Category Archives: Spanish culture

Your essential feria guide to partying like a local this summer

If you’ve recently started living in Spain and you’re looking for some Spanish culture, plus a really good party, check out our essential feria guide here! To start with the basics – what is a feria? It’s the town or village’s main annual party, which normally celebrates their patron saint. Typically, these last a week […]

Costa del Sol Christmas Markets and Events

Tis the season to get busy and there’s loads of festive fun to be had in November and December on the Costa del Sol. If it’s your first Christmas renting long term here, we’re sure you’ll enjoy it! Even if you’re not staying for Christmas itself, there are some lovely opportunities to get in the […]

Get to grips with the Spanish holidays!

We’ve just had Labour Day (Día de los Trabajadores) and then a surprise extra day on Monday when many schools were closed and a lot of expats we know are heading into the summer with trepidation wondering when the next holiday is due. Did you know that last Sunday was Spanish Mothers’ Day, or did […]

Learning Spanish – Celebrating Spain

In Spain, every year on February 28th, Día de Andalucia is celebrated to remember the day that Andalucia became an autonomous community of Spain. It is a great opportunity to celebrate what we love about living on the Costa del Sol and all the fantastic culture, food and traditions in Spain. We therefore thought that […]

Art and Culture on the Costa del Sol

For many artists, Southern Spain is the perfect location to express their creative side and conjure up inspiration for a new masterpiece. With its wealth of historic buildings, beautiful, natural settings and picturesque landscapes, it’s hard not to feel artistic! Apart from the scenic side of things, the Costa del Sol in particular holds many […]