What are the Costa Blanca’s Moors & Christians fiestas all about?
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What are the Costa Blanca’s Moors & Christians fiestas all about?

It’s that time of the year again on the Costa Blanca – the Moors and Christians fiestas, or Moros y Cristianos in Spanish. These are some of our favourite Spanish fiestas and are always well worth a watch. Wherever you are on the Costa Blanca, you will no doubt see Moors and Christians parades advertised…

Why Tuesday 13th is unlucky and other Spanish superstitions

Why Tuesday 13th is unlucky and other Spanish superstitions

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 you know that in Spain,…

How to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Spain

How to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Spain

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 night’) in Spain, or just…