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The ancient capitals of Spain – ten cities that were once seats of Spanish power
EVERY city in Spain has fascinating stories to tell and historic artefacts to show off, but did you know which were once former capitals...
Enormous cache of Roman weapons found on the Spanish island of Menorca
ARCHAEOLOGISTS have uncovered a large cache of Roman weapons and tools in the protohistoric settlement of Son Catlar, Menorca. A statement released by the University...
Expat duo create website chronicling history of Spain’s castles starring in blockbuster hits
There are around 2,500 castles in Spain and Jaen in Andalucia has the largest number, with 237, however no films have shot there.
Jack Gaioni explores the horrors of a Civil War concentration camp and Franco’s grip on the Spanish press
IF you were hoping for a ‘feel good’ article, read no further. If you were hoping for some logical, ‘moral-to-the story account’ - again, read...
Bullets found in Andalucia city attributed to ‘murders’ of the Spanish Civil War
It is thought that executions carried out by Republicans between July 19 and August 8 took place at the burial site during the war.
Potatoes brought peace to Spain
POTATOES brought back to Europe by the Spanish reduced civil conflict for almost 200 years. Researchers from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that...
Ronda is a cobbled gem where visitors are quickly transported back in time, writes Jed Neill
IF you were planning for a tour guide but forgot to book in advance... don’t worry, just follow your feet and Ronda will do...
New book charts turbulent history of Spain
The Reign in Spain was written by William Kristjan Arnold to answer the repeated questions of friends and family about its modern history