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21 Sep 2020
Internship Sanne

Unfortunately my time as an intern at Andalucía Tours and Discovery has come to an end. 14 weeks felt so much shorter than it was, but you know the saying: time flies when you’re having fun!

Due to the Covid-19 epidemic I was not able to go to Seville myself for the internship, so I did it from home. This was quite a different experience than usual and I had to make sure to stay disciplined and keep track of my planning. Because the temptations of doing fun things when it is 30 degrees outside can be quite big.

The tasks I had...

14 Sep 2020
ordering food

When you are on a holiday in Spain you most likely consider going out for dinner at least once during your stay. Especially in Seville it is definitely worth it to visit a typical tapas bar. But in Spain not every waiter in the restaurants speaks English. Therefor it might be helpful to know how to order food in Spanish! We made a small list for you to get started.

To start you want the waiter to come to your table so you can order your food. You can use "¡oiga, camarero!" and after that ask for the menu: “¿podría traerme la...

07 Sep 2020
michelin star

There are many restaurants in Seville and the rest of Andalucía where you can enjoy delicious food. But some of these restaurants have an award called the Michelin Star. We will tell you what a Michelin Star is and which restaurants in Andalucía have one.

The Michelin guide was first published in 1900. This guide was originally intended for French motorists to see where they could find a decent place to eat and spend the night along the way. In 1933 the ‘Stars’ were introduced to highlight special restaurants. Nowadays the Michelin S...

01 Sep 2020
one day in seville

You are close to Seville and you decide to visit Seville for just one day until you continue your journey. But what should you do in just one day in Seville to get the most out of your day?! In this blog we will help you around a little bit by telling you about some activities which you could do in Seville to make the most out of your one-day trip and are corona-proof!
This blog is divided in three parts; first we will tell you what you could do in the mornings, secondly what you could do in the afternoon and eventually we will tell yo...

24 Aug 2020
archivo de indias

Seville has a lot of beautiful parks and buildings, but there are three buildings in Seville that are extra special. The Cathedral, Real Alcázar and Archivo de Indias are the three buildings that are on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

UNESCO stands for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and they aim to reach world peace and security through international cooperation on the three subjects in the name, education, science and culture. The World Heritage List consists of cultural, natural, historical and sci...

17 Aug 2020
spanish lesson

Are you planning to go on a holiday to Seville? Then it would be nice if you speak a little bit of Spanish! We wrote down a number of words and short sentences for you that might be useful for your trip. Let’s start!

English - Spanish

Goodmorning - Buenos días
Goodnight - Buenas noches
Hello - Hola
How are you doing? - ¿Qué tal? / ¿Cómo estas?
Everything alright? - ¿Todo bien?
I’m fine, thanks, and you? - Bien, gracias, ¿y tú / ust...

10 Aug 2020
La Movida

Seville is a city with a lot of history, that is also the reason why a lot of tourists visit the beautiful city each year. Tourists like to learn about the different aspects of history, but mostly it is about the architecture and common things. That is why we will tell you about La Movida Sevillana. A part of history not many people know about.

La Movida was a countercultural movement that took place in Spain during the Spanish transition after the death of Francisco Franco in 1975. The new cultural wave was born in Madrid and then ap...

03 Aug 2020
plaza de españa

Last week we talked about some of González’s most prestigious projects throughout Seville, all over the city we find his architectonic signature. But let us conclude with Aníbal González most brilliant piece of art, with which he culminated his work for the Ibero American World Exposition. This week we talk about the Plaza de España and the end of Aníbal González.

Aníbal’s Plaza de España up to this day could be called the most exquisite open air monument to visit in Seville. The square is a 46 square meter piece of art, combining th...

27 Jul 2020
Aníbal González

Last week we wrote about who Aníbal González is, what he does and what his connection to Seville is. This week we will tell you something more about his projects and buildings in the city.

Edificio para Manuel Nogueira
The Edificio para Manuel Nogueira is the first building that Aníbal build in the Neo-Mudéjar style. The building was built in 1907 and is located between the street junction of Martín Villa and Santa Maria de Gracia. The house was built for a man named Manuel Nogueira. The reason why the house is unique, is becaus...

20 Jul 2020

Aníbal González Álvarez-Ossorio is his full name, but when people talk about him, they only use his first two names. Aníbal was born in 1876 in Seville and he studied in Madrid at ‘La Escuela Superior de Arquitectura’ (Madrid Superior Technical School of Architecture). He graduated from the school in 1902 as an architect, with the best academic results in his year. After he finished his studies, he got married to Ana Gómez Millán, who is the daughter of architect José Gómez Otero. Together with his wife, Aníbal took a trip through Spain, Ita...

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