thousand Spaniards were given quite the Christmas gift this year. ABC News reports that the annual Christmas lottery winners were announced today during a four-hour program. You might be thinking you wouldn’t watch an announcement...
  • Chef Quique Dacosta
    Quique Dacosta: Serving up Fantasy with Panache
    Quique Dacosta the chef patron of his eponymous restaurant in Denia, on the Costa Blanca of Spain received the ultimate nod from the Michelin with a third star in 2013.There is an amusing anecdote about the time when the restaurant was bestowed...
  • HOLIDAY IN SPAIN
    Balms Away
    It was with the crazed “Oh, boy!” joy of an over-anxious opium fiend that I attacked my copy of the new Blu-Ray of 1961's HOLIDAY IN SPAIN, now available from Redwind Productions/Cinerama, Inc. The reason for this jubilation will...
  • Hotel Nelva
    Room Report: Hotel Nelva Murcia, Spain
    Arrival Experience: As the city's top hotel, the Nelva does a sizable meeting and convention business. Murcia, Spain's seventh largest city, has long flown under the radar giving way to larger cities like Malaga and Alicante, known for...
  • Man attacked by lions in a zoo after he got into their cage for some reason
    Attack of zoo lions: Man's gruesome mauling was just lions playing
    An attack by a zoo lion is baffling authorities today as there was no way for the severely mauled man to get into the lion’s cage unless he deliberately broke into the enclosure. The man, a well-known neo-Nazi demonstrator in the Barcelona,...