On Our 90th Anniversary, an Iberia Exhibition in Madrid

October 24, 2017 - Sin comentarios

As we've been reminding you throughout 2017, we're in the midst of a big birthday this year: the 90th anniversary of our founding! We've been marking the occasion in various ways in the past month, and the most recent just opened to visitors at Ma...Leer más

Córdoba, Spain’s Nifty New Flower Fest

October 20, 2017 - Sin comentarios

FLORA International Flower Festival The ancient, atmospheric, labyrinthine old quarter of this Andalusian city on the Guadalquivir River is known for its history, its winding cobblestone lanes, its grand mosque/cathedral, and its lovely patios. And ...Leer más

A Treaty & a Treat: The Fun, Historic Dutch City of Maastricht

October 17, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Arsenie Krasnevsky During a year when the European Union is commemorating the 25th anniverary of the momentous signing of the Maastricht Treaty which established the EU, no better time to take a look at this vibrant university city in the southeast ...Leer más

The Palaces-and-Gardens Routes of Germany’s Baden-Württemberg

October 12, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Peter Stein Anyone a fan of HGTV’s Castle Hunters, in which U.S. couples travel to Europe to find a stately pile to call their own? A Southwest Germany driving route known as the Burgenstrasse (Castles Road) will be right up your alley. But so it...Leer más

Volcanoes of Lanzarote on Foot & 4×4

October 10, 2017 - Sin comentarios

leoks The fourth largest/third smallest of the Canary Islands, Lanzarote is one of its drier, most volcanic-looking ones, wth golden-brown beaches populated by sand blown over from the relatively nearby Sahara desert (the African mainland being aro...Leer más

A Romantic Road Trip Out of Lisbon

October 4, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Tsezarina Europe is of course crisscrossed by fairytale drives of all sorts, but Portugal can truly lay claim to one which is one of the continent's most enchanting, and one furthermore quite close in to capital Lisbon, all driveable in as little a...Leer más

Lights…Camera…Turin!

September 29, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Toni del Popolo If you're an aficionado of vintage European films, thrillers, or cheesy horror, you may know the work of director Dario Argento. Now aged 76, especially in the 1970s and 1980s, Argento was a maestro of the macabre, called "the Italia...Leer más

Lights…Camera…Dominican Republic!

September 28, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Mariordo Thanks to both its appealingly tropical Caribbean and Spanish colonial vibes, the Dominican Republic has had a long history on the silver screen, both playing itself but more often playing other places both real and imagined. First the rea...Leer más

In Spain’s Green Asturias, Once Gritty Gijón a Rejuvenated Dynamo

September 27, 2017 - Sin comentarios

juanjominor The largest city (pop. 280,000) of Asturias, one of the regions of Spain's green north, Gijón is also its major seaport, right astride the bracing Cantabrian Sea. And for much of the 20th century, the emphasis here was less on aesthet...Leer más

Creativity a-Go-Go in Cape Town, South Africa

September 22, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Zeitz MOCAA Africa's most dynamic country is naturally home to some of its most dynamic cities. And especially when it comes to culture and creativity, it can be argued that South Africa's "Mother City", Cape Town, continues to lead the parade. A...Leer más

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