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How to pack for a Spanish vacation

Share Planning European vacations takes a lot of preparation. Once the airline tickets have been booked, hotel rooms are reserved, and the activities are planned, travelers can just about see the silver lining, but one crucial obstacle still lies ahead: the dreaded task of packing. Packing for a vacation should not consist of mindlessly throwing…

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Swimwear on Spanish beaches differs from typical U.S. attire

Swimwear on Spanish beaches differs from typical U.S. attire

Share Throughout Spain, a modest and conservative dress code applies. Longer shorts and skirts are preferred in the summer, and crop tops and tight miniskirts are discouraged for religious reasons. There’s only one exception: beachwear. Swimwear in Spain is viewed as anything but conservative. “It’s super provocative and always controversial at runway shows,” fashion writer…

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Dressing for the Running of the Bulls: San Fermin Fashion

Dressing for the Running of the Bulls: San Fermin Fashion

Share The “Encierro” or Running of the Bulls is undoubtedly the highlight of the annual San Fermin fiesta in Pamplona, Spain. The festivities begin promptly at 8 a.m. at the Church of San Cernin. As the clock chimes 8 a.m., two rockets explode into the sky, signaling a herd of 12 bulls to charge down…

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