Tag Archives: Fiesta

Barrio de Las Letras

The Barrio de Las Letras (District of Letters) is a neighborhood known for being home to some of Spain’s most famous writers who lived here during Spain’s golden age of the 16th and 17th centuries. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547–1616), the author of Don Quijote, spent much of his adult life in Madrid and lived […]

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Fiesta Time: Bilbao Semana Grande

All this past week, people were celebrating: Bilbao Semana Grande. It is exactly as it translates: Bilbao Grand Week of party and festivities and dancing in the streets. Let me start by saying, Spaniards know how to party. For anyone who hasn’t been to Spain or similar parts of Europe, the kinds of “parties” that […]

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