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

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

Japan’s Spectacular Takayama Matsuri Festival

October 9, 2017 - Sin comentarios

We arrived before 10 am, and our VIP group was hastily ushered to seats arranged right in front of one of the main yatai – a festival float on wheels, presented before Sakurayama Hachiman shrine, the main protector of the city since its enl...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

Discovering ‘Authentic’ Barcelona in its Sants Neighbourhood

September 19, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Dani Keral The working-class district of Sants in Barcelona's south is best known for its enormous train station - Spain's second largest - which connects the city to most other destinations throughout the country. So tens and hundreds of thousa...Leer más

Spanish History Lesson: Spain’s European Empire

September 14, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Rijksmuseum Most everyone is well aware that Spain had a far-flung overseas empire, which included not only most of Latin America but also the Philippines and even areas of northern and western Africa. (resulting in Africa’s only Spanish-speaking ...Leer más

Lights…Camera…Rio!

September 8, 2017 - 1 comentario

Marinelson Almeida Despite Brazil's current crisis, visiting Rio de Janeiro remains an amazing experience, thanks to its setting, its attractions, its traditions, and its overall vibe. It's a mix which has attracted many a filmmaker over the decad...Leer más

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