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The Carboneria Flamenco Bar in Seville

The Carboneria Flamenco Bar in Seville

Seville, the epitome of Spanishness, and the home of some of the best flamenco bars and shows in Spain. We would like to suggest La Carboneria Flamenco Bar a hidden gem which offers a truly unique experience in the Spanish and cultural capital of Spain. more ...

Seville April Fair 2015

Seville April Fair 2015

The scent of jasmine and orange blossom invade the streets of Seville, the days getting longer and warmer and slowly the season changes from winter to spring. There is an air of anticipation and expectancy as it is almost time for the celebrated April Fair, la Feria de Abril. more ...

13 Reasons why you should Visit Seville

13 Reasons why you should Visit Seville

I have visited Seville twice in the last few years, the first to do some sightseeing and discover the city. The second time to immerse myself in the vibrant life of the city and enjoy myself. Looking forward to my next visit, I would like to share what I most liked about the Andalusian capital with you. Here is my list of 13 things to do in Seville. more ...

Seville Spring Festival

Seville Spring Festival

This year the famous and fabulous Feria de Abril in Seville, which needs no introduction, will be taking place from the 3rd to the 8th of May 2011. This comprises one of the largest celebrations in the Andalusian Capital and one of the greatest opportunities to experience real Andalusian culture and tradition, in addition to catch a glimpse of the city at its very best. All throughout the festival there will be singing, dancing, comedy, and some gorgeous flamenco dresses amongst many other activities and events, in addition to an overall fiesta, because if anyone knows how to party, it’s the Sevillians. more ...

Where to see flamenco shows in Seville

Where to see flamenco shows in Seville

As anyone who has ever experienced a flamenco show in Seville will know, this expressive dance and charming city go together like music and song. In this entry, we look at the best places to see flamenco in Seville. more ...

Typical Seville gastronomy: our suggestions

Typical Seville gastronomy: our suggestions

As mentioned previously Andalusian food is renowned for being the tastiest and the best in Spain, and Seville gastronomy is by no means an exception. Whether we are referring to traditional tapas (snacks), or larger dishes the Sevillians never disappoint. more ...

18th edition of the Seville International Flamenco Fashion Show 2012

18th edition of the Seville International Flamenco Fashion Show 2012

Taking place from the 2nd to the 5th of February this year is the 18th edition of SIMOF, the Seville “Salon Internacional de la Moda Flamenca” in the Seville Conference and Exhibition Centre (FIBES). Here visitors will get first glance at the latest in flamenco fashion, the only regional outfit that is capable of evolving and reinventing itself year after year. more ...

The best Andalusian gazpacho

The best Andalusian gazpacho

Gazpacho is, together with paella and Spanish omelette, one of the most typical dishes in Spain. Every year, when it gets really hot, this refreshing cold soup becomes one of the most requested starters in all the restaurants. more ...

Italica, the old Roman City in Seville

Italica, the old Roman City in Seville

As mentioned in our Seville “Tourist attractions for dummies”, this enchanting city has a rich cultural heritage and varied historical past after being conquered by the Romans, the Moors, and the Greeks, amongst others. This is demonstrated in what has been left behind, and in the way that the architecture has been influenced down to the fragments of roman ruins dotted around the city, which are casually located on main roads in the middle of the typical Sevillian districts that characterise this charming Spanish city, an indication of the city’s imperial past. An example includes the stunning roman aqueducts located on Calle de Luis Montoto (near the El Prado bus station) which are no longer complete as they fell victim to the urbanisation of the city, however there are other less well-known and even more stunning evidence that the Romans once conquered Seville, which comprises the old Roman city, Italica. more ...

The weather in Seville

The weather in Seville

Sunny skies ahead! Yes, the weather in Seville is, along with food, historical sights and flamenco, a major reason to visit the city. In fact, the sub-tropical summer climate in Seville is the second hottest in Europe, after neighbouring Córdoba. Think you can take the heat? Read on, as we talk you season-by-season through the weather in Seville. more ...

Seville to host the Davis Cup Final

Seville to host the Davis Cup Final

Its tennis time and Seville knows it. The city is already preparing to host the Davis Cup final, an event that gathers the best international male tennis players on an annual basis. The Andalusian capital is waiting for the event on tenderhooks, not only due to the fact that they have been given the honour of hosting the oldest international championship, but also due to the fact that Spain is one of the finalists in question, as well as Argentina. more ...

3 things to do in Seville this Christmas

3 things to do in Seville this Christmas

Following on from our 3 things to do in autumn blog, which we hope has get you well prepared for Christmas and in the festive spirit of things, is our 3 tops things to do this Christmas in Seville. As mentioned previously, Seville at Christmas is just stunning, as the centre, buildings, and orange trees lining the main street Avenida de la Constitucion are adorned, decorated and spectacularly lit up in honour of this festive holiday season and the Sevillians are celebrating this season the only way they know how, with a family fiesta and lots of good food! more ...

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