Spain Travel Advice

Spain Travel Advice

General travel information for Spain Continent: Europe Geographical location: Western Europe, in the northern hemisphere between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Highest point on the mainland: Mulhacén (3482 m above sea level) Longest river: Teijo (1007 km) Form of government: Parliamentary hereditary monarchy System of Government: Parliamentary democracy Languages: Spanish Neighboring countries: Portugal, France and […]

Spain's economy

Spain Economy and History

Economy Spain’s economy From 2007 onwards there was an economic crisis worldwide. Spain suffered from this particularly. Unemployment has been falling since 2014, but is still at a high level. In 2015 it was 22 percent, in 2016 it was 19.6 percent, and in 2017 it was 17.2 percent. The debt is also high. Spain’s […]

Spanish Civil War

Spain Recent History

History of Spain from the 16th century to today The Habsburgs on the Spanish throne The Habsburgs remained on the Spanish throne until 1700. In 1568 an eighty year war began against the Netherlands. In 1648 the Netherlands gained independence. In 1580 Portugal was annexed to Spain after the death of the last Portuguese king. […]

Spain Food

Eating in Spain What do the Spanish eat in the morning, at noon and in the evening? Breakfast in Spain is called Desayuno. But the Spaniards don’t eat much in the morning. And what they eat in the morning is rather sweet: a piece of pastry or a few cookies. In Andalusia, people also like […]

Canarian cuisine

Accommodation in Tenerife

Accommodation in Tenerife Everyone has different ideas about a successful vacation and that’s a good thing. Some prefer a Tenerife holiday with all-inclusive catering in a chic hotel , others prefer to be independent and flexible and therefore choose a holiday home or apartment in Tenerife . No matter what type of guy you are, […]

Canary Islands Top Sights

Canary Islands

The Canary Islands have flourished abundantly in both media and films since the charter became a fact for Swedish travelers in the 60s and onwards. This archipelago is almost like its own small continent in miniature and there is always something to see and experience even though you have been there before. All kinds of […]

The finest beaches on Fuerteventura

The Finest Beaches on Fuerteventura

It’s no secret that Fuerteventura has become a holiday paradise for sunbathing people from all over the continent. Many even say that 7 of Europe’s best beaches are gathered here. The beaches that are available are also very varied and can cover most needs. The 200 km long stretch of beach on the island is […]

Wonderful beaches on Lanzarote

Wonderful Beaches on Lanzarote

Lanzarote has, among other things, been called the island of the hundred beaches and therefore it is no wonder that the island is so well visited by curious sunbathers. Lanzarote has beaches from north to south and some of them have even been praised as some of the best in all of Spain. Some of […]

Do not miss this on Lanzarote

5 Must in Lanzarote

Root millions of tourists who agree that Lanzarote is a wonderfully beautiful island with unique houses, fabulous beaches and majestic volcanoes, the island is still not as exploited as Tenerife or Gran Canaria. The small scale that prevails here has been well preserved and so far tourists and visitors have not managed to ruin its […]

Gran Canaria's best beaches

Gran Canaria’s Best Beaches

Together with Tenerife, Gran Canaria is the largest island in the Canary Islands archipelago and it is also the island with the most beaches. If you are looking for sun, swimming and water sports such as surfing, snorkelling and diving, then you should go to Gran Canaria. The beaches are lined up along the entire […]

Tenerife's best beaches

Tenerife’s Best Beaches

The large Canary Island of Tenerife is not only volcanoes and culture, but a variety of beautiful beaches suitable for both surfers and families with children. The northern part is greener and also has slightly wilder beaches with bigger waves for surfers, while the southern part of the island is better for families with children. […]

5 things not to miss in Gran Canaria

5 Things to Do in Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is an island full of sights and opportunities for cozy excursions. It is the third largest island in the Spanish archipelago of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic. If you are planning a trip here, this guide will hopefully help you pick the best raisins out of the cake. With a mix of […]

5 things not to miss on Fuertaventura

5 Things to Do on Fuertaventura

Fuerteventura dances at a completely different pace than the rest of Spain and also the rest of the Canary Islands. With its moon-like landscape and face facing the continent of Africa, this small island holds several continents at once. Sand dunes, red, rugged mountains, dormant volcanoes and Spanish scents and villages exist side by side […]

The craving for Tenerife

The Craving for Tenerife?

The island of Tenerife has had tourists since the 19th century and is thus not a newcomer to charter travelers, even though the travels of that time were much more different from those that came later. Tenerife is a large island and has great diversity in terms of nature and range of experiences. Its popularity […]