Required Reading for the Feria de Abril
May05

Required Reading for the Feria de Abril

For 51 long weeks out of the year, the lot just adjacent to the port of Seville sits empty. But as springtime approaches, makeshift tents are slowly erected and paper lanterns strung up around the dozen streets named for bullfighters. Ya huele a Feria, y olé, it’s time for Seville’s biggest fête. Two weeks after the solemn floats of Holy Week have been stored in their churches, the Real de la Feria becomes a display of...

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Getting a Carnet Joven/European Youth Discount Card in Spain
Jan11

Getting a Carnet Joven/European Youth Discount Card in Spain

Ah, youth. The period of your life when everything is confusing, the future is uncertain and when you rely – perhaps more heavily than necessary – on others to stay afloat. But don’t worry, friends. The Spanish government has got your back on this one! Given that the unemployment rate in Spain is climbing as fast as taxes, the Andalusian government became the first autonomous community in the country to amplify the carnet joven, a...

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