Category: History

Skyscrapers in Benidorm

Tall constructions Skyscraper – the origin of the term A skyscraper has not always been as we see it today. Originally it was used at sea, to describe a high mast on a sailing ship. Nowadays it is exclusively used to describe particularly high constructions...

Caves in the Marina Alta

Costa Blanca north Normally we spend our days in the towns in Costa Blanca. However today we want to spend a day in a more adventurous way, we go exploring four caves. We find these caves in the Marina Alta area, around Dénia and Jávea....

Another Day in Santa Pola

A little south of Alicante We talked about the beautiful coastal town south of Alicante in earlier blogs, however, we want to invite you to spend another day in Santa Pola with us. We already explained the usual things you can do there, like a...

Another Day in Alicante

A city full of activities We talked about the Capital of our province in earlier blogs, however, we want to invite you to another day in Alicante, because there are so many things to do and discover here. The city buzzes with activities and has...

Spanish and English Christmas Traditions

Faithful to tradition The season of Christmas is upon us. We all have our traditions of spending this time with family and relatives. Costa Blanca is home to many different nationalities, and many of them read our regular blogs. That’s why TheCostaBlancaGuide decided to write...

Dutch and Norwegian Christmas Traditions

Traditional dishes The season of Christmas is upon us. We all have our traditions of spending this time with family and relatives. Costa Blanca is home to many different nationalities, and many of them read our regular blogs. That’s why TheCostaBlancaGuide decided to write a...

What to do when it rains, part 2

Indoor activities What to do in Costa Blanca when it rains? Some indoor activities maybe? The cold season is slowly approaching and this means it can get chilly, windy and some days it may even rain, even though Costa Blanca is well-known for its beautiful...

A day in Agost

An inland village Today we spend a day in Agost, a small town in the inland region of l’Alacantí at just 18 kilometers from Alicante. This village maintains its traditions, lots of potteries still produce their artisan products. There is even a pottery Museum, where...

A day in Bolulla

A small village with 450 inhabitants Today we spend a day in Bolulla, the tiny village a few kilometers inland from Benidorm. Bolulla looks like a quiet magical place, like a small crack in time where we return to agriculture and crowded one-floor houses. There...