Granada is an impressive town which has preserved traces of a few diverse cultures – Moorish, Christian, European and gypsy. It was occupied by Arabs for 400 years and at that time it transformed into a cultural and political centre. The palaces of the Nasrid dynasty in Alhambra are definitely the… View Post

Spain bridges Europe and Africa, the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The territory of the country has been under the influence of many different cultures, each of them adding something to the traditional Spanish cuisine. Olives, oil and wine are a Roman heritage, cooking meat and fish is a… View Post

Tortilla de patatas is one of the simplest yet most delicious meals in Spanish cuisine. During the 19th century the potato omelet used to be extremely popular among soldiers as it is a cheap and filling food. Nowadays tortilla is a staple in the tapas menu of any Spanish bar.… View Post