Scintillating Spirits of Spain

April 29, 2016 - Sin comentarios

These days, the fact that Spanish cuisine has become one of the most acclaimed worldwide is no secret: people travel by the thousand to the country’s main cities to sample the essence of culinary tourism and indulge their taste buds. Let’s not fo...Leer más

Soaking Up the Thermal Baths of Budapest, Hungary

April 28, 2016 - Sin comentarios

One of my very favorite things to do in Budapest when I spent some time there a few years ago was to spend a nice, soothing afternoon at a wonderful old fürdő (bath house). In the day and age of the elaborate luxury spa, old-fashioned bath ...Leer más

Cantabria’s Star Turn in the Movies

April 26, 2016 - Sin comentarios

The sometimes moody beauty of this verdant land in Spain’s north has provided many an atmospheric backdrop for films in recent years, especially thanks to director Alejandro Amenábar, who came up here to shoot the likes of the 2015 crime thril...Leer más

Touring ‘Game of Thrones’ Locations in 6 Countries

April 25, 2016 - Sin comentarios

As the sixth season of the HBO's blockbuster fantasy phenomenon gets underway, more travellers than ever want to follow in the footsteps of the heroes and villains of Westeros and Essos. A good deal of what makes Game of Thrones so atmospheric i...Leer más

‘Moors’ and ‘Christians’ Go At It Again in Alicante

April 22, 2016 - Sin comentarios

One of the key episodes of history that distinguishes Spain from the rest of Europe was the seven centuries most of the Iberian Peninsula spent under the rule of the Moors – invading Muslims from North Africa who gradually took over beginning in ...Leer más

Majorica Pearls – Another Elegant Brand Ambassador of Spain

April 20, 2016 - Sin comentarios

Not many international brands – or, let’s face it, many brands at all – can claim a pedigree stretching back well over a century. And in the area of luxury goods, the Balearic Islands’ Majorica Pearls are pretty much in a class by themsel...Leer más

Ireland’s Wild, Wonderful Cliffs of Moher

April 19, 2016 - Sin comentarios

On the coast of County Clare, three hours from Dublin and 90 minutes from the fetching city of Galway, the Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland’s most famous landscapes, prominently featured on guidebook covers and in travel media of all kind...Leer más

San Sebastián as a 2016 European Capital of Culture

April 11, 2016 - Sin comentarios

As many of you know, every year since 1985 the European Union has designated a pair of cities to be spotlighted as organisers of a yearlong programme of cultural events to – among other things – promote Europe’s shared heritage and raise th...Leer más

3 Surprisingly Different Sides of Vienna

April 7, 2016 - Sin comentarios

Sure, if most of us think about Austria’s capital, we think tradition, the Opera House, waltzes, Habsburg palaces, and Sacher torte, with the Vienna Woods and the Alps off in the distance. You might be surprised to learn about the other sides of ...Leer más

8 Star Dishes of Andalusia

April 6, 2016 - Sin comentarios

The immense variety of Andalusian cuisine is matched only by its diversity as a territory: eight beautiful provinces where you will find coasts, marshes, mountains, plains and remote mountain areas. This in addition to its deep roots of identity ...Leer más

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