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Spain Like a Local

Ideas (restaurants, hotels, things to do and see) specially adapted for those travelling to Spain “Like a Local”

PLAYA DE GULPIYURI-Small is beautiful! Fantastic landscapes. Better to arrive early

Best beaches in Northern Spain

There are many reasons to visit Santiago in addition to it being the final destination of the pilgrimage. Besides its main tourist attractions of monuments and museums, the city has an incessant cultural agenda with arts, entertainment and leisure time activities offered throughout the year such as music, lectures, theater, cinema, concerts, exhibitions and festivals.

Andalusian horses

Andalusian horse and the horse fair in Jerez

The Jerez de la Frontera horse fair is a must-visit for anyone in Andalusia in May and for lovers of horses. Andalusian horse shows, sherry wine, flamenco shows, and food. 200 public booths in which food and wine are enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. One of Spain´s most colorful festivals

Top romantic restaurants in Valencia

Restaurants to enjoy the best paella in Valencia, Spain

Valencia´s Mediterranean climate makes it a great destination to be enjoyed throughout the year. There are few places in the world that are so connected to a dish as Valencia. Paella is almost a synonym for Valencia. Visitors flock to ensure they try the best paella in Valencia.
Our local team has put together a list with excellent options in different areas of Valencia, and for different budgets. including the amazing natural park of La Albufera. Locals refer to paella as rice and it comes in many different versions: seafood, vegetables, black rice…. No matter which one you try, this will for sure be a superb experience if you opt for one of the restaurants in this list.

La Granja de San Ildefonso

La Granja de San Ildefonso

Located in the province of Segovia, just 15 minutes drive from the city of Segovia (a Unesco heritage site) La Granja de San Ildefonso is one of the royal palaces in Spain near Madrid. Its gardens and fountains make it look like the Spanish version of Versailles.

Camp Nou

Camp Nou- Barcelona

Camp Nou: Overview The Camp Nou stadium is located in the center of Barcelona in Les Corts district and is the official stadium of FC Barcelona, commonly known as Barça. The stadium was built between 1955 and 1957, replacing FC Barcelona’s old stadium. The soccer pitch is integrated into a massive sports complex which also features the club’s pro basketball stadium and hockey rink. The Camp Nou stadium is the largest football stadium in Spain and Europe as well, seating an astonishing 99.354 fans. It also one of the city’s most popular attractions. The Camp Nou Experience, where guests can

Estadio Santiago Bernabeu

Estadio Santiago Bernabeu- Madrid

Overview The Santiago Bernabeu soccer stadium in Madrid is the home of one of the top sports teams in the world: Real Madrid. This imposing coliseum is located in the modern heart of the city, right on the Castellana, Madrid’s main artery. The Stadium is named after Real Madrid’s first great super star and is one of the most visited attractions in Madrid.  Mr. Santiago Bernabéu de Yeste was born in Albacete in 1895. He began his career as a goal keeper but transitioned to the forward position. He joined Real Madrid’s first team in 1914 (which was then named

Enjoy local Spanish gastronomy like a local!

One of the obvious ways to enjoy a country like locals does imply trying local gastronomy. In the case of Spain, this brings good news! The local Spanish diet is healthy. But besides this, it is tasty and offers wide differences from region to region! 

Papas arrugadas and mojo picon

A complete guide to Canarian food

In this guide you will find complete information about food in the Canary islands. Lots of local dishes and speciliates that include papas arrugadas, mojo picon, gofio and many others. Learn also about specialities in each iusland and also their local wines

Traditional Dishes from Mallorca, Ibiza and Menorca

Traditional dishes from Mallorca, Ibiza, and Menorca – The Definitive Guide

The true Mediterranean spirit of the Balearic islands is felt everywhere, including its food. The islands are well-known for some of their most famous dishes like Ensaimada. The best way to enjoy local food is by visiting smaller villages and local gastronomy restaurants in the main cities. A world of Mediterranean taste awaits you!

Goat cheese and green mojo in Tenerife

A food and wine tour of Tenerife

Enjoy a food and wine tour of Tenerife during your stay in the island. Exotic volvanic wines and traditional food and restaurants are one of Tenerife´s hidden gems. Hotel menus may not always include the most important and interesting examples of local food from Tenerife. This is why dedicating one day to explore the island rich gastronomy can be a perfect activity during your holiday in Tenerife

Iberico ham

10 Things you didn’t know about Iberico ham

Iberico ham is quite possibly one of the most delicious treats you can indulge in period. But, as much as you might love this Spanish delicacy, you probably don’t know these 10 facts on this magical style of ham.

Paella and fideuá

Differences between paella and fideuà

An in depth look at the differences and similarities between Paella and Fideuá, two famous Spanish dishes, that seem very similar. This article will tell you the history and aspects that make each of these dishes special and unique.