Encierro – The Running of the Bulls

Encierro - Pamplona

Pamplona’s Running of the Bulls is the Star Event of the Sanfermines: The Running of the Bulls (Encierro) is an event that takes place in many towns across Spain, however it is the Pamplona’s Encierro that is famous the world over, thanks to Hemingway. Over 85 years after Hemingway’s cult novel The Sun Also Rises, […]

Pamplona – Where Thrillseekers Come to Run with the Bulls

Pamplona Monuments

Pamplona – Best Known for its Fiesta of San Fermin and the Running of the Bulls: Pamplona is a city that’s best known for its Fiesta de San Fermín and the Running of the Bulls. For those not familiar with the significance of Pamplona’s running of the bulls event, a stroll through the main streets of […]

Pamplona Airport Transfers – Aeropuerto de Pamplona-Noain (PNA)

Pamplona Airport Ground Transportation

Aeropuerto de Pamplona-Noain – Pamplona Airport Transfers: Pamplona Airport is located between the towns of Noain and Esquiroz and is about six kilometres to the south of Pamplona city. The new terminal which opened in November 2010 doubled the airport’s capacity and it is now able to handle 1.1 million passengers a year and also […]

If the Apes Leave, Gibraltar Will Cease to be British…

Barbary Macaque - Gibraltar

Gibraltar’s Barbary Apes Are a Part of the Territory’s Tourist Attractions: You wouldn’t travel any distance just to see some apes, but visitors to the Rock of Gibraltar always find themselves captivated by the Barbary apes here. The apes are a part of Gibraltar’s tourist attractions and they do a pretty good job in keeping […]

The Convent – Residence of the Gibraltar Governor

The Convent - Gibraltar Governor

The Convent Has Been the Residence of The Gibraltar Governor Since 1711: Towards the southern end of the Main Street of Gibraltar is The Convent, the official residence of the Governor of Gibraltar since 1711. This humble name of the building is derived from the fact that the building was originally founded as a Franciscan […]

Gibraltar and its Famous Rock

The Rock

Gibraltar and its Impenetrable Rock: From Torremolinos we travelled westward along the Costa del Sol to La Linea de la Conception to make a visit to Gibraltar before going on to Seville. Many first-time visitors to Gibraltar may find this place a little curious. Where it sits at the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula, […]

Flamenco in Sevilla

Flamenco in Sevilla

As the Birthplace of Flamenco, Seville Offers Some of the Best Flamenco Shows: Seville, Jerez and Cadiz are the three points of the triangle that frame the area considered to be the birthplace of flamenco. On our recent visit to Seville, we had the opportunity to experience this Andalusian forklore’s purest and most genuine artistic […]

Plaza de España – A Legacy of the 1929 Exposition

Plaza de España - Seville

Plaza de España – The Seville Plaza May be Ostentatious But It’s Also Stylish: Seville’s Plaza de España is a semi-circle of buildings built in theatrical style on the edge of Parque de María Luisa. The complex looks grand and antique, but it was only built some 84 years ago as a centrepiece of the […]

Seville Alcázar – An Impressive Mudéjar Royal Palace

Real Alcázar

Real Alcázar – The Seville Alcázar is an Impressive Mudéjar Palace: One of the most impressive sights in Seville, and certainly one of the more visited royal residences, is the famous Reales Alcázares de Sevilla (Royal Alcázars of Seville). The Seville Alcázar is a series of palaces, patios, apartments and halls with some of the […]