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by Olivia Elson on Monday, December 05, 2011
When most people think of the greatest Spanish contributions to the world, perhaps the most immediate things to spring to mind are flamenco music , tapas , and siestas. The Spaniards are not famed for the inventors. Painters , writers and poets perhaps; but it is a little known fact that Spain is responsible for some incredibly important, and some rather wacky innovations. Here is a rundown of 10 of the most significant and some of the most unusual inventions to come from Spain :… read more »
by Olivia Elson on Friday, October 14, 2011
A group of burglars who have recently been targeting Spain’s most prestigious restaurants were caught on Wednesday 12 th October. The ‘Band of Michelin Stars’ are suspected to be responsible for over a dozen robberies that took place over the summer, mainly carried out in some of the Basque country’s best known restaurants such as Arzak, Akelarre and Martín Berasatequi. These three restaurants account for half of the three-starred Michelin restaurants in Spain , and are considered to serve some of the finest Spanish cuisine available… read more »