25 Top Spots for Fall Foliage Watching in Europe

August 16, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Ondrej Prosicky When you read about spectacular autumn foliage and leaf-peeping, the vast majority of the attention gets focused on places like the northerly regions of the USA. But many Europeans can tell you that large parts of the the Old Cont...Leer más

A Cool Weekend in Shanghai

August 9, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Marita Acosta It's so great having a local friend who can get you right to the coolest stuff in town - especially when that town is a sprawling, enormous city like Shanghai. And these days, creative Shanghai has a lot of cool to go around. On a rece...Leer más

13 Tips for Planning the Perfect Beach Wedding

July 31, 2017 - 1 comentario

adamkontor/pixabay I know you want this day to be special. How about making it extra special? Most people when they think about the perfect beach wedding, they imagine a beautiful sunset setting, the light, balmy breeze, and the sound of the waves. ...Leer más

Sweet Summer Escapes in the Madrid Region

July 25, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Turismo Comunidad de Madrid It's undeniable: the Community of Madrid surrounding Spain's capital has it all for an unforgettable summer. All within an hour of the city of Madrid you'll find a very different side of things, with a wide range of holid...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

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

New Puerto Rico Modern-Art Fair Showcases Cool Caribbean

June 1, 2017 - Sin comentarios

MECA If you’ve ever visited San Juan, you’ve undoubtedly walked past or perhaps even browsed many of the Old San Juan art galleries, with offerings ranging from tourist kitsch to cutting-edge, avant-garde works. And in fact in recent years the s...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

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