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Catalonia Independence Emboldened by Scotland Vote

Catalonia Independence Emboldened by Scotland Vote

The cause of independence in Catalonia was emboldened Thursday when, by an indisputable majority, Scotland decided to continue its 307-year union with what has bec0me the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK). Although the vote in Scotland rejected self-rule, regions and countries like Catalonia which are seeking their own independence received a […]

Barcelona Hospital Makes MRI a Space Age Adventure for Kids [Video]

Barcelona Hospital Makes MRI a Space Age Adventure for Kids [Video]

A scan in a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine can be a scary experience for anyone, but especially so for kids, so this Barcelona hospital decided to make it into a space age adventure instead. When having a scan these days, it’s like entering a spaceship and heading off to the stars. A necessary part […]

Spanish Mother Who Froze Babies Not Insane

Spanish Mother Who Froze Babies Not Insane

After a Seville judge heard evidence this week in the case of a Spanish mother who froze two newborn babies, it was decided by the court that she is not insane and suffers no mental illness. It has taken four years to get to this point and Sara López, the mother, is now possibly facing […]

Tenerife, off the Beaten Track in the Canary Islands of Spain [Video]

Tenerife, off the Beaten Track in the Canary Islands of Spain [Video]

Tenerife in the Canary Islands of Spain is one of those marvelous places which encompass a world within one island, and where it’s easy to get off the beaten track and have fun. With volcanoes, beaches, deserts, forests and cities all within a short distance of each other, this beautiful island makes for a perfect […]

Zombies Hit the Streets of Collado Villalba, Spain [Video]

Zombies Hit the Streets of Collado Villalba, Spain [Video]

In what could only be described as a night of the living dead, hundreds of zombies lurched and staggered around as they hit the streets of Collado Villalba near Madrid in Spain Saturday night. In what is described as a role-playing game of zombie survival, apparently the event was a screaming (and roaring) success. It […]

Turtle Sanctuary in the Heart of Madrid, Spain [Video]

Turtle Sanctuary in the Heart of Madrid, Spain [Video]

When visiting Madrid in Spain there are certain really surprising elements that can be experienced along the way, including the fact that there is a turtle sanctuary hidden in the heart of the city. This literally exists in the Atocha Railway Station, the main junction for train travel throughout the city and also the rest […]

Spain Vacation: Fascinating Hiking Trails in Cuenca Province [Videos]

Spain Vacation: Fascinating Hiking Trails in Cuenca Province [Videos]

When visiting Spain on vacation, there are a multitude of fascinating hiking trails available throughout the country, but some of the most unusual and beautiful trails and landscapes can be found in the province of Cuenca in central Spain.  Some of these landscapes, however, are not completely natural, as in the case of the “Ruta […]

Game of Thrones Auditions Continue in Spain

Game of Thrones Auditions Continue in Spain

The fifth season of the popular HBO series Game of Thrones will see scenes filmed in emblematic locations in southern Spain and auditions continue this week for extras in those episodes. With portions of the next season to be filmed in the iconic city of Seville as well as the town of Osuna in Seville […]

Spain Reopening the World’s Most Nerve-Wracking Walking Trail [Video]

Spain Reopening the World’s Most Nerve-Wracking Walking Trail [Video]

Located down in southern Spain is probably the most nerve-wracking walking trail in the world, which was closed for safety reasons a while back, but is now reopening. Made only for the brave, this walkway is known as “El Caminito del Rey,” which translates in English to the King’s little pathway. Only the fit and […]

Barcelona, Unique Destination in Spain: The Work of Antoni Gaudí [Videos]

Barcelona, Unique Destination in Spain: The Work of Antoni Gaudí [Videos]

Barcelona, a unique metropolis in Spain, unlike any other city on the Iberian Peninsula and a fascinating destination indeed, and the work of Antoni Gaudí makes it even more special. Second only in size to its slightly stuffier sister city, Madrid, Barcelona vies for top popularity with tourists worldwide. It is also the sixth most […]

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