The bridges of Seville might not be the first thing that crosses your mind when you think of the city, men they are and have been of great importance since the beginning. The river Guadalquivir that runs through Seville hasn't always followed the flow of its present course. During the Middle Ages it ran through … Continue reading The Bridges of Seville
Seville isn't only studded with beautfiul buildings and astonishing monuments. The more alternative and modern Seville does exist, you might just have actively to seek it out. Much of the graffiti that can be spotted around town hasn't actually been painted illegally but by professional artists commissioned by the city council during the last few … Continue reading Street Art in Seville
Sevilla pa Svenska recieved Princeton High School Choir this rainy weekend for their coming trip singing around Andalusia. After arriving in Málaga, with a pit stop in Osuna for dinner at Hotel Palacio Marqués de la Gomera, the choir arrived safely in Seville. The next day, over a hundred Americans wandered around Seville in the rain and … Continue reading Come rain or song!
The typical features for a Spaniard are hospitable, talkative and proud of their culture. Therefore, having the possibility to get to know their culture, traditions and cities is a valuable thing. Once you get to know a Spanish person they'll want to teach you everything they know about their city, then and now, and show … Continue reading How to meet Sevillians
You may have noticed the city shield NOȣDO, which may seem modern but is in fact very old. It has been the symbol for the city's logo since the 13th-century and is a hieroglyph with the letters N-O-D-O. During the 13th-century there was an uproar against the king of Seville. However, Seville remained faithful to him and in the … Continue reading NOȣDO
It wouldn't be unfair to call the Swedes health freaks. Always adhering to the latest food trends like sourdough bread, veganism or superfoods. In Spain, this way of living hasn't quite been taken on yet but people mainly stick to the more traditional cuisine. Most food is home made using a host of vegetables and fruit … Continue reading From health freaks to the obliviously wholesome