La Rioja – Wine and So Much More

If you go to La Rioja region of Northern Spain for the wine, you certainly won’t be disappointed. If you go for the food that’s terrific also, but there is so much more to La Rioja, including charming medieval villages, cathedrals, castles and dolmens.

Follow Jerry Olivas and his wife as they discover the many attractions of the region.

Camino de Santiago – It’s all about the journey. Part III

Arriving at one’s destination can be a bittersweet experience. Especially when on a pilgrimage or a hiking trail, where the journey is more important than the destination. But then again, every journey must come to an end for a new one to begin.

Ava Kabouchy finishes her Camino de Santiago, not in a cathedral but on a beach; at the End of the World in Spain.

Best of Catalonia Beyond Barcelona

Catalonia is steeped in tradition, with its own language and enormous sense of pride in its separate identity. From gravity-defying monasteries to medieval alleys, where time has stood still, the hinterland of Barcelona will surprise you with its authenticity and opportunities. Follow first-time visitor Saul Schwartz and his wife Fern, as they explore the best day trips from Barcelona.

Top10 To-Do in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

This the ninth-largest city in Spain is a great mashup of colonial style history, party-happy tourists, wave-riding surfers and locals, enjoying one of the best climates in Europe.

Here, you can surf the waves, catch a sunbeam, shop till you drop and drink till you’ve had enough. Which means, that you have 6 more fun things to try out!

The Legend of Roland

The story about the brave and reckless knight Roland and his legendary sword Durendal is rooted in historical facts. His story inspired the romantic movement in medieval France and song were sung about him, praising him as the perfect knight. But how much is true? Is fiction better than fact? [masterslider id=”11″] Fact Roland really was…

Five Fab Barcelona Breaks

Barcelona is an international tourism destination with world-class appeal. It has unique architecture, exquisite gastronomy and a pleasant climate. With so much to experience and so many people wanting to do so, Barcelona can get pretty crowded. Then what? Especially in summertime, the Rambla is bursting with a heated, international crowd, so if you feel…

Gaudí Top 10 – Modernisme masterpieces

Barcelona is undisputedly the Art Nouveau capital of the Iberian peninsula, and while genius architects like Lluís Domènech i Montaner created the UNESCO World Heritage designated and exceptionally beautiful Palau de Musica Catalana, there is one light that shines a little brighter on the Art Nouveau sky: Antoni Gaudí. [masterslider id=”6″] Seven of Gaudí’s works constitute yet…