Toledo, Spain: a city of Muslims, Jews, and Christians

In central Spain just south of Madrid lies an UNESCO World Heritage site known as Toledo. Sometimes known as the “City of the Three Cultures”, Toledo has a history of Muslim, Christians, and Jews living together. The city has 2,000 years of history. The Romans captured the city in 192 BC and later the Visigoths… Read More Toledo, Spain: a city of Muslims, Jews, and Christians

Expectations vs. Reality: Nude beaches in Cabo de Gata, Spain

Cabo de Gata. Maybe you have heard of it, but it’s probably not the first beach that comes to mind when people mention the south of Spain. It’s a strange volcanic beach complete with a dormant volcano,windmill, and other-worldly shrubbery. The beach is a bit of a hilly hike from the middle of town and… Read More Expectations vs. Reality: Nude beaches in Cabo de Gata, Spain

Corpus Christi and Féria celebration in Andalucía, Spain

Corpus Christi is a holiday celebrated in Latin countries. The belief that the body and blood of Jesus is in the Eucharist is celebrated. This holiday takes place in May or June depending on the calendar year. In Granada, Spain Corpus Christi is a weeklong celebration is fused with féria. Though it has religious significance… Read More Corpus Christi and Féria celebration in Andalucía, Spain