Category: Spain

Tips on Tipping: Europe

The topic of tipping is enough to stir up minor anxiety when traveling to a new place.  While it’s commonplace for those of us from the States, the rules change by country, situation and region – confused yet? Don’t be. To avoid an awkward faux pas abroad, give these tips on tipping a look. Basic moolah tips …

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Madrid: The Can’t-Miss Summer City

There’s something about a good, quality summer city. One that comes alive when the weather warms up and never leaves you bored; a city that gives the people what they want while still leaving them wanting more of its summertime charm all year round. Madrid is one of those cities. This landlocked capital has some …

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Dali & Costa Brava Beaches

  Drive to the town of Figueres for a guided tour of the bizarre and beautiful Museo Teatro Dalí (Dalí Theatre Museum) and see the vision and wackiness of this famous artist in a very playful, hands on museum. Stroll around Dali’s home town to see where he was born and what his daily life …

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Game of Thrones’ Dorne is Seville, Spain

  In Real Life: Real Alcazar In the 7 Kingdoms: Royal Palace of Dorne The Alcazar in Sevilla originally served as a Moorish fort built in the 12th century and is currently the oldest royal palace still in use in Europe today. The Spanish royal family still use the upper levels of the Alcazar as …

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Tour Director Feature: Elena Lomban

With trips all over the world running all year long, it takes a special person to lead them and make the magic of an EF College Break trip happen. You have to be energetic, dynamic and give the people what they want in order to be an EFCB tour director. Meet Elena, one of our …

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Grand Tour of Spain Highlights

The old saying goes, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do,” but what about when you’re in Spain? I sat down with traveler and Instagram Takeover participant, Brittany Morgan, about her experience on Grand Tour of Spain this September. After talking for only a few minutes, it became clear that Brittany Carpes the crap …

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