7 villages in Matarraña and Terra Alta: a cultural border territory

This article is about an amazing natural and cultural region in North-Eastern Spain. This region is split into two political regions (Aragon and Catalunya) but it has a common history, cultural similarities and its inhabitants speak the same language. In the Catalan side we speak about Terra Alta Comarca to define the territory where we …

Two days in San Sebastian. Itinerary for a magical weekend in Donostia, País Vasco.

Not much is necessary to enjoy two perfect days in San Sebastián, Northern Spain’s wonderful coastal city. This article is going to showcase Donostia's must-have places and - it wouldn't be us if not - some "Besides the Obvious" tips on how to spend a magical weekend in one of the most beautiful Basque cities. …

4 towns on the Aragonese Maestrazgo route: La iglesuela del Cid, Cantavieja, Tronchón and Mirambel

This is a medieval route in an almost forgotten land of inner Spain. However, this territory deserves your attention. During the Medieval Ages, this vast area was under the jurisdiction of the masters of the different military orders. Fighting and praying that was the life there. Nevertheless, upon the hardness of those times, the local …

Rice with what? – On the route of Spanish rice dishes

Let's start with a basic fact. I'm originally coming from a country (Hungary), where people don't really eat rice. Especially me. Yes, we can find rice there too, usually as a cheap side dish, but just imagine the most boring plain white rice, lacking any culinary fantasy or spices, mainly only salted, or sometimes combined …