Spain Savvy Partners: The Essence of Flamenco in Triana at Baraka

In a corner of Seville, in the magical Triana quarter (where many would say flamenco was born), our friends at Baraka Flamenco opens their doors to anyone who wishes to be moved by this provoking art form.  Flamenco is a very distinctive style of music and dance, characteristic of the Andalusian gypsies, strongly rhythmic and [...]

By |2018-05-11T11:10:59+00:00November 14th, 2017|culture corner, gastronomy, partners, Seville, travel tips|0 Comments

Spain Savvy Destination Spotlight: Santa Olalla and Real de la Jara (Sierra Norte of Seville)

The following is a guest post written exclusively for Spain Savvy by Lucy Williams A feast for the senses. A mountain getaway a stone’s throw from Seville. Castles, stunning countryside and the best Iberian ham. What more could you ask for on a day trip? Ancient fortifications, breath-taking views and delicious food. And all within [...]

Spain Savvy Destination Spotlight: El Castillo de las Guardas

Just under an hour from Seville in the Sierra Norte is an animal and nature wonderland just waiting to be discovered!  The Castillo de las Guardas Reserve is a complex with an on-site Old West-themed hotel as well as rustic bungalows, a lakefront restaurant and the 15 kilometer expanse of natural habitats where the animals [...]

Spain Savvy Travel Trips: Ueno Ueno Gourmet Shop in Seville

Looking for a great place to buy gourmet goods on your next trip to Seville? Look no further than the Ueno Ueno store on Calle García de Vinuesa, just a stone's throw from the Cathedral in the Arenal district.  In a family-owned, entrepreneurial atmosphere and demonstrating a true passion for their products,  the friendly and [...]

By |2018-05-11T11:20:18+00:00September 25th, 2017|gastronomy, Seville, travel tips|0 Comments

Spain Savvy Culture Corner: The Mirroring Minarets of Spain & Morocco

There's nothing like learning a little bit of architectural and cultural history as it relates to travel.  Spain and Morocco are two countries bound by many centuries of history reflected in their modern culture.  At one time the southern region of Spain was called "Al-Andalus". These photos of minarets are a perfect example of this. [...]

By |2018-05-11T11:18:33+00:00September 22nd, 2017|culture corner, Morocco, Seville|0 Comments

Culture Corner: La Velá de Santa Ana in Seville

This week in Seville there is a fantastic opportunity for cultural immersion, at La Velá de Santa Ana, a festival taking place just along the Guadalquivir River in the emblematic Triana neighborhood.  You can't miss the green and white awnings so typical of the Spring Fair and other festive celebrations of this region, and where [...]

The New CaixaForum in Seville

La Caixa is one of Spain's biggest private banks and its foundation focuses primarily on public social issues as well as the arts and sciences, research and education.  They have in recent years begun to invest in Spain's cities by opening Caixa Forum cultural centers, many located in Catalunya but there is also one in [...]

Spain Savvy Travel Tips: Exclusive Guide to Dining Out in Sevilla

Dining out is one of our favorite things to do and it's our first passion when it comes to organizing your trip to Spain.  We have developed Exclusive Guides to Dining Out in all of Spain's major destinations, and we look forward to sharing them with you.  When you design your custom itinerary with Spain [...]

By |2017-05-31T07:32:55+00:00May 31st, 2017|gastronomy, Seville, travel tips|0 Comments

Spain Savvy Fave Properties: Las Casas del Rey de Baeza, Sevilla

In our first entry of Spain Savvy's Fave Properties series, we're showcasing el mejor de los mejores.  Las Casas del Rey de Baeza is a boutique 4* hotel located in Seville's historic center, not right in the middle of everything but just far enough out where you'll feel like a local but still be close enough to [...]

By |2017-05-25T15:03:26+00:00May 24th, 2017|partners, properties, Seville|0 Comments

Spain Savvy Partners: Devour Tours

Spain Savvy is thrilled to present one of our most valued partners, Devour Tours, who offer quality food tours in Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, Málaga and most recently have expanded into Galicia, San Sebastian, Valencia and Granada.  Their values and passion for showing visitors the authentic gastronomic wealth of this country including the cultural and historical [...]

By |2017-09-05T11:32:39+00:00May 10th, 2017|Barcelona, gastronomy, Madrid, partners, Seville|0 Comments


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