Lavender Festival in Brihuega Spain | Sunshine and Siestas | An American Expat in Spain – Spain Travel Article

Lavender Festival in Brihuega Spain | Sunshine and Siestas | An American Expat in Spain You don’t need to travel from Madrid to Provence to see lavender fields in bloom this summer. Brihuega, a blip of a village in the Guadalajara province, has come to produce close to 10% of the world’s lavender. My parents had a few scattered plants in the backyard of my childhood home, and, along with lightening bugs and scrapes on my knees, the lavender bloom was…

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The Complete Guide to Summer Fun – Devour Madrid – Spain Travel Article

The Complete Guide to Summer Fun – Devour Madrid This blog post was originally posted on July 2, 2018 and was updated on July 1, 2019. The dog days of summer are in full swing, but Madrid still boasts plenty of fun in the sun throughout August. At first glance, it may seem that August may not be the most ideal time of year to visit Madrid. Take thousands of tourists pouring into the city, subtract the locals who flee…

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August- a Busy Month in Stockholm! – Sweden Travel Article

August- a Busy Month in Stockholm! Free concert with the Royal PhilharmonicPhoto by Jeppe Wikström/mediabank.visitstockholm.com July is the month when most Swedes take their holidays and flee the cities… either heading to summer homes or even further abroad. Because of this, no festivals, events or major concerts are generally scheduled for this month. Instead, the months of June and August are full of festivals and events. Below is a calendar for August and the beginning of September on what is…

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