Playa de las Catedrales, Galicia

Playa de Augas Sanatas (Beach of the Holy Waters) was renamed in Playa de las Catedrales (Cathedrals Beach) for its spectacular arch-shaped rock formation around it, that resembles the arches of a cathedral. It is located in the province of Lugo (Galicia), just 10 kilometers west from the town of Ribadeo and although it is…

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Cala de Sa Calobra, Majorca

The beach of Sa Calobra is situated in the area Escorca, on the northwest coast of Mallorca, 38 kilometers from Soller in a spectacular bay surrounded by the mountains. The beach is situated at the mouth of the Torrent de Pareis river. This very small beach is formed of sand, gravel and pebbles with clear blue…

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Cala Saona, Formentera

The beach of Cala Saona is situated in the western part of Formentera just a few kilometers from the town San Francesc. Although Formentera has miles and miles of beaches, this one is definitely one of the most popular. Despite its small size ( it is about 150 meters long ), this beach will enchant…

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19 Interesting facts about Spain

The only car brand in Spain is Seat. The majority of Spanish people do not approve bullfighting. La Tomatina is celebrated each year near Valencia and it is the biggest tomato fight in the world. Spain did not participate in either First or Second World War. Spain produces about 43 percent of world’s olive oil.…

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19 Interesting facts about Italy

Over 60 percent of the world’s art treasures are found in Italy. The first battery was invented by Alessandro Volta. The world’s first pizzeria is Antica Pizzeria Port’Alba which was opened in 1830 in Naples. Venice Film Festival is the oldest international film festival in the world, founded in 1932. The city of Parma is…

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