Friday 13th is well known as the unluckiest day of the year around the world. If you’re at all superstitious you probably take more care than usual on this day, blaming anything unfortunate that happens on it being Friday 13th. However, it isn’t actually considered unlucky in all countries. Did
Easter, or Semana Santa, in Spain is quite a different celebration than in the UK. We noticed that Christmas is so much less commercialised here, and Easter seems to be the same. Semana Santa (Holy Week) is much more about the religious aspect of Easter rather than about chocolate eggs
Easter is a big celebration in Spain, known as Semana Santa or Holy Week. We haven’t actually seen any of the Semana Santa celebrations in Spain yet, as obviously last year (our first Easter in Spain) we were in lockdown. This year, while we aren’t in lockdown, Easter celebrations have
All countries have their own traditions, especially when it comes to celebrating Christmas and the New Year. In Spain, there are quite a few traditions and superstitions that we discovered when we spent our first festive period here last year. So, if you’re spending Nochevieja (New Year’s Eve or ‘old
One of the most fun parts of moving to Spain is learning all about the country’s customs, history and traditions. And there are a lot of great Spanish traditions to learn about. So here, the first one… Do you know what the traditional Spanish fan is? Spain is a kaleidoscopic
Christmas in Spain is a lot of fun, but some of the celebrations and traditions might be quite different to what you’re used to. If it’s your first Christmas in Spain it’s a good idea to find out about some of the most popular Spanish Christmas and New Year’s traditions.
The Spanish are famous for their colourful, fun fiestas. If you decide to move to Spain you’re in for a treat as there are fiestas across the country throughout the year. It’s a great way to join in with your local community and learn more about Spanish traditions and history.