There's plenty for everyone: 24-hour partying for the grown-ups and lots of spectacles and activities for the children
Spanish fiestas with children
Las Fallas is Valencia's biggest festival which takes place in March every year
Historic Spain
Spain is a country steeped in history with some fantastically preserved remains from Roman times, such as the Amphiteatre in Tarragona.
Mountainous Spain
Did you know that Spain is the second most mountainous country in Europe after Switzerland?

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A COLLEAGUE of mine is off on paternity leave. So, I thought the rest of us would just muddle through while he was off. But then I was introduced to his substitute. A substitute? But why, it's only a couple of weeks, surely we can manage? It turns out that after a new law that came into effect on 1st April this year, fathers can take two months' of paid paternityleave. And it's no... + read more
DESPAIR about 'the youth of today' is nothing new. Even Socrates complained about their 'bad manners, contempt for authority, how they contradicted their parents and tyrannized their teachers'. This said however, throughout history children have been mistreated, scolded, beaten, or worse. This treatment is now, quite rightly, considered unacceptable in most civilzed... + read more

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A couple of winters ago we enclosed part of an upstairs terrace to make a playroom. After an... + read more
There are some things about living in Spain which I’ve grown accustomed to and others which I... + read more
THE Spanish ski resort of Formigal has its sights set on welcoming back British visitors as work... + read more
Tonight I’m going out! It’s the first time since the baby was born three and a half... + read more


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