Triana

Seville and Triana, a love divided in two: two banks, two cities. Triana has long been considered its own city and when crossing the bridge you don't head to the other side but to Seville. According to legend, the goddess Astarté, who was being pursued by Hercules, who was blinded by love for her, escaped … Continue reading Triana

Bullfighting

The bullfighting season has started here in Seville along with the Seville Fair and will be ongoing until autumn. However, it's not without resistance. There has been a long standing debate about bullfighting in Spain where the opinions have divided the people into two almost equal parts: those who are in favour and those who are against. … Continue reading Bullfighting

Costa de la Luz

Thankfully, Seville is about an hour from the coast and the beautiful beaches of Cádiz and Huelva since it's one of the hottest cities in the Iberian peninsula. The coastline called Costa de la Luz is where many Sevillians escape in the heat of summer when the temperature reaches up to 45 degress (in the … Continue reading Costa de la Luz

Expo ’92 turns 25

There is a lot to see in Seville that is historically beautiful, but don't be fooled by the appearance of the architecture: many buildnings around the city are relatively new. It was when city started facing a downfall in 1929  that it was decided to host the great Ibero-American, or Latin American, Exposition of 1929 … Continue reading Expo ’92 turns 25

Guide

Hi! Are you Swedish and living in the Seville area? Our travel agency Sevilla pa Svenska is currently looking for guides who speak Swedish and have a good level of Spanish, more languages is a plus! If you are interested, or if you know someone who would be a good fit for the role, contact … Continue reading Guide

Sevilla or Betis?

When visiting Seville and talking to its locals it's almost inevitable to be asked (or ask) which of the teams you (or they) support. Seville is renowned for the passion of its football fans. However, you either wear the white and red of Sevilla or the green and white of Real Betis, there is no middle … Continue reading Sevilla or Betis?