You thought you’d checked off all of Granada’s sights from your list of things to see, but alas, one more remains: The Cartuja Monastery. Opulent, art-filled and 300 years in the making, it’s one more Granada stop that you won’t want to miss. Often called the Granada Charterhouse or La Cartuja of Granada, the humble-on-the-outside […]
In many ways, Jerez is all things especially Spanish wrapped into one – from flamenco-style costumes, to bulls and fancy horses, and of course wine, oh the wine. So if you plan to go on a day trip to this part of southern Spain, here are three ways you can get to know the region […]
What comes to mind when you hear of the Spanish city of Valencia? The beach? Paella? Maybe even oranges (for which the region is famous)? Perhaps. But really, one of Valencia’s most emblematic images is the City of Arts and Sciences, with its futuristic architecture and educational and entertaining venues.
Given that Spain became an almost entirely Catholic country come the 16th century, it might come as a surprise to discover that, before that, Catholicism, Islam and Judaism all peacefully coexisted and even thrived in the Latin land. And few places serve as a better example of this than Córdoba, which happens to be home to one of Europe’s largest Jewish quarters.
Being the adventurous traveler that you are, you can’t wait to see the sights of Granada and Seville. But maybe you’re looking for something a little bit more unconventional — something a little more adventurous. So why not see these – some of Spain’s most beloved cities – from above, rather than just from the […]
Southern Spain is covered with pueblos blancos; essentially towns of whitewashed homes that pretty much bring to life everything you might have imagined this part of the world to be. Some of these white villages – as they are called in English – form part of a more formalized route called the ruta de los […]