Happy Halloween! March of Death in Jerez

In Jerez, even Death needs to wait. Happy Halloween! Death waits to cross and marches on, in the streets of Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain. https://youtu.be/cxQTczRRzHM Happy Halloween! Death in the streets of Barrio Santiago, Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain. En Jerez, incluso la muerte necesita esperar. ¡Feliz Halloween! La Muerte espera para … Continue reading Happy Halloween! March of Death in Jerez

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November Month of the Dead in Jerez; Here’s what to do with kids for Halloween Festivities and Beyond

"Noviembre es el mes de los muertos en España," my Spanish teacher writes. . . And the day of the dead: "Happy Halloween" has crept into this little-big village of ours, Jerez de la Frontera. It doesn't happen everywhere in the city. But it's there nonetheless. So don't be shocked if you see children (and … Continue reading November Month of the Dead in Jerez; Here’s what to do with kids for Halloween Festivities and Beyond

Jerez in November: What To Do and Where to See FREE Flamenco Shows

The best time to see FREE and authentic flamenco performance in Jerez de la Frontera (Cadiz), for me, is in the fall. Why? Simply, it's not as hot as in the summer and not as heavily populated by flamenco-tourists as other times, as I wrote in What to Do and Where to See FREE Flamenco … Continue reading Jerez in November: What To Do and Where to See FREE Flamenco Shows

OPERATION SPEED-CLEANING: Downsizing to Make Money for a Family Gap Year Abroad

One of the many benefits of moving your family to another country on your own dime (you know, when your work is not paying for it?) is that you get to downsize, declutter, donate, and sell as much as you can to make a little cash for a family fun gap year abroad... with kids. … Continue reading OPERATION SPEED-CLEANING: Downsizing to Make Money for a Family Gap Year Abroad

Flamenco in Jerez for Foreigners: Manuel de la Tomasa

Bombastic. In one word, that was Manuel de la Tomasa's outstanding performance at Peña Flamenca (PF) Tio Jose de Paula on the second Saturday of its 35th Otono Flamenco--of FREE authentic flamenco (puro) recitals in October in Jerez de la Frontera. This year's shows are dedicated to Don Antonio Chacón García who was born 150 … Continue reading Flamenco in Jerez for Foreigners: Manuel de la Tomasa

What to do in Jerez with children and family. . . in October? XERA World Music International Festival

What to do in Jerez with children and family. . . in October? Check out the FREE, 3-day, family-friendly festival of music from all over the world--the XERA World Music International Festival. Welcome to kid-friendly Jerez with activities for the entire family.

An hour in Strasbourg with kids?

What can you do with kids in Strasbourg, France? We have a chance to see Strasbourg today for an hour or two, max. It's an unplanned stop and we have two young kids. Should we skip it? After all, we were in Luxembourg city for a family fun day trip yesterday. After clearing our camp … Continue reading An hour in Strasbourg with kids?