Iberia & the Way of St. James

July 24, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Manuel This week marks the highlight of the year for many in the majestic Galicia city of Santiago de Compostela: the celebrations and events surrounding tomorrow's Feast Day of St. James the Apostle, by when many of those hiking northern Spain's Ca...Leer más

Iberia Plus Supercharges Shopping in Madrid & Barcelona

July 17, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Who luvs them some shopping on holiday? Well, have we got deals for you. In recent years, Spain outlet shopping has been growing in popularity, and its two largest cities, Madrid and Barcelona, now sport elegant outlet shopping centres. And sinc...Leer más

Spain’s *Real* Goth Girls (& Guys): Top 7 Visigothic Sites

July 10, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando   The Visigoths were among the Germanic tribes that sacked imperial Rome in the early 5th century and came to hold sway over significant swaths of what is today Italy and especially southern Fran...Leer más

The Sweet Little Cove Beaches of Majorca

July 7, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Besides the cultural offerings of capital Palma de Mallorca and various other towns, the largest of Spain's Balearic Islands is a true natural paradise, which helps make it one of Europe's top sun 'n' sand destinations. Yes, it has its mass touri...Leer más

Spanish History Lesson: A Look Back at Spain’s Ruling Bourbon Dynasty

July 6, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Presidencia de la República Mexicana This summer marks the third anniversary of the ascension of King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia (seen above on a state visit to Mexico) to the constitutional throne of Spain. Succeeding his father, Juan Carlos I,...Leer más

Beautiful Biking Around the Madrid Region

June 29, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Dudarev Mikhail Say "Madrid" to many folks outside Spain and they think: bright lights, big ciudad. But this country's capital is only one side of an extremely diverse Community of Madrid including historic towns and cities, forested hills and moun...Leer más

Street Dogs of Havana: A Photo Essay

June 26, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photos: José Balido When I first started visiting Cuba nearly 20 years ago, most dogs mosdef did not have it good at all. Yes, on Old Havana's main street, Calle Obispo, there was already a dog grooming salon for an extremely élite few pampered ...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

Newtown Is Johannesburg’s Coolest Place to Be

June 21, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Francisco Anzola If you're a real traveller, rather than just a tourist, you're a nonconformist with a questing spirit. And in Johannesburg, South Africa, that means Newtown, the vibrant cultural and entertainment district in the western reaches of ...Leer más

5 Ways to Love Paris Like a Local

June 19, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Nora Zubia It long ago stopped being easy to say anything "new" while writing about the City of Light. And as a first-timer, you truly must do the sightseeing highlights. The Eiffel Tower. The Louvre.  The Arc de Triomphe and Champs Elysées. And s...Leer más

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