“Ibiza, Spain: the party destination Vegas doesn’t want you to know about” By: Kirsten Hudson
Imagine Las Vegas as a beautiful beachfront island, with no rules or inhibitions; Perfect weather, more accessible and better variety of nightlife, where the freaks come out harder and later at night. Imagine landing in your destination, and everyone on the plane begins cheering, laughing, and taking shots; then you have Ibiza. Ibiza, Spain is a Balearic Island located just off of Valencia, in the Mediterranean Sea. Little known to most Americans, it is a Mecca of culture, dance, parties, music, and scenery. What some consider being the undisputed party capital of the world, it is most known for its legendary and at times riotous nightlife. “These parties, Ibiza parties, would make Vegas blush.” says long time Ibiza resident, enthusiast, and beat maker, Yuniq. Best known for its wild nightlife, Ibiza is broken up into two main half’s: the Eivissa (Catalan for Ibiza) region in the south, and the Santa Eularia region in the north. The South, typically referred to as “Old Town” is filled with quaint cobbled streets, beautiful old buildings, and bustling streets, international resorts, and rigorous nightlife. The northern area is more known for its mesmerizing landscape and extraordinary natural beauty. A peaceful counterpart to its hard partying neighbor, this is where most residents reside and relax. Endless beaches beautifully surround this tropical paradise, but it’s not just your ordinary day at the beach. Ibiza is one of the most popular holiday destinations among Europeans. In the hot summer months, people flock to this party utopia by the thousands from all corners of Europe, and beyond. Why don’t more Americans know about this party utopia? Probably because of the current economy, and the Euro increasing in value seemingly daily, people are reluctant to do European vacations. For those of us who want to work hard, and play harder, the epic memories and...
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