Lyon’s December Festival of Lights

December 8, 2016 - Sin comentarios

There are many reasons to visit France's second largest city. Its remarkable history; impressive monuments and sites; and of course its recognised status as France's culinary capital. But another spectacular reason to visit Lyon in early December...Leer más

Sizzling Bacon in Bilbao

December 5, 2016 - Sin comentarios

One of the great figures of 20th-century painting - Irish by nationally, French in his heart, and a transgressive genius of the canvas, Francis Bacon (1909-1992) actually has something of a significant artistic connection with Spain - influenced...Leer más

Getting Creative in Geneva

December 1, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | Juanjo Carvajal The elegant, cosmopolitan capital of French Switzerland is better known as an HQ and crossroads for business, diplomacy, and the world's highest concentration of international organisations than as a tourist destinatio...Leer más

Guachinches, the Pop-up Restaurants of Tenerife

November 28, 2016 - 3 comentarios

photos | Picture a "pop-up" restaurant and you might well imagine some kind of shabby-chic hole in the wall opened temporarily in one of London’s edgier districts. There’s nothing either chic (nor, in many cases, temporary) about Tenerife...Leer más

On the Tapas Trail in Dramatic Ronda, Andalusia

November 22, 2016 - Sin comentarios

The dramatic clifftop city in Andalusia's Málaga province is full of history, spectacular sights and vistas - and of course delicious Spanish food - with local specialities which include a fusion of Castilian and Arabic, a legacy of the 700-yea...Leer más

Madrid’s Dramatic Dance Festival

November 18, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | Alma Pilar Esteva Culture vultures who find themselves in Spain's capital between now and December 8 might want to take note of a highlight of the year's cultural and artistic calendar. During the 31st edition of the Festival de Da...Leer más

Le Beaujolais Nouveau Est Arrivé!

November 17, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | ricochet64 Throughout the year, the calendars of wine lovers are filled with all manner of momentous dates, of harvests, vintage releases, festivals, and more. And since the 1980s, few have been more heralded than the annual third-Thursda...Leer más

Bordeaux Pours It On Anew

November 14, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | Alexander Demyanenko Though its name is synonymous with distinguished French wine, in fact for a long time, the southwestern France city of Bordeaux had a reputation as being grimy and run down. More than 300 historical buildings of the 1...Leer más

Top 6 Winter/Ski Resorts of Switzerland

November 10, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo |  Elisa 69 Die Schweiz/La Suisse is where it all began. For example, ski holidays first took hold in St. Moritz and ski racing in the Mürren-Wengen area, while Davos was where one of the Alps' first ski lifts was constructed and the ...Leer más

33 Terrific Tipples of Europe

November 4, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | Sergey Mironov In addition to trying the food in all the places we travel, it’s fascinating to see how different countries , beyond beer and wine, enjoy very different kinds of spirits, liqueurs, cordials, and distilled beverages. Much h...Leer más

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