The most memorable travels are not necessarily the most expensive. This time, I was planning to visit Andalusia with my son who is a student. Since I wanted him to study not only computer programming, but the art of living according to his budget, not mine, he was entrusted with organizing our cheap holiday in… Read More Inexpensive Holidays to Spain? How About Cordoba and Seville?
Please, read how the Count of Torralva Rafael Desmaisieres y Farina reconstructed the ruins of the amazing Almodovar Castle near Cordoba, Andalusia.… Read More Monument to Count of Torralva—Castillo de Almodovar del Rio near Cordoba
For three days, Madrid literally unleashed its treasures on us: Prado Museum, Museo Cerralbo, Museum of America, El Greco, Velázquez, Goya, Murillo, Titian, Veronese, Bosch, Van Dyck, Rubens, Dürer, and Poussin. This painting was Irina’s favorite. She believes the beauty of Amalia de Llano y Dotres by Federico de Madrazo depicted here is much… Read More Mona Lisa Copy in Museo del Prado is Younger than Original
The castle and town of Cardona are located in the centre of Catalonia, 85 km from the city of Barcelona.… Read More Parador Duques de Cardona Hotel: You Are in Medieval Spain Today
Yes, Segovia is a quiet provincial town today, but five centuries ago, passions boiled here.… Read More Spanish Segovia: Five World Famous Sites in One Place
There are good reasons why Segovia’s roast suckling pig has become a legend. Chefs use their skills, competing annually to be the best at cooking meat that melts in one’s mouth.… Read More Cochinillo Asado or Segovia’s Roast Suckling Pig—Please Bring the Second Portion!