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

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

‘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

12 Top Spots for Traditional Eats & Drinks in Seville

February 21, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Sandra Vallaure The historic centre of Spain's third largest city has so many authentic bars which specialise in tasty tapas and frosty beer that one blog post isn't enough to do them justice. So it falls to me to make the selection, base...Leer más

It’s Time Again: Carnaval in Rio!

February 17, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Nicolas de Camaret Rio de Janeiro's greatest and most famous festival is unquestionably one of the world's, as well, an over-the-top extravaganza of samba schools parading their raucous music, dancing, and extravagant floats and costumes...Leer más

Tasty Treats of Málaga’s Culinary ‘Golden Mile’

February 15, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Quintanilla Known as the Spanish city with the highest quality of life, the largest metropolis on Andalusia's Costa del Sol mixes tradition and modernity, and is a sunsplashed postcard full of corners tasty to all the senses, from history...Leer más

Love ‘La La Land’? You’ll Love Its Los Angeles Locations, Too

February 7, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Lionsgate Just when you thought that Hollywood’s musicals from its golden era were deep-sixed and buried six feet under, here comes La La Land, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, which recently swept the Golden Globes (with a record ...Leer más

Artsy Wynwood – Miami’s Hottest ‘Hood

February 3, 2017 - Sin comentarios

It seems that one of the badges of any hip metropolis in the world these days is the gritty but vibrant arts district, breathing new and creative life into once depressed and/or decrepit areas and evolving into a gentrified hipster neighbourhood. In ...Leer más

Exhibition Marks 80th Anniversary of Picasso’s Searing ‘Guernica’

January 10, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | mookiefl Along with its share of tumult and uncertainty, there's no doubt that 2017 will also be bringing us the positive, interesting, and uplifting. One such event is in the works at Madrid's Reina Sofía Museum, devoted to 20th-century...Leer más

It’s the 12th Day of Christmas! So What Was All That About?

January 6, 2017 - Sin comentarios

image | Xavier Romero-Frias From a religious standpoint, the Christmas season actually ends today on the Feast of Epiphany (also known in Hispanic countries as Three Kings Day). During this past holiday season you no doubt heard more than your sha...Leer más

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