Every night in Spain the balconies come alive with applause and cheers in support of local workers. This is an absolute testament to the culture there and the warmth of the people. The Spanish have even started playing balcony Bingo to stay connected with each other!
Give this spotify playlist a listen and be transported to the streets of Spain. Whether you are cooking up a recipe below or simply relaxing with some sangria, the Spanish mood is one that agrees with everyone.
Food & Drink
L’Auberge Espagnole (for Barcelona)
Joyeux Noel (For WWI Europe)
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (for Barcelona)
Fast and Furious 6 (Tenerife and Gran Canaria)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (Granada and Playa de Monsul)
Series: Game of Thrones
-Seville was the location for Dorne
The Sun Also Rises-– Earnest Hemingway
If you’re after a classic, you can’t look much further than Hemingway. He wrote plenty of amazing books about Spain, the most famous being For Whom the Bell Tolls. But The Sun Also Rises is just as good in my opinion, and the scenes set in 1920’s Madrid are the book’s best.
The Hand of Fatima – Ildefonso Falcones. ...
Ghosts of Spain – Giles Tremlett. ...
Carmen – Prosper Merimée. ...
Gypsy Ballads – Federico García Lorca.
The Prado is one of the best and biggest art galleries in the world, including masterworks from Spanish geniuses like Dali, Gaudi & Goya. Though you can’t view the art in person, you can follow them on Instagram, where they host 360° tours of their best exhibits every day.