Northwest Argentina: Wine, Cheese & Spectacular Landscapes

March 21, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Beyond capital Buenos Aires, South America's second largest country is packed with an enormous variety of incredible sights, sites, and experiences. And one area which tends to get less attention from visitors is its northwest, the Argentine Nort...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

Street Art of Havana: A Photo Essay

March 14, 2017 - Sin comentarios

In the past few years, art has truly been one of the bright spots in Cuba's cities, and especially in capital Havana. In addition to a quite fine Museum of Cuban Fine Arts (Calle Trocadero between Zulueta & Monserrate), with works spanning t...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

The Lovely, Little Known Wine Country of Brazil

March 6, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photos | David Paul Appell When even wine connoisseurs think of Latin America and the fruit of the vine, Argentina and Chile of course immediately spring to mind. But to their east, in Brazil’s southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul, lies a sli...Leer más

Guatemala – Culture, Nature, and….Weddings??

March 2, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Dave Wilson Though the largest country in Central America, Guatemala is by world standards pretty small - just 109,000 square kilometres (just over 73,300 sq. miles). that offers much more than one can imagine, and the thing is that this...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

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

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