Writer Nicole Pensiero hops on a guided tour to pack in as much Spain as she can in a little over a week.
The largest city in Spain’s Basque country, once the center of the separatist movement, is carving out a new image as a place for innovative cuisine and design.
Guernica? Check. Plaza Mayor? Check. For her latest visit to Madrid, our writer moved on to some of Madrid’s edgier terrain.
In Spain’s third largest city, Valencia, sunshine and music are abundant. Ron Bernthal basks — and listens.
Guest bloggers Mr & Mrs Smith give the inside scoop on The San Sebastián Film Festival, which brings a touch of Hollywood-style glitz to Spain’s Basque region.
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 like patatas bravas (fried potatoes in a spicy tomato sauce), tortilla de patata (potato omelet) […]
I first saw the Alhambra, the great Moorish palace in Granada, Spain, in 1976. My sole preparation prior to the visit consisted of reading a description in “Europe on $25 A Day” (or whatever the per diem was in those days). Even with my scanty knowledge of the nearly 800-year Islamic rule of Spain, I […]
Heaping bowls of lethally-smooth sangria were on offer. But I was saving myself for the several varieties of sidra naturale, made from naturally-fermented apples.
On any other trip, a dusty duo of twentysomething men hiking along the edge of a remote highway in Spain would hardly have caught my eye. But this is the third day of my trip from Barcelona to the sacred destination of Santiago de Compostela, and I’m on the lookout for authentic pilgrims. I know […]
In Madrid, it’s arts galore all summer long. Now in its 24th year, Madrid’s summer festival includes many free events and, for the next few days, there’ll even be dancing in the streets.