The Legend of Puente de San Martin – Toledo

Bridge of San Martin

The Legend of Puente de San Martin – How One Woman Saved Her Husband from Disgrace: It is often said that behind every successful man, there stands a woman and one of the more appealing legends from Toledo involves the Puente de San Martin (San Martin Bridge) and how one smart woman saved her husband […]

The Magic Fountain of Montjuic – La Font Magica

La Font Magica, Montjuic

THE MAGIC FOUNTAIN OF MONTJUIC IS MAGICAL INDEED: The Magic Fountain of Montjuic is one of Barcelona’s more popular attractions. Although I had previously seen pictures of the Magic Fountain (La Font Magica), nothing quite prepared me for how magical this Montjuic fountain is. We were rushed from our dinner to Montjuic to catch the […]

Fish Foot Spa – A Fish Pedicure in Costa del Sol

Fish Foot Spa

A Fish Pedicure Is A Natural Way of Exfoliating Your Feet: The bright blue shop logo attracted Tony’s attention – Fish Foot Spa is the name of the shop.  You have to see this place to believe it. In the smallish shop there are several comfortable sofas and women are sitting with their feet in […]

Museo Reina Sofia – Madrid’s Queen Sofia Museum

Museo Reina Sofia by O.Gago_cc-by-sa-2.0

The Reina Sofia Museum – Dedicated to Modern Spanish Art: The Prado Museum is undoubtedly the main attraction for art-loving visitors to Madrid. But for those who appreciate modern art, the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia – Museo Reina Sofia in short – should not be missed. Established in 1991 and named after […]

Basilica de San Francisco El Grande

Basilica-de-San-Francisco-el-Grande

Madrid’s Basilica de San Francisco El Grande: From the external facade of the Basilica de San Francisco El Grande (Basilica of Saint Francis the Great) you could be forgiven for not being inquisitive about this church – its exterior is rather plain. But once you step inside, a different picture unfolds. This Madrid basilica is […]

Discover the Surrealist World of Dalí in the Costa Brava

Dalí Museum, Figueras by Benutzer Hagbard

At the Dalí Museums in the Costa Brava Visitors Can Discover Dalí’s Universe: While the Costa Brava is a popular package holiday destination for tourists from Northern Europe – the United Kingdom and France in particular – the Catalonian ‘wild coast’ is not just about golden beaches, sandy coves and overcrowded holiday resorts.  There are […]

Alcazaba – A Moorish Fortification in Malaga – Andalucia

Alcazaba - Malaga

The Malaga Alcazaba, a Defensive Structure, is Also An Architectural Marvel: Situated on one of the many high hills near Malaga in the Andalucia region of Spain, the Alcazaba is no mere castle.   Built as a defensive structure, the Malaga Alcazaba  is also an architectural marvel. From an Arab word ‘al-qasbah’ meaning ‘fortress‘, the Alcazaba […]

Things to See and Do in Granada – Andalucia

The Generalife, Alhambra

Granada Attractions – Things to See and Do In Granada: Granada  may be a smallish city of fewer than half a million, but it is one of Spain’s best tourist mecca.  There are more things to see and do in Granada than in some cities much greater in size.  Not least of its attractions are […]

Teatro Real – A Royal Madrid Opera Theatre

Teatro Real or El Real..

Madrid’s El Real Is One of The World’s Grand Opera Houses: Madrid’s Teatro Real (Royal Theatre) or El Real is one of the many grand opera houses in the world. Located just in front of Madrid’s Palacio Real (Royal Palace), the Teatro Real was completed on the instructions of Queen Isabel II. Teatro Real opened […]