5 Days of Celebration In Almuñécar – Día de Andalucía and Carnaval 2014

Let me just start by saying “I love our Spanish town of Almuñécar”.  As with most places in Spain, there is always something to celebrate and this weekend was no exception.  The town is full of tourists and there is an energy we just love.  For the past 5 days, we have been partaking in parades, parties, friends and tourist sites.  I will just warn you, I am wiped out, so be prepared for me to just ramble on in this post.
Carnaval Almunecar Spain 2014 Continue reading

Costumes aren’t just for Halloween

After Christmas and Three Kings Day here in Spain, we noticed the holiday decorations were quickly pulled from the shelves in the local stores.  This isn’t too different from the U.S., out with one holiday and in with the next.  In the U.S. the next holiday would likely be Valentines Day.  Here in Spain what comes next is a bit different for us and we needed to come up with some good costume ideas!  Continue reading