Barcelona is the most popular tourist destination in Spain, but for my first trip to the Iberian country, I opted to visit Seville. Photos got me excited about the wonderful art and history of Andalusia and its primary city. I have to say that I heard some negative things about Spain but they were all wrong. I had an amazing time in Seville!
A little bit of history: Like many Spanish cities, Seville (Italica) started out as a Roman one. The area has more ancient origins but a lot of Seville’s celebrated history comes from the Roman era onward. However … Continue reading
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Malaga is one of Andalusia’s gems. A city on the sea, it’s most notably the home of artist Pablo Picasso. It’s a wonderful mix of a seaside town, a historic Spanish city, and a lively place to be. Malaga makes a fantastic destination for your trip to southern Spain.
A little bit of history: Malaga dates back several millennia. The area had already been continuously inhabited for several hundreds of years before it fell under Roman territory around the 1st century AD. Of course, the city falls under the conquests and thus cultural changes that shaped the rest of Andalusia. … Continue reading
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5 Negative Things I Heard About Spain (That Were Untrue)
Spain is known for a being a beautiful country that attracts tourists from all over the globe to marvel at its architectural and cultural splendours. I fell in love with photographs of one of Spain’s most popular destinations, Seville and its province of Andalusia. So I decided to finally make Spain my travel destination.
But I’d had a lot of friends who’d gone. I’d lived life in its neighbouring country of France. Even though Spain’s beauty was never discredited, I heard a lot of negative things about Spain. When I was making my plans and eventually making my way to … Continue reading