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

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

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

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

Catalan Painter Alfredo Palmero Loves Visitors

June 13, 2017 - Sin comentarios

       Alfredo Palmero “Hola, hola! Is that you? I’m coming”, a lanky, pony-tailed figure, leaning precariously out of an upstairs window, called down to us. Moments later, the heavily carved front door opened, and we were admitted ...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

Urban Japan Through the Eyes of a Polish Photographer

May 25, 2017 - Sin comentarios

mtmjolnir/YouTube He could be a poster boy of post-Cold War artistic globalisation. At age 31, Lukasz Palka, from Tarnów, Poland by way of Chicago, has been based in Tokyo for the past decade and specialises in gritty urban (and especially noct...Leer más

Notes From Underground: Caves of the Dominican Republic

May 24, 2017 - Sin comentarios

The Dominican Republic is of course well known as a destination for marvelous beaches, cool adventure sports, and the historic corners of its capital Santo Domingo. Much more "under cover," if you will, is what's underground: thousands upon thous...Leer más

Craving Croatia’s Dreamy Dalmatian Coast

May 18, 2017 - Sin comentarios

xbrchx Most everyone knows that the UNESCO World Heritage Site that is the ancient walled city of Dubrovnik (read our past post here) is a real stunner, but so is much of the nearby coast and hinterland of Dalmatia, which covers pretty much all o...Leer más

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