October 2015

20/10/2015

5 visits that will make you live the scariest Halloween

Halloween is the most awaited festivity by all those who feel a special attraction for horror films. One of the plans that are repeated during this time is to enjoy a movie of this genre while you look for ideas for your next disguise. Whether you are followers of such marathons or you prefer other […]

16/10/2015

The origins and traditions of Halloween in Northern Spain

Surely many of you have planned a getaway to enjoy the Day of All Saints. The prelude to the Christmas celebrations brings together a number of traditions among which the Anglo-Saxon influence is obvious. Despite the latter, the roots of the current Halloween celebrations are outside American borders and, even now, there are many areas […]

14/10/2015

The ‘Tuna’: a medieval vestige in the XXI century

Today, when we talk about the Tuna, the general perception is that it is a musical tradition whose anachronism makes it a rarity within contemporary student customs. Despite this, there are many people who do not hesitate to stand up for the permanence of this picturesque century-old institution in the today’s musical culture of our […]

13/10/2015

Upcoming cultural events in Galicia

The months of September and October mark the beginning of a new season in many of the most important artistic disciplines. The main Galician cities will host this fall a lot of cultural events aimed at all audiences, from students to family. In Five Sensations we make a selection of the most outstanding programmes of the new […]

09/10/2015

Advantages for ornithological tourism in Galicia

Of all the types of tourism in our country, the one that focuses on bird watching continues to be the great unknown. Contrary to what happens in other European and American countries as United Kingdom, Belgium or the United States, in Spain the bird tourism is usually supplemented with other cultural or sporting activities. The latter means that […]

07/10/2015

This fall, immerse yourself in the Galician nature

Autumn has begun with a temperature decrease and chaging consequently the nature of the most popular vacation getaways. The tourism of sun and beach gives way to a kind of tourism marked by the contact with the environment and the harvest of this season’s typical products such as mushrooms and chestnuts. Green Spain, and more specifically Galicia, has a landscape marked […]

02/10/2015

San Froilán makes Lugo the epicenter of Galician’s social life

The city of Lugo is a day to give the go-ahead to its most famous festivity. As usual since the mid-eighteenth century, the Roman city pays homage to its patron saint, San Froilán, through a series of activities to encourage participation and enjoyment of all audiences. This celebration of religious origin has become, over the […]