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13 fun things to do in the Murcia region with kids

There are many fantastic things to do in the Murcia region with kids. Ever since my dad moved to the Murcia area 10 years ago, my family and I have been exploring all of the cool things to do in the region. Murcia makes for the perfect short break or summer-long...

Bullfighting in Spain: What you NEED to know

Bullfighting in Spain is big business. What what does it actually entail? And is bullfighting in Spain ethical? In this article I will talk all about bullfighting and tell you everything that you need to know. What is bullfighting? Photo by Marko Obrvan on Pexels.com Quite simply, bullfighting is a fight between a bull and a human. This person is known as a bullfighter or a matador. They are...

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9 fascinating Running of the Bulls facts

The Running of the Bulls festival is a unique and somewhat controversial festival that takes place each year in Pamplona, Spain. With its long history and worldwide fame, learning about this festival is simply fascinating! In this article I share with you my 9 favourite facts about the running of the Bulls. #1 The most famous ‘running of the bulls’ event takes place in Pamplona While there are...

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A brief history of the running of the bulls

The history of the Running of the Bulls is is a pretty interesting, and it is what has resulted in the booming tourism industry that Pamplona welcomes each year. The running of the bulls is a major global event, and bull-running brings plenty of tourism to Spain, and Portugal as well as some areas of both Mexico and the south of France. But what exactly is it? Read on to discover a brief history...

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San Fermin: Why you should NOT go to the Running of the Bulls

San Fermin, more commonly referred to as the Running of the Bulls festival, is a traditional festival held in Pamplona each year which focusses around a bull race. This event is world famous and popular amongst Spanish domestic tourists as well as international tourists. Whilst there are many reasons for the San Fermin festival being so well-known, unfortunately, it receives most attention for...

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The Best Beaches To Visit In Torrevieja

This summer we spent some time in Torrevieja. Known for its picturesque beaches, abundant sunshine and gorgeous weather, this popular destination in Spain is well worth a visit. We found it very difficult to decide which beaches were best to choose from, so I thought I'd share some of my research with you! Mil Palmeras Literally meaning "a thousand palms", Mil Palmeras is the perfect destination...

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Dr Hayley Stainton

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I’ve been travelling, studying and teaching travel and tourism since I was 16. Through Tourism Teacher I share my knowledge on the principles and practice of travel and tourism management from both an academic and practical perspective.

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