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BARCELONA CITY, THE CULTURAL METROPOLIS

Spain is a very rich country. Its history and migratory past have managed to integrate, today, Latin joy, Mediterranean culture and Arab heritage. Undoubtedly, an explosive and successful mix that makes everyone who tries it fall in love. There are many different cities in Spain that are worth visiting. We recommend you to visit the…

THE BEST VIEW OVER GIJÓN: MIRADOR DE LA PROVIDENCIA

Experience Gijón’s natural diversity from the viewpoint in La Providencia Scenic outposts are always a great destination to get an overview of the city and to enjoy the beautfiul landscape. Of course, Asturias offers quite a few of them. Probably the one with the best view of Gijón is located in La Providencia. Beyond the Playa…

CIMADEVILLA: GIJÓN’S BEAUTIFUL OLD TOWN

Explore Cimadevilla’s picturesque streets with a tour around the Old Town of Gijón Cimadevilla is not only one of the most charming neighbourhoods but also a witness and protagonist of significant historical events in Gijón: from Roman times, medieval conflicts, the development of the port to the beginnings of industrialization. The monuments in the upper neighborhood…

UNIVERSIDAD DE OVIEDO: ERASMUS OVIEDO / ERASMUS GIJON

You just got the confirmation of your ERASMUS grant for the Universidad de Oviedo? Congratulations! Here are some useful tips for your semester abroad: Universidad de Oviedo – The Campuses Depending on what you are going to study in Asturias, your classes are going to be located in a different place. The campuses of the…

LIVING IN SPAIN: CULTURE SHOCKS AND PLEASANT SURPRISES

10 things you need to know about living in Spain You are flirting with the idea of moving to Spain or maybe have already decided on it and packed your bags? Then this is the place to look for advice! We have put together a list of things that might help you adjust to the…

WEATHER IN ASTURIAS: WHAT TO EXPECT?

Find out the best travel time for perfect weather in Asturias When you come to Asturias, you must be aware of two things: it’s windy and humidity is high! Located between the Atlantic Ocean and a high mountain range, Asturian weather comes along with many strong breezes and quick changes throughout the day from sunny…

JAEN SPAIN, THE CAPITAL OF OLIVE OIL

Spain has a lot of interesting places to discover. If you are in Asturias, rather being an expat or a tourist, maybe you would like to visit some other towns. This time we are going to talk about Jaén, one of the most beautiful cities of Andalucía. Visiting Jaen Spain Jaén is a Spanish town located…

MADRID, SPAIN’S LIVELY CAPITAL

Spain has a lot of interesting places to discover. If you are in Asturias, rather being an expat or a tourist, maybe you would like to visit some other towns. This time we are going to talk about Madrid, the capital of the country. Visiting Madrid Spain Madrid is the capital of Spain and has,…

10 REASONS TO VISIT ASTURIAS IN SPAIN

Asturias is a region located on the Cantabrian coast, in northern Spain. This place, located between the sea and the mountains, is known as “natural paradise” because of its spectacular landscapes. The powerful contrast of green and blue tones stimulates all the senses of everyone who visits it. Due to its privileged natural environment, formed by valleys,…

FROM CAGLIARI TO GIJON: MICHELE ROSSI

                                                              Asturias. A chill paradise. I was born in Cagliari (IT), Sardinian capital of immense beauty. Like Gijon, Cagliari is a small town but full of adventures. During these years I was lucky enough to be able to live in two beautiful cities that changed my life: London and Turin. Two great metropolises that in…