Top 6 Revolutionary War Sites of New York City

July 4, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Daniel Schwen Back before, during, and after the American Revolution (1776-1983) and the years leading up to it, New York City was as now the largest and one of the most important cities of the nascent United States of America – and in fact even s...Leer más

An Awesomely Unique Morocco Music Festival

June 30, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Fabio Gismondi As the summer advances, it's heating up in Morocco not just temperature-wise but culture-wise, too. And one cultural landmark unique in all the world - and celebrating its 20th edition this year - is the Gnaoua World Music Festival, o...Leer más

Alicante, Spain Goes Wild for St. John’s Eve

June 24, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Pexels It's an undeniable trait of the Spanish national character that most everyone loves a festival. You can safely say that approximately every other week (if not every week) there is a festival, feria, or fiesta somewhere in Spain – including ...Leer más

42 Years After ‘Jaws’, Martha’s Vineyard Still Quite a Catch

June 14, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Vidu Gunaratna Some time ago I happened to run across that toothy old classic Jaws online, and as I watched, the impossibly picturesque maritime settings and endless beaches awakened in me a nostalgia for the light, colours, sounds, and tastes of...Leer más

It’s Summer, & They’re Off! (To Elegant Saratoga Springs, New York)

June 5, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Dennis W Donohue I got the horse right here, The name is Paul Revere, And here's a guy that says that the weather's clear, Can do, can do, this guy says the horse can do. If he says the horse can do, can do, can do… As the chap at...Leer más

Spanish History Lesson: The Real Pirates of the Caribbean

May 30, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Howard Pyle/Buccaneers and Marooners of the Spanish Main", Harper's Magazine In the fifth film of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Dead Men Tell No Tales (aka Salazar’s Revenge), the eponymous evil and undead Spanish navy captain Armando...Leer más

Barcelona’s Iconic Montjuïc Hill Celebrated in Poster Exhibition

May 29, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Ajuntament de Barcelona The "mountain" known as Montjuïc (at a maximum 185 metres/606 feet high, really more like a broad, shallow, and admittedly very big hill) in Barcelona's southwest looms large over the city not just physically but ...Leer más

Some of the USA’s Best Museums Are in Boston

May 16, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Kalim Saliba For those interested in USA history, "Beantown" is a bonanza, with its many sites and neighbourhoods rich in colonial, revolutionary, and republican history over its 400 years of existence. But Boston is also one of this country’s ...Leer más

In New York City, MoMA’s Frank Lloyd Wright Retrospective

May 12, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Pablo Sanchez One of the 20th century’s most iconic and influential architects, Wisconsin-born Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) was one of the defining creators of modern architecture through more than 530 buildings, from iconic private residences...Leer más

Spain’s Castille-León Region a Tasty Food World Unto Itself

May 9, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Culturally and politically, Spain is made up of 17 "autonomous communities", and the largest is Castilla y León, stretching north of Madrid nearly to the Bay of Biscay, westward to Portugal, and eastward to Aragón. With deep historic and tradi...Leer más

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