Sitges, Spain

Sitges, Spain Sitges at sunset A charming seaside town just 35 km from Barcelona, Sitges, with its pristine beaches, array of art galleries and vibrant bars and clubs, Sitges has something for everyone. Sometimes referred …

Granada, Spain

Moorish architecture in Alhambra, Spain

Granada, Spain Granada Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Spain’s southernmost region of Andalucia, Granada was the last stronghold of the Spanish Moors and the brilliance of Moorish spirit and culture endures …

Bilbao, Spain

Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

Bilbao, Spain Bilbao In the heart of Basque Country, 11km from the Bay of Biscay, you will find Bilbao, one of northern Spain’s greatest treasures. Renowned for its famous Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao’s architectural wonders are …

Highlights of Seville

Plaza de España in Seville

Highlights of Spain | Seville Founded as the Roman city Hispalis and now the capital of the Andalusia region, Seville is a lively and disarming city, and a popular tourist destination in Spain.

Camino de Santiago

Pilgrimage; Camino-de-Santiago

Highlights of Spain | Camino de Santiago The Camino de Santiago, also known as the Way of St James, is an ancient Catholic pilgrimage route that runs across northern Spain to the shrine of the …

Barcelona Travel Notes The entrancing cosmopolitan city of Barcelona is one of the cultural highlights of Europe. Situated on the Mediterranean coast of the Iberian Peninsula, the Catalan capital is famous for its distinctive architecture …

Highlights of Madrid

Cibeles Fountain In Downtown Madrid

Highlights of Madrid Madrid, the capital of Spain, is situated in the geographical centre of the peninsula, on the Meseta Castellana, the Castilian Plateau, around 700 metres above sea level. With its more than three …

Empires Crossing the Mediterranean: 1130-1300 A thalassocracy–from the Attic Greek thalassocratia with thalassa meaning “sea”–is a nation that exhibits naval supremacy leading to its domination over the seas through exploration, trade, and invasion. Beginning in …