The Good Times Roll at Spain’s Salamanca University

Caló des Mort, en Formentera
7 September 2017

Snorkelling in Formentera, Smallest of Spain’s Balearic Islands

When most people think of Spain's Balearic Islands, Ibiza and Majorca most readily spring to mind. But there are four of them, and the smallest, a 30-to-40-minute ferry ride south of Ibiza, is Formentera, a marvelous throwback of sorts. Its relaxed atmosphere and airs of another era make it a place unlike any...

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Fin de semana en Almería
28 July 2017

Fewer Crowds & Mo’ Fun in Mojácar, on Spain’s Almería Coast

Up Spain's Mediterranean coast east of the Costa del Sol, there are still loads of luscious beaches, and some less crowded than the likes of Torremolinos and Benalmádena. One excellent example is in the province of Almería, 1½ hours north of Almería city in Mojácar, a whitewashed town of narrow cobblestone streets that's often reckoned one of...

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Erasmus en Vigo
24 July 2017

Vigo in Galicia, Spain Is Fascinating, Vibrant & Young

The biggest urban area in Spain's green northwest Galicia region, Vigo offers balmy temperatures year round; friendly, welcoming people; and a raft of cool stuff to do, from fascinating sightseeing to its spectacular Cíes Island beaches offshore (where whale spotting is common all year round) to a rockin' nightlife. Both on the sightseeing...

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