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What to wear to Running of the Bulls

What to wear to Running of the Bulls

The Running of the Bulls, which takes place yearly in Pamplona, is an important part of Spanish culture. It has existed for many years, and will continue to occur each July. Bull running is a popular part of the San Fermin Festival. It also takes place in Mexico, Portugal and the south of France. This blog post is all about what to wear to Running of the Bulls - so read on to find out! What to...

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Running of the Bulls festival | A guide for tourists

Running of the Bulls festival | A guide for tourists

The Running of the Bulls festival in Pamplona is a popular part of Spanish culture. It takes place yearly as part of the San Fermin Festival in July, and tourists are welcome to spectate and participate. If you are planning on visiting, here’s everything you need to know! What is the Running of the Bulls Festival? Put simply, bull-running is pretty self-explanatory. It is a Spanish tradition...

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13 fun things to do in the Murcia region with kids

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 adventure, and there are plenty of stunning Spanish landmarks here and very close by. Whether you are looking to relax on the beach,...

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Bullfighting in Spain: What you NEED to know

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

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

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: 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

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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