Mallorca. A culinary journey to the capital, Palma, and taking a narrow guage train from Palma to Soller, reviews of hotels and restaurants in Mallorca.
Ibiza Spain. Watersports, a cruising a classic wooden sailboat, stand up paddling in Formentera and around the scenic island–an adventure without clubbing.
In Extremadura, Spain, There is So Much to Savor By Richard Frisbie This was my first visit to the orchards that terrace up the slopes above the Jerte Valley in Extremadura to pick the ripest of Spain’s famous cherry crop. I could reach all the dwarf trees’ branches – especially those hanging low with the […]
Preserved: How a ‘spaghetti western’ spurred its fans to action at Sad Hill Cemetery By Dave Cuzzolina A hidden gem that’s all good–no bad, no ugly Recounting a recent visit to Spain for yet another supposedly genteel listener I saw his attention waning. Like my many other friends. I thought people of a certain refinement, […]
By Tristan Cano Built on the site of a former Moorish stronghold, with a Cathedral (formerly the city’s main Mosque) at its heart, Malaga has all the hallmarks of a classical Andalucian city. Its city center has long outgrown the lines of the old Moorish city, though its walls remain largely in place and stretch […]
Our D.I.Y. driving tour took us on a book location tour of Barcelona in homage to Dan Brown’s Origin and a Back to the Future-esque glimpse of life in medieval times in the south of France while staying in our own castle. By Ginger Warder As Shakespeare once said “what’s past is prologue” and my […]
Experiencing Rich History, Magnificent Views, and Local Cuisine in Southern Valencia By Olivia Gilmore Old and New in Dénia The port city of Dénia, in the province of Alicante, Spain, was dedicated to the goddess Diana by the Romans and is known for getting over 3,000 hours of sunlight a year. The 20 kilometers of […]
Nestled into the southeastern coast of Spain is home to little medieval villages mixed alongside ultra-modern niche cities that any bike riding, paella-eating, travel enthusiast can’t help but love. By Olivia Gilmore There’s no doubt that Valencia’s capital city is a delectable place for any foodie or monument seeker…but what you may not know is […]
By Martina Abba Long are gone the days in which Palma de Mallorca was on the tourist map only for holiday resorts and partying youngsters. The biggest island in the Balearics is now one of Europe’s best hiking destinations. And with pristine remote beaches, green woods on the edge of cliffs, and faraway lighthouses there […]
Learning How to Cut Iberian ham from a Spanish champion By Jackie Sheckler Finch Anselmo Perez didn’t eat much Iberian ham when he was growing up. “We couldn’t afford it,” he said. Now, Perez can eat as much of the exquisite delicacy as he wants. And he can have it carved by one of Spain’s […]