The Creative Contemporary Side of Athens

March 23, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Greece's capital is like a box of assorted biscuits. It's exciting to take the lid off, and you can spend hours and days rummaging through the attractive variety of reasons for devouring them down to the last crumb. Like the Parthenon, some are ...Leer más

Spain’s Cantabria a Verdant Wonder

March 20, 2017 - Sin comentarios

One of Spain's best kept secrets is a land of green rolling hills and rugged sea coast, wedged up north between the Basque Country and Asturias. Cantabria is an autonomous community with a huge, bustling capital, Santander, but in its hinterland...Leer más

Northern Ireland: Good Things Come in Wee Packages

March 17, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Northern Ireland Tourism Most people think of the Emerald Isle in terms of the Republic of Ireland, from capital Dublin to iconic spots such as the Ring of Kerry, the Cliffs of Moher, Blarney Castle, and Galway.  But less well known ...Leer más

On the Art Deco Trail in Shanghai

March 15, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | chuyuss Especially in the 21st century, Shanghai is more than ever a city of contrasts - from its traditional corners to its hypermodern skyline, especially embodied in the Pudong district. Perhaps less familiar to many, though, is that Ch...Leer más

Empúries & the Ancient Greeks in Spain

March 13, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Josep Curto That the history of Spain includes centuries as a colony of ancient Rome as well as rule by Muslim dynasties from North Africa is known to many. What’s less familiar are the others who came before them, including Celts, Iberi...Leer más

Another Great Way to See Europe: River Cruises

March 8, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photos | Viking River Cruises Cruising continues apace its boom of the past quarter century, and in 2017, one of luxury travel’s fastest-growing sectors has become river cruising, particularly in Europe; these days, a growing number of companies...Leer más

Pantsula, the Cool Dance of South Africa’s Urban Youth

March 7, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Literally, pantsula translates from Zulu as "to walk like a duck". It's an energetic, syncopated urban dance that originated in Johannesburg townships during a traumatic period of apartheid in the 1950s, and is today seeing a resurgence among the...Leer más

Sweet Salzburg, City of Music & Chocolate

February 28, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Bertl123 As soon as you set foot in Austria‘s fourth largest city, near the German border three hours west of Vienna, music is in the air. Whether you arrive at the airport or the train station, Mozart tunes are piped in, which puts ...Leer más

‘Queen of Nuts’: Spain’s Marcona Almonds

February 27, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | MSPhotographic Spain has an impressive number of foodie favourites associated with it - cured Serrano and Ibérico hams, olive oil, saffron, and so on. One that's less well known but prized by nut connoisseurs (as opposed to nutty connoiss...Leer más

The Way of St. James in Asturias, Spain

February 25, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photos | © Turismo de Asturias The Way of St. James, the mediaeval pilgrimage route from Paris down to Galicia's capital Santiago de Compostela, is famous for not just its spirituality but its history, culture, and pristine nature, making it one...Leer más

4 written by Diane Blanco

9/10/2013

Madrid has a wonderful day and nightlife. Some of the smaller Museos are most interesting ie..Sorella Museum and Cervantes House in Alcala de Henares.
I alo SW the best version of Cats in Madrid a few years ago. There is something for everyone who visits Madrid. People watching at an outdoor Cafe is the best…And do not forget Churros and Chocolate!

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