Resultados con tag "tradition"

Typical Spanish PART III: Paella

Typical Spanish PART III: Paella

Paella is one of the most typical Spanish dishes, mostly next to the Mediterranean Sea, where there are hundreds and hundreds of different recipes for paella: meat paella, seafood paella, vegetable...

Sants Quarter festival in Barcelona is approaching

Sants Quarter festival in Barcelona is approaching

Hostal Mare Nostrum announce la Fiesta Mayor del Barrio de Sants, one of the best in Barcelona. When visiting a city one of the best moments are when each neighborhood is having its own festival,...

The festival of St John in Barcelona

The festival of St John in Barcelona

The festival of San Juan is celebrated on June 23rd and it is one of the shortest nights of the year because of its proximity to the summer solstice, and is considered as a magical night: legend sais...

Typical Spanish
PART II: "Having the Vermut”

Typical Spanish PART II: "Having the Vermut”

"Making a Vermouth" or “Hacer el Vermut” is to drink a liquor called Vermouth and eat a snack a while before eating at noon, so about 12 hours. There are several types of vermouth, but perhaps...

Typical Spanish
PART I: Siesta time

Typical Spanish PART I: Siesta time

A siesta is a short nap taken in the early afternoon, often after the midday meal. The siesta is a typical custom in Spain and Latin America (but also in China, Taiwan, Philippines, India, Greece...

Barcelona Traditions: Sant Ponç Fair

Barcelona Traditions: Sant Ponç Fair

Hostal Mare Nostrum want to talk today of a traditional fair in Barcelona: Fira de Sant Ponç. Every May 11 is celebrated in Calle Hospital, just next to the street Sant Pau (where we are), the...

La Feria de Abril in Barcelona 2012

La Feria de Abril in Barcelona 2012

As every year, Hostal Mare Nostrum gets you closer the the wonderful Feria de Abril in Barcelona, and in 2012 the dates chosen are: from Friday April 27 to Sunday May 6. A whole week of dance, music...

It's Saint George in Catalonia, have you ever heard about the legend?

It's Saint George in Catalonia, have you ever heard about the legend?

According to popular tradition, Sant Jordi was a Roman soldier and was born in the 3rd century in Capadocia in Turkey. This Saint, who was under the orders of the emperor Diocletian, refused to carry...

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!

From Hostal Mare Nostrum we would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a VERY happy new year. HAPPY 2012! Remember that you will find the best deals with our offers and promotions.

Santa Llúcia Fair, a Catalan tradition

Santa Llúcia Fair, a Catalan tradition

Hostal Mare Nostrum wants to talk today about a very appreciated fair in our city, La Feria de Santa Llúcia. The Fira de Santa Llúcia date of 1786 and is considered one of the longest established...