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

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

12 Top Archaeological Sites of Mexico’s Yucatan

June 15, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Progettocrema Some of the world’s most famous ruins can be found in this expansive, steamy lowland peninsula covering the southern Mexican states of Yucatán, Campeche, and Quintana Roo (as well as, many people don’t realise, northern Belize...Leer más

42 Years After ‘Jaws’, Martha’s Vineyard Still Quite a Catch

June 14, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Vidu Gunaratna Some time ago I happened to run across that toothy old classic Jaws online, and as I watched, the impossibly picturesque maritime settings and endless beaches awakened in me a nostalgia for the light, colours, sounds, and tastes of...Leer más

Spanish History Lesson: One State From Many Kingdoms

June 6, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Sean Pavone Like a number of other European countries, modern Spain has its roots in history going back millennia. But more immediately, it all came together from a patchwork of kingdoms of the Middle Ages which shaped the unified kingdom which...Leer más

It’s Summer, & They’re Off! (To Elegant Saratoga Springs, New York)

June 5, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Dennis W Donohue I got the horse right here, The name is Paul Revere, And here's a guy that says that the weather's clear, Can do, can do, this guy says the horse can do. If he says the horse can do, can do, can do… As the chap at...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

Some of the USA’s Best Museums Are in Boston

May 16, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Kalim Saliba For those interested in USA history, "Beantown" is a bonanza, with its many sites and neighbourhoods rich in colonial, revolutionary, and republican history over its 400 years of existence. But Boston is also one of this country’s ...Leer más

In New York City, MoMA’s Frank Lloyd Wright Retrospective

May 12, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Pablo Sanchez One of the 20th century’s most iconic and influential architects, Wisconsin-born Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) was one of the defining creators of modern architecture through more than 530 buildings, from iconic private residences...Leer más

Escape From Manhattan: A Cheer for the Bronx

April 17, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | jim.henderson For many around the world (and even in the United States), New York City is essentially synonymous with its central borough, the island of of Manhattan, which hogs much of the wealth, glamour, and attractions of this metropol...Leer más

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