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

Big Fun in Big Sur, California

October 11, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Ah, the open road in the USA - cruising top-down along the legendary Route 66, the Pacific Coast Highway... But I actually have my own favourite route - it's Highway 1, winding along the central California coast through the region called Big Su...Leer más

The Spectacular New Botín Art Centre of Santander, Spain

September 7, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Enrico Cano   Much awaited these past five years, the city that’s an undersung gem of green north Spain welcomed the opening this summer (attended by Spain's king and queen) of a wonderful new art centre, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning...Leer más

Barbecue in the USA: A Quick Primer

August 10, 2017 - Sin comentarios

vwcampin In the USA, barbecue is a year-round treat, and many regions of the country – mostly in the American South – have their own particular slant on the art of roasting, smoking, and saucing meats on a nice hot grill or in a smoker or pit....Leer más

Top 6 Revolutionary War Sites of New York City

July 4, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Daniel Schwen Back before, during, and after the American Revolution (1776-1983) and the years leading up to it, New York City was as now the largest and one of the most important cities of the nascent United States of America – and in fact even s...Leer más

Distinguished Museums Also Celebrate LGBTQ Pride

June 28, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Chainless Photography This week Madrid is awash in rainbow colours and welcoming gay folks from all over the planet as it pulls out the stops for World Pride with parties (of course), concerts, and other cultural happenings of all types. Museums g...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

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

Barcelona’s Iconic Montjuïc Hill Celebrated in Poster Exhibition

May 29, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Ajuntament de Barcelona The "mountain" known as Montjuïc (at a maximum 185 metres/606 feet high, really more like a broad, shallow, and admittedly very big hill) in Barcelona's southwest looms large over the city not just physically but ...Leer más

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