La Castanyada – forget Halloween, this is the real tradition for All Hallows Eve in Catalonia!

The night of 31 October – the eve of the Día dels Difunts, or the Day of the Dead, or All Saint’s Day – was when Catalan families used to settle down around a roaring fireplace to nibble on roasted chestnuts, sweet potatoes and little marzipan cakes known as panellets, washed down with a sweet … Read moreLa Castanyada – forget Halloween, this is the real tradition for All Hallows Eve in Catalonia!

Good news for visitors to the Costa Brava next year

The number of British visitors to the Costa Brava is expected to rise in 2019, with Jet2Holidays forecasting a 10% increase Tour operators Jet2Holiday expects to increase the number of British visitors to the Costa Brava by 10% next year, mainly through the sale of package holidays linked to the 22 weekly flights that Jet2 … Read moreGood news for visitors to the Costa Brava next year