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Celebrating the Christmas Holiday in Spain

Christmas Holiday in Spain

The Christmas season is a beautiful time to visit Spain.  The streets are decorated with Christmas lights, nativity scenes and there are many craft and holiday markets where you can buy gifts andsavory treats.

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History of the Spanish Mantón: The Manila Shawl

The Spanish Manton or Manila shawl is a Spanish emblem, but this beautiful shawl actually originated in Canton, China and in the 16th century was introduced through Spanish trade to the Philippine capital of Manila, a Spanish colony at that time. Continue reading History of the Spanish Mantón: The Manila Shawl

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10 Gifts for People Passionate about Spain

1) One of the first things thought of when thinking about Spain is sangria. Sangria is traditionally made with chilled red wine and a variet of chopped fresh fruit. Most of Spain’s bars and restaurants have outdoor patios where you can sip sangria and people watch. Continue reading 10 Gifts for People Passionate about Spain

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How Ceramics from Toledo, Spain are Made

Spain is famous for it’s handmade ceramics, mostly for the pieces that come from Toledo such as the ones that we offer here on our website, fromspain.com.  We are happy to share with you the true artisan process that takes place just to create one single plate, bowl, mug or decorative item.. Continue reading How Ceramics from Toledo, Spain are Made

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Suggestions When Visiting Madrid

There are so many wonderful things about Spain that make it an exciting and worthwhile place to visit. Spain has an extensive history that can been appreciated through it’s art, architecture and culture and. I am not an expert on all the places to see, but I am happy to give a general idea of where I suggest one visit.   Continue reading Suggestions When Visiting Madrid