Flamenco is music, singing and dancing whose origins go back to the Gypsy and Moorish cultures with Arab and Jewish influence. The culture of flamenco is mainly associated with the region of Andalusia, Spain, as well as Murcia and Extremadura, and has become one of the symbols of Spanish culture. On November 16, 2010, flamenco… Continue reading The Flamenco: From Spain with Passion
Alhambra or, preferably, Alambra is located in Granada in Spain, in a dominant position on top of a tree-lined elevation in the southeastern part of the city. It is a rich palatial complex and fortress (alcazar or al-Ksar) that housed the monarch of the nacérida dynasty and the court of the Kingdom of Granada. Its… Continue reading Discover Alhambra!
Estrada Nacional 2 or N2 was created by the National Road Plan of 1945 with the objective of connecting Chaves to Faro. Much of N2 resulted from the renumbering of existing roads, but some sections were built in the following decades. With a length of 738 km, the N2 was then the longest state road,… Continue reading Estrada Nacional N2 – The Portuguese Route 66
If you have traveled in European capitals and not only, you have probably noticed that some gates, bridges, fences or walls are covered with padlocks - the padlocks of love. This is a tradition that is becoming increasingly popular where lovers sometimes inscribe their initials on the padlock and after set release their keys away… Continue reading The Padlocks of Love
Madeira Island is located in the middle of the Atlantic and is the one of the most beautiful Portuguese destinations. With the springtime temperature all year round the Island offers a wide variety of activities that cater all tourist needs. From natural beauty sightseeing, the gastronomy, the lush gardens and popular cafes & restaurants, Madeira… Continue reading 10 Things to do in Madeira Island, the Portuguese Pearl of the Atlantic
1. January: Australia Gold Coast Sydney throws possibly the best New Year's Day parties in the world. Head on up the Gold Coast to Byron Bay, the Whitsunday, or the Great Barrier Reef, or indeed anywhere else along the east coast - the good times just keep rolling. January is the best month to visit, after the crowds of December, though the weather… Continue reading Best Holiday Destination in 12 Months
The Venice Carnival arises from the tradition of the sixteenth century, where the nobility disguised themselves to go out and mingle with the common people. Since then the masks are the most important element of this carnival. The costumes that are used are characteristic of the eighteenth century, black silk clothing, three-point hat and the… Continue reading The Glamour of Venice Carnival
Venice (Italy) Venice is a city unlike any other. You can fall in love with Venice just by having a gondola ride. No matter how often you've seen it in photos and films, the real thing is more dreamlike than you could imagine, with canals where streets should be and water shimmers everywhere. The fabulous… Continue reading Romantic Destinations in Europe
With an average maximum temperature above 20º from February to December, Tenerife is one of those destinations where to run when it's cold in your country! Check our suggestions of the Best Themed Parks in Tenerife to make the most of it with friends or family. Siam Park The Siam Park was inaugurated in 2008… Continue reading The Top 4 Themed Parks in Tenerife
Lourdes is a small town located in the foothills of the Pyrenees in the Occitanie region, in south-west of France. Prior to the mid-19th century, the town was best known for the Château Fort de Lourdes, a fortified castle that has risen from a rocky escarpment at its center. In 1858 Lourdes rose to prominence in France and abroad due to the Marian apparitions claimed… Continue reading Lourdes: The Holy Place of France!