The Community of Madrid has the most protected space on the Iberian Peninsula: 15 per cent of the entire region. Peñalara, in the Guadarrama mountain range, is the region’s highest peak. It rises 2,428m above sea level.
12/09/2022
No one knows for sure how byssus, a natural fibre produced by a mollusc threatened with extinction, reached Sant’Antioco in Sardinia, where it is used to create stunning embroidery.
12/09/2022
The Community of Madrid has the most protected space on the Iberian Peninsula: 15 per cent of the entire region. Peñalara, in the Guadarrama mountain range, is the region’s highest peak. It rises 2,428m above sea level.
12/09/2022
Rich traditions faithfully preserved, architecture that runs from ancient buildings in the medinas to monumental temples and Art Deco gems, unrivalled gastronomy, more than 3,500km of coastline and dreamy landscapes taking in the desert, deep valleys and Atlas Mountains.
12/09/2022
An ambassador of Spanish culture and fashion in the world, Iberia introduces its new uniforms. Designed by Teresa Helbig, they will be worn by all crew and Madrid airport staff from June and will gradually be adopted by staff at all airports.
13/05/2022
Marvel blockbusters such as Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) have featured Washington, D.C. in some of their action sequences. The capital boasts unparalleled natural settings, large monuments filled with symbolism because of their political relevance – such as the Capitol, the White House and the Supreme Court – and an enviable network of museums. No wonder they have often shared the spotlight with well-known Hollywood stars.
13/05/2022
It’s been almost two decades since the Cave of Wonders opened to the public. Situated between San Pedro de Macorís and La Romana, it shows Hispaniola’s pre- Columbian culture through rock art. In the past, the Tainos used this place for burials and funerary rituals. Today, its 840m length displays 472 paintings executed using charcoal and animal fat...
13/05/2022
Imposing buildings such as the Puerta del Alcalá, the facade of the Royal Palace. the entrance to the Botanical Garden. the Royal Basilica of Saint Francis the Great. Real Casa de la Aduana and the tombs of Ferdinand VI and Barbara de Braganza were all designed by Francisco Sabatini. This architect and military engineer serving Charles III and Charles IV had a huge part to play in how Madrid Looks today. To mark 300 years since his birth. the city declared 2021 as his year. This tribute concludes in January 2022 with an exhibition at Centro Cultural de la Villa.
18/01/2022
Until 23 January, the Amsterdam Light Festival is celebrating its tenth anniversary with spectacular displays created by the best designers in the industry, both Dutch and international. This year, the canals will be illuminated by 20 of the most outstanding works from the nine previous editions. With the theme of 'Celebrate Light', they can be seen from the shore or from a 75-minute boat ride.
18/01/2022
The warmth of the Indian Ocean and its calm, crystalline waters far from large urban sprawls have made the almost 1,200 Maldives islands — with their 26 atolls of reefs and sand banks — the perfect home for millions of submarine species. Few places in the world offer such extraordinary divine conditions.
17/01/2022
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