Like most festivals in Spain, New Year's Eve, known as "Nochevieja" is usually a family affair which takes place at home.
Until midnight people tend to stay at home and on the stroke of midnight it is traditional to eat 12 grapes, one on each stroke of the clock to bring good luck for the New Year.
Ernest Hemingways existentialist short story The Undefeated" will be the first thing comes in a good readers mind when thinking about Spain. Hemingway portrayed the undying spirit of a `field-out bull fighter in that story. Spain is the historical land of Bull fighting and Flamenco music. With beautiful beaches, picturesque country side and umpteen genres of music, Spain is destined to be a great celebration spot and romantic destination. Foreign tourists fly to Spain for an exotic experience on Valentines Day the cultural versatility of Spain can be seen in their ways of celebrating festivals.
Food and travel go together like planes and airports. No matter where you go you'll have little trouble finding at least one culinary experience that will help you understand the local culture. In some countries the food is the highlight, drawing many a foodie to its borders, like a moth to a flame. Here are 10 countries (in no particular order) that your taste buds will thank you for visiting.