There is only one word that can truly describe Alicante: completely underrated. All right, it’s two words. But this is not the point here. The main point is that when I visited Alicante, I didn’t have high hopes about the city. Although it is quite close to Valencia, the city where I currently live, I wasn’t very keen on visiting it. Boy, how wrong was I.
Where is it?
Due to its size, you might not have heard about Alicante before. Let me tell you where it is: it’s located South of Valencia, at around 182 km by highway. The access to and from Alicante is very simple either it is by car, bus or plane.
Tapas. Tapear. Go out for tapas. They all suggest the same thing: eating small and delicious portions of food while you hang out with friends and family. While in some parts of Spain you get olives or chips to accompany your beer, in others you get to have a real feast just by ordering a beer. It sounds crazy, but it’s true. Are you curious to discover which are the best types of tapas in Spain?
Everyone knows sangria. Is that cool, redhead that people love when they are at those summer parties when the main goal is to enjoy yourself and find a way to get rid of the hotness. But sangria’s popularity is not only limited to Spain. Most Europe and the US know everything about this drink. So if you are the only one who still doesn’t know the history of sangria, keep on reading.
What Sangria Isn’t Telling You
Sangria means bloody;
it is normally created from soda water, fruit juice, red wine, fruit, ice and brandy.