Top 5 Spanish Christmas Sweets and Where to Find Them in Madrid

Turrón is one of the most delicious Spanish Christmas sweets!

This blog post was originally posted on December 4, 2012 and was updated on November 13, 2017. It is officially Christmastime in Spain! Walk through any market or peer into any bakery, and you’ll find a special variety of treats that Spaniards crave during the holidays. We can’t live without these top Spanish Christmas sweets—and we bet […]

Our Favorite Christmas Traditions in Madrid

The Spanish Christmas lottery is one of the most popular authentic holiday traditions in the country. Who will be the lucky winner?

This blog post was originally posted on November 12, 2013 and was updated on November 7, 2017. Christmas is blooming across Madrid. Roasted chestnut stands are popping up in plazas. Giant strings of lights are being draped across avenues. Supermarket aisles are glistening with the shiny gold wrappers of Christmas turrón. While Santa statues and […]

Devouring Valencia Like a Local: 8 Typical Foods from Valencia

This blog post was originally posted on June 26, 2017 and was updated on April 16, 2019. Valencian cuisine is full of diverse flavors, from mouthwatering seafood to delicious desserts. As the third-largest city in Spain, Valencia attracts millions of tourists every year. Its sunny Mediterranean climate and prime beach location on Spain’s eastern coast […]