10 Curious facts about the Monastery of San Lorenzo del Escorial
The Monastery of San Lorenzo del Escorial is an historic complex that was built by King Phillip II. It is a very important building in Spanish history which was declared.
Edinburgh, a movie city (part II)
We have already mentioned on this blog that the capital of Scotland has inspired many artists in history and many directors have chosen Edinburgh as the perfect setting for their.
Christmas traditions in the United Kingdom
On these dates, we always like to dedicate a post to Christmas traditions. We already talked about celebrations in Spain and now, it is the turn for Christmas in the.
Edinburgh, a movie city
Edinburgh is a beautiful city. No wonder some films take its streets and landscapes as a backdrop for action. Get your popcorn ready for this selection of films set in Edinburgh..
6 things that bring bad luck
Tuesday the 13th is considered an unlucky day in Spain, Greece and some Latin-American countries. It is Spain’s own version of Friday the 13th! We don’t believe in these superstitions,.
How Spaniards celebrate Christmas?
Christmas is a period of the year packed full of many different traditions and customs from all around the world. In this post, we are going to explain how Spanish.
A summer of festivals
Talking about Edinburgh in summer is talking about festivals. It has a huge range of cultural activities on offer, especially during August. The most important being the Edinburgh International Festival, world-renowned.
Edinburgh, an inspirational place for great writers
Edinburgh has been a base for many writers which have created important and well-known characters across international literature. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author of the Sherlock Holmes novels or J.M.