China Culture: Beijing Hutong

Entering the modernized Beijing, what interest people the most often are not those row upon row of sky rises, nor are the wide streets extending…

Swimming with Dolphins

Over the course of the last decade, swimming with the dolphins has become an exciting, somewhat expensive pastime.As just about anything having to do with…

Ancient Athens Versus Modern Athens

Ancient Athens versus modern Athens??? Could we marry those two antitheses without causing any disgrace? Could we be right to suspect that such a project…

Gaudi’s Barcelona

The native Catalan architect certainly left his mark on this great city and a visit to Barcelona wouldn’t be complete without taking in some of…

San Fermin – Pamplona

Known locally as “Sanfermines”, this raucous festival takes place in the Basque town of Pamplona between July 6th-14th in honour of the city’s patron saint,…

Semana Santa – Malaga

The Holy Week (Semana Santa) processions are the largest religious festival in the catholic world and take place from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday with…

The Alhambra – Grenada

The Alhambra is touted by many as being the best preserved example of a Moorish palace in Europe. Located in the Andalusian city of Grenada…