Category: City News

Seville: Schooled on Tapas

The phrase, “eating tour,” neatly summed up a recent trip to Spain.  My partner and I made it our mission to work our way through a succession of fabulous tapas spots in Madrid, Cordoba and Seville. This sampling of staples…

Vancouver: Olympic Park After the Games

Sustainability was the name of the Games this year. Among other things, that means plenty of fun for visitors after athletes and crowds depart. Here’s a peek at what you’ll find in Vancouver – and other venues from this year’s Winter Olympics – after the games are over.

Istanbul: Thriving Art Scene

When the Sakip Sabanci Museum in Istanbul staged Turkey’s first-ever exhibition of work by Pablo Picasso in 2003, promotional billboards covered the city’s walls with the venue and dates of the exhibition, and just a single word: “Picasso.”  On opening…