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The rich history of Spanish cuisine dates back thousands of years. With each region of the country having its own ‘claim to fame,’Read more
Madrid offers visitors a taste of the best dishes Spain has to offer, all in one chaotic, quintessentially Spanish foodie playground. Madrid’s food scene is in constant...
If moderation is your mission, thenRead more
Madrid can be a very punishing city. Expect there to be a slight variance of the waistline once you go back home because here in Madrid, your stomach will quickly be expanding with the remarkable amount of food and drinks served up. Stepping into...
Whether it’s a hot summer’s afternoon or a crisp and cool spring or fall day, locals inRead more
Madrid know to head outside, to one of the city’s many lovely parks. Is there anything more glorious than finding a spot in the park and chilling out as you lie on the...
Even though Spain was the world’s largest producer of wine in 2015, beer undoubtedly rules the country. We don’t know if it’s the warm weather, or the fact that sometimes is beer is just easier to drink than wine — all we know is that Spaniards love their beer! The truth...Read more
The city ofRead more
Madrid can be a bit overwhelming at first. Not only is it huge, but with all of the history and architecture and corners to explore, it can be difficult to know just where to start. That’s why we’re giving you this cheat sheet. Strap on a comfy...
If you’re familiar with Basque culture, then you probably already know our traditions have pagan roots. In fact, we Basques feel very attached to our pagan heritage, even if we also commit to religious festivities like Christmas. That’s why, during the Christmas season, there is a mix of traditional Basque celebrations as well as more...Read more
So you’re off to Valencia — good choice! Navigating any new city can be difficult, so let us make it easier for you. We’ve created a guide to the city — everything you need to know about getting there, getting around the city, the best things to do, what to...Read more
Valencia might not be the first city that springs to mind when you think of Spain, but we’ve got just as much street cred asRead more
Madrid or Barcelona. We’ve got the narrowest house, the largest oceanarium, a monstrous church bell, the largest toy soldier collection… should we go on? If...
Over the past half-century, we have seen a major shift in society — mass rural to urban migration. Across the world, in almost every single country, significant portions of the population have left farmlands, villages, and small towns for bigger towns and megacities, in hopes of better prospects. Europe, for...Read more
Whomp whomp. Unfortunately, our Treasure mApps have been discontinued from iTunes (but good news for those of you who have already downloaded a few: you’ve now got heaps more smartphone space for snapping photos — and then tagging #localsknow on Instagram). But have no fear, all that information hasn’t disappeared....Read more